The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ComArch products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ComArch over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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 ComArch.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ComArch
Rank 607 580 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing ComArch 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £395 -
% change year-on-year
-9.49% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
24797 23698 21741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.94% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13470 11558
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1055 1174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

ComArch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ComArch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ComArch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ComArch
Daily Rate Trend

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

ComArch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ComArch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ComArch within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ComArch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ComArch
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ComArch within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 6 £358 -9.49%
South East -23 3 £358 -9.49%
Slough - 3 £358 -
Berkshire - 3 £358 -

ComArch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ComArch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ComArch.

1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SDH
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) RNC
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
4 3 (27.27%) Huawei
4 3 (27.27%) Network Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia
4 3 (27.27%) PMP
4 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 2 (18.18%) Cramer
5 2 (18.18%) LTE
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) MGW

ComArch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ComArch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ComArch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SDH
2 4 (36.36%) RNC
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (9.09%) MGW
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) DWDM
5 1 (9.09%) 2G
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) German Language
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) OSS Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Microwave Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Network Planning
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Cramer
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens
4 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent