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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cramer
Rank 638 644 610
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing Cramer 10 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.064% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £315 £288 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £326 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
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
23985 25156 25971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.89% 43.29% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14654 14856 14656
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 861 1085 1172
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 6 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 28 September 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 +14 10 £315 +9.56%
South East +22 9 £225 -32.83%
Berkshire +15 9 £225 -32.83%
Newbury - 7 - -
Slough - 2 £225 -
London -8 1 £405 -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 19 (65.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 17 (58.62%) 4G
2 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
3 15 (51.72%) 3G
4 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (44.83%) Ericsson
5 13 (44.83%) 2G
5 13 (44.83%) Huawei
6 12 (41.38%) Citrix
6 12 (41.38%) Tellabs
6 12 (41.38%) Nokia Networks
7 11 (37.93%) LTE
7 11 (37.93%) Nortel
7 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
8 10 (34.48%) Remedy
8 10 (34.48%) SLA
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (31.03%) Fault Management
10 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
11 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (20.69%) Dashboard Development
12 6 (20.69%) Fault Analysis
12 6 (20.69%) MS Access
12 6 (20.69%) HNC
12 6 (20.69%) Nokia
12 6 (20.69%) Back Office

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 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) 4G
2 15 (51.72%) 3G
3 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (44.83%) 2G
5 11 (37.93%) LTE
6 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
8 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.69%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Back Office
3 5 (17.24%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Service Desk Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) OSS Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) BSS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) RF Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Struts
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Fault Management
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) Dashboard Development
3 6 (20.69%) Fault Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.34%) WFM
7 2 (6.90%) eTOM
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Process Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
1 6 (20.69%) HNC
2 5 (17.24%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (10.34%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Ericsson
1 13 (44.83%) Huawei
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
2 12 (41.38%) Nokia Networks
2 12 (41.38%) Tellabs
3 11 (37.93%) Nortel
4 10 (34.48%) Remedy
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Nokia
7 5 (17.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (17.24%) Arqiva
7 5 (17.24%) BT
7 5 (17.24%) Mapinfo
7 5 (17.24%) NetCracker
7 5 (17.24%) Siemens
7 5 (17.24%) Telindus
7 5 (17.24%) Virgin Media
7 5 (17.24%) ZTE
8 3 (10.34%) Infovista
8 3 (10.34%) SevOne