The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Computacenter 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 Computacenter over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Computacenter PLC.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computacenter
Rank 558 551 533
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 25 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.009% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £450 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £14.45
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 - £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 - £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.57 - £14.45

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Computacenter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Computacenter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computacenter
Daily Rate Trend

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

Computacenter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computacenter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computacenter within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Computacenter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Computacenter
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Computacenter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Computacenter
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computacenter within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 +3 22 £325 -27.77% 24
London - 5 £205 - 3
West Midlands - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £205 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
York - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 18
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 18

Computacenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Computacenter 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 Computacenter.

1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.07%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) SLA
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) MS Office
6 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 7 (12.50%) WAN
6 7 (12.50%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.71%) SCCM
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Finance
8 5 (8.93%) CCSA
8 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
8 5 (8.93%) CCSE
8 5 (8.93%) Fault Management
8 5 (8.93%) F5
8 5 (8.93%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) CCNP
8 5 (8.93%) TACACS
8 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification

Computacenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Computacenter 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 Computacenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) LAN
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) TACACS
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.14%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.57%) SAN
7 2 (3.57%) SMTP
8 1 (1.79%) SSL
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Customer Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.79%) Vendor Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.79%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.57%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
1 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.71%) Change Management
3 5 (8.93%) Fault Management
3 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Line Management
5 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) ERP
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.79%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) CCSA
3 5 (8.93%) CCSE
3 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CNA
4 1 (1.79%) CNE
4 1 (1.79%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) APMP
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.79%) UAG
3 1 (1.79%) Samba
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) MOM
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.93%) F5
4 5 (8.93%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.93%) Juniper
4 5 (8.93%) Nokia
5 3 (5.36%) Remedy
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) Lotus
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Compaq
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Websense