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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ComArch
Rank 571 573 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ComArch 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£269 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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
23928 23341 20962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.66% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 12726 10988
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 994 1251
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (11.11%) LTE
5 1 (11.11%) MGW
5 1 (11.11%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) 2G
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Cramer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 1 (11.11%) RNC
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) GIS
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) SDH

ComArch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) SDH
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) DWDM
2 1 (11.11%) 2G
2 1 (11.11%) RNC
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) MGW
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) OSS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) Cramer