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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3Com
UK
Rank - 620 603
Contract jobs citing 3Com 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £460 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) PDA
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

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 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Server Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) PDA
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) SUSE
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR