The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer 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 Cramer over the 3 months to 23 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 Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 546 540 483
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -57
Contract jobs citing Cramer 32 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.035% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.076% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cramer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cramer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cramer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cramer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cramer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cramer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cramer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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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 -10 31 £250 -23.07% 4
South East +2 28 £250 -16.66% 4
Berkshire +26 27 £250 -23.07% 4
Bracknell - 8 £173 - 2
London - 2 £500 -
Reading +8 1 - -
City of London - - - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 32 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 22 (35.48%) 3G
3 20 (32.26%) MPLS
4 19 (30.65%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) PL/SQL
4 19 (30.65%) SQL
5 18 (29.03%) SDH
5 18 (29.03%) 2G
5 18 (29.03%) Radio Access Network
6 17 (27.42%) Amdocs
7 16 (25.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
8 14 (22.58%) Ericsson
9 13 (20.97%) LTE
10 12 (19.35%) Oracle
10 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
11 11 (17.74%) Cisco
11 11 (17.74%) Migration
12 9 (14.52%) TDD
12 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
12 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
12 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
12 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
12 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (12.90%) JAXB
13 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (12.90%) BEA
13 8 (12.90%) Netcool
13 8 (12.90%) BGP
13 8 (12.90%) SOAP

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
1 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) 3G
2 20 (32.26%) MPLS
3 18 (29.03%) SDH
3 18 (29.03%) 2G
3 18 (29.03%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
5 13 (20.97%) LTE
6 8 (12.90%) BGP
6 8 (12.90%) ATM
7 7 (11.29%) 4G
8 6 (9.68%) DNS
8 6 (9.68%) GSM
9 5 (8.06%) OSPF
9 5 (8.06%) Internet
10 4 (6.45%) Firewall
11 3 (4.84%) DSL
11 3 (4.84%) DWDM
11 3 (4.84%) UMTS
11 3 (4.84%) VPN
11 3 (4.84%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Toad
General
1 32 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.84%) OSS Architect
5 3 (4.84%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.23%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Transmission Planner
6 2 (3.23%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) JAXB
1 8 (12.90%) SOAP
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
1 8 (12.90%) XML
1 8 (12.90%) JMS
1 8 (12.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) TDD
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
4 4 (6.45%) Network Management
4 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Network Design
5 3 (4.84%) Network Planning
5 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) WFM
6 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.61%) SOA
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.61%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.61%) Change Management
7 1 (1.61%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
1 19 (30.65%) PL/SQL
1 19 (30.65%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) CCNP
3 5 (8.06%) CCNA
3 5 (8.06%) CCDP
3 5 (8.06%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) CCIP
5 3 (4.84%) CCDE
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) PMP
7 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Netcool
2 7 (11.29%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (4.84%) OPNET
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Amdocs
2 16 (25.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (22.58%) Ericsson
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco
6 8 (12.90%) BEA
6 8 (12.90%) MetaSolv
7 7 (11.29%) Huawei
7 7 (11.29%) Nokia
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix
8 6 (9.68%) Remedy
9 4 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (6.45%) Nortel
9 4 (6.45%) Infovista
10 3 (4.84%) BMC
10 3 (4.84%) Juniper
10 3 (4.84%) NetCracker
10 3 (4.84%) Greenplum
11 2 (3.23%) BT
12 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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