The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3Com over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the 3Com Corporation.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3Com
Rank 626 634 641
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing 3Com 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.013% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £250 £434 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.36% +60.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £408 £270
% change year-on-year
-38.65% +50.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

3Com
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3Com as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

3Com Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3Com
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3Com within the UK.

3Com Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3Com
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3Com within the UK.

3Com Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3Com
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3Com within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Falkirk - 1 £250 -
Scotland - 1 £250 -

3Com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3Com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 3Com.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) PDA
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux

3Com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) PDA
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
1 3 (30.00%) SUSE
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR