The table below looks at the prevalence of the term TRADACOMS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TRADACOMS over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TRADACOMS
Rank 601 581 581
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing TRADACOMS 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.014% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
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- £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £303
% change year-on-year
- +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14362 13862 14489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.41% 25.96% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8615 8529 8420
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 608 794
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.30 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% -25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

TRADACOMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TRADACOMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

TRADACOMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TRADACOMS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TRADACOMS within the UK.

TRADACOMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TRADACOMS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TRADACOMS within the UK.

TRADACOMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TRADACOMS
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TRADACOMS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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 -15 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

TRADACOMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TRADACOMS 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 TRADACOMS.

1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

TRADACOMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TRADACOMS 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 TRADACOMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP