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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computacenter
Rank 616 591 589
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 9 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.044% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.097% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
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£370 £288 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £450 £575
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 0
Average hourly rate - £16.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.64 -

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
26014 25842 24426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.68% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15396 14442 13501
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1121 1109 1103
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 6 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 1 September 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 -25 9 £370 +31.55% 33
Leeds -20 7 £370 +76.19%
West Yorkshire -20 7 £370 +76.19%
Yorkshire -26 7 £370 +76.19%
London -4 1 £450 +60.00% 7
Bromley - 1 £450 -

Computacenter
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
2 7 (46.67%) Data Validation
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) MS Access
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365

Computacenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 7 (46.67%) Data Validation
2 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat