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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cramer
UK
Rank 581 614 559
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -55
Contract jobs citing Cramer 10 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.008% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.018% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
Median daily rate £260 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £256 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £384 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
20285 21980 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 43.21% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12459 12911 13605
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 875 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 12 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +47 10 £260 -18.75%
South East - 8 £305 -
Guildford - 3 £260 -
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
Surrey - 3 £260 -
Hook - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £220 -
Slough - 2 £220 -
London +17 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 £260 +8.33%
Coventry -21 1 £260 +8.33%
Southampton - 1 - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 10 (40.00%) 4G
3 10 (40.00%) 3G
4 9 (36.00%) 2G
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Remedy
5 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (20.00%) Tellabs
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (20.00%) Netcool
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) Huawei
6 5 (20.00%) eTOM
7 4 (16.00%) Billing
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) Electronics
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) HND
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Mapinfo
7 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (16.00%) Broadband
7 4 (16.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Nortel
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) Nokia Networks

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) 3G
1 10 (40.00%) 4G
2 9 (36.00%) 2G
3 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (16.00%) Broadband
5 3 (12.00%) DOCSIS
5 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.00%) LTE
6 1 (4.00%) ATM
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Billing
3 4 (16.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Solutions Designer
3 6 (24.00%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) OSS Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Transmission Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) OSS Solutions Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) 4G Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Transmission Planner
7 1 (4.00%) UML Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) EJB
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) JMS
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) eTOM
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (12.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (12.00%) WFM
4 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Remedy
2 5 (20.00%) Huawei
2 5 (20.00%) Tellabs
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Mapinfo
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (16.00%) Nortel
3 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (12.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (12.00%) Intergraph
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle