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 21 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 Computacenter PLC.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computacenter
Rank 598 600 546
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -54
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.42 £8.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £8.75 -
% change year-on-year
+41.94% -

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
25387 25596 22327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.55% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14473 14324 11853
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £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 1086 1098 1184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 30 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 4 £400 - 35
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
South East -6 1 £200 - 7
North West - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 12
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bradford - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 4
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 8
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 6
Nottingham - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 6
Derbyshire - - - - 4
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 12
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Computacenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) MS Office
4 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 5 (14.71%) SLA
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.71%) SCCM
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) WAN
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) CMDB
8 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
8 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA

Computacenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) TACACS
2 2 (5.88%) SMTP
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.88%) Line Management
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.88%) CCSA
1 2 (5.88%) CCSE
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) HP APS
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Samba
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) BT
4 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.88%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Compaq
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
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