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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computacenter
Rank 587 578 602
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 26 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.025% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £575 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +91.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £575 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £575 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +91.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.63 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +86.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £20.63 £11.07
% change year-on-year
-19.05% +86.31%

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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computacenter within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Computacenter Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Computacenter
Top 9 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 18 September 2014. 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 -14 22 £281 -51.08% 23
South East -2 3 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - - - -
East of England - - - - 12
Hertfordshire - - - - 12
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2

Computacenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
5 3 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (10.00%) Retail
5 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) BT
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Computacenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Customer Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Installation Technician
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) CMDB
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Project Management
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (6.67%) Time Management
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITSM
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
1 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (10.00%) VBScript
1 3 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) APMP
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) BT
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec