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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cramer
Rank 628 624 618
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Cramer 19 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.036% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cramer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cramer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 19 £338 -10.00%
South East +20 17 £225 -10.00%
Berkshire +10 16 £225 -10.00%
Slough +8 9 £225 -10.00%
Newbury - 4 - -
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cramer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cramer.

1 21 (70.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 15 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 14 (46.67%) Huawei
4 13 (43.33%) Nokia Networks
4 13 (43.33%) Citrix
5 12 (40.00%) Nortel
5 12 (40.00%) 4G
5 12 (40.00%) Tellabs
6 11 (36.67%) Remedy
6 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
7 10 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (30.00%) LTE
8 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 9 (30.00%) 3G
8 9 (30.00%) SLA
9 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) 2G
9 8 (26.67%) Degree
9 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
10 7 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (23.33%) Back Office
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) CCNP
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) HNC
11 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) CCNA

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) 4G
2 10 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (30.00%) 3G
3 9 (30.00%) LTE
4 8 (26.67%) 2G
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) RSVP
8 2 (6.67%) Telnet
8 2 (6.67%) VPLS
8 2 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (3.33%) ATM
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) OSS Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) BSS Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) JMS
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) CCDP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) HNC
3 4 (13.33%) CCDA
3 4 (13.33%) CCSA
3 4 (13.33%) CCSE
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 14 (46.67%) Huawei
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
3 13 (43.33%) Nokia Networks
4 12 (40.00%) Nortel
4 12 (40.00%) Tellabs
5 11 (36.67%) Remedy
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Nokia
8 5 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (16.67%) Arqiva
8 5 (16.67%) BT
8 5 (16.67%) NetCracker
8 5 (16.67%) Siemens
8 5 (16.67%) Telindus
8 5 (16.67%) Virgin Media
8 5 (16.67%) ZTE
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) F5