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 19 December 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 Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 558 550 482
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -68
Contract jobs citing Cramer 37 32 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 17
Average daily rate
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£268 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £241 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.39% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -21 37 £268 -4.46% 2
South East +3 34 £275 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +23 32 £275 -8.33% 2
Reading +24 9 £300 -
Bracknell +5 8 £173 -28.12% 1
London - 2 £550 -
City of London - - - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
2 20 (31.75%) SDH
3 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
3 19 (30.16%) 3G
3 19 (30.16%) MPLS
4 18 (28.57%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 18 (28.57%) SQL
5 15 (23.81%) 2G
6 13 (20.63%) Amdocs
7 12 (19.05%) Migration
7 12 (19.05%) Oracle
7 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 12 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (17.46%) Cisco
9 10 (15.87%) ATM
9 10 (15.87%) LTE
10 9 (14.29%) Remedy
10 9 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (12.70%) 4G
11 8 (12.70%) Netcool
11 8 (12.70%) BGP
11 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (12.70%) JAXB
11 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (12.70%) BEA
11 8 (12.70%) Ericsson
11 8 (12.70%) JMS
11 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
11 8 (12.70%) SOAP

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
1 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) SDH
2 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
2 19 (30.16%) 3G
2 19 (30.16%) MPLS
3 15 (23.81%) 2G
4 12 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (15.87%) ATM
5 10 (15.87%) LTE
6 8 (12.70%) 4G
6 8 (12.70%) BGP
6 8 (12.70%) GSM
7 5 (7.94%) Internet
7 5 (7.94%) OSPF
7 5 (7.94%) UMTS
8 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 4 (6.35%) 2.5G
8 4 (6.35%) Firewall
9 3 (4.76%) DSL
9 3 (4.76%) DWDM
9 3 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Toad
General
1 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) German Language
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Developer
2 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.35%) OSS Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (4.76%) Transmission Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Amdocs Consultant
7 1 (1.59%) Circuiting Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) OSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) JAXB
1 8 (12.70%) JMS
1 8 (12.70%) SOAP
1 8 (12.70%) Web Services
1 8 (12.70%) XML
1 8 (12.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) Data Migration
2 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.70%) TDD
3 6 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 5 (7.94%) Network Management
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Network Design
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.17%) SOA
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
1 18 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.11%) CCNP
3 5 (7.94%) CCNA
3 5 (7.94%) CCDP
3 5 (7.94%) CCIE
4 4 (6.35%) CCIP
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) CCDE
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) PMP
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Netcool
2 4 (6.35%) OPNET
3 2 (3.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Amdocs
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
4 9 (14.29%) Remedy
4 9 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (12.70%) BEA
5 8 (12.70%) Ericsson
5 8 (12.70%) MetaSolv
6 7 (11.11%) Citrix
7 6 (9.52%) Huawei
8 5 (7.94%) Nortel
9 4 (6.35%) Infovista
9 4 (6.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (6.35%) BMC
9 4 (6.35%) Greenplum
9 4 (6.35%) NetCracker
10 3 (4.76%) Juniper
11 2 (3.17%) Nokia
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.17%) BT
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