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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 559 567 509
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -58
Contract jobs citing Cramer 19 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.015% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.034% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 13
Average daily rate
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£308 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £281 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
- -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50

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
24546 23827 21377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.45% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 13115 11393
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1059 1050 1177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -6 18 £265 - 1
Berkshire +11 17 £265 +12.76% 1
South East -6 17 £258 +3.00% 1
Slough - 6 £185 -
Bracknell - 2 £350 - 1
London - 1 £450 -
City of London - - - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 30 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 27 (46.55%) 3G
3 24 (41.38%) 2G
3 24 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (31.03%) Amdocs
5 16 (27.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 16 (27.59%) Ericsson
5 16 (27.59%) Java
5 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
5 16 (27.59%) SQL
6 14 (24.14%) LTE
7 13 (22.41%) ATM
8 11 (18.97%) SDH
8 11 (18.97%) MPLS
9 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
10 8 (13.79%) Migration
10 8 (13.79%) Nokia
11 7 (12.07%) Netcool
11 7 (12.07%) DNS
11 7 (12.07%) C
11 7 (12.07%) NSN NetAct
11 7 (12.07%) 4G
12 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
12 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
12 6 (10.34%) TDD
12 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.34%) Oracle
12 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
12 6 (10.34%) Cisco
12 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
1 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) 3G
2 24 (41.38%) 2G
2 24 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (24.14%) LTE
4 13 (22.41%) ATM
5 11 (18.97%) SDH
5 11 (18.97%) MPLS
6 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
7 7 (12.07%) DNS
7 7 (12.07%) 4G
8 5 (8.62%) BGP
9 4 (6.90%) VPN
10 3 (5.17%) Internet
10 3 (5.17%) OSPF
11 2 (3.45%) UMTS
11 2 (3.45%) GSM
11 2 (3.45%) RSVP
11 2 (3.45%) Telnet
11 2 (3.45%) Firewall
11 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Toad
General
1 30 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Transmission Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.72%) OSS Architect
8 1 (1.72%) OSS Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Transmission Planner
8 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) SOAP
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
1 5 (8.62%) XML
1 5 (8.62%) JMS
1 5 (8.62%) WSDL
1 5 (8.62%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Frameworx
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 6 (10.34%) TDD
2 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Software Licensing
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.45%) WFM
5 2 (3.45%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.45%) Network Design
5 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.72%) Project Management
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL
6 1 (1.72%) UML
6 1 (1.72%) CRM
6 1 (1.72%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.72%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.72%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
1 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) CCNP
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) CCIP
2 4 (6.90%) CCIE
2 4 (6.90%) CCDP
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) CCDE
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Netcool
1 7 (12.07%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Amdocs
2 16 (27.59%) Ericsson
2 16 (27.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (13.79%) Nokia
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) Infovista
5 5 (8.62%) MetaSolv
5 5 (8.62%) BEA
5 5 (8.62%) Remedy
5 5 (8.62%) Huawei
6 3 (5.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (5.17%) Nortel
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Siemens
8 1 (1.72%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.72%) BT
8 1 (1.72%) ComArch
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