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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ComArch
Rank 589 592 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing ComArch 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.012% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) RNC
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) SDH
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) PMP
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Nokia
4 3 (30.00%) Huawei
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) German Language
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) LTE
6 1 (10.00%) MGW
6 1 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (10.00%) 2G
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Cramer

ComArch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SDH
1 4 (40.00%) RNC
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) DWDM
3 1 (10.00%) 2G
3 1 (10.00%) LTE
3 1 (10.00%) MGW
3 1 (10.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) OSS Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Microwave Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMP
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (30.00%) Nokia
3 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) Cramer
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