The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cramer
Rank 118 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Cramer 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.045% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.092% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £240 £155 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cramer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1195 1092 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.08% 49.39% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 556 500
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 107 60
Average hourly rate £15.83 £18.00 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £30.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cramer across the West Midlands region.

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cramer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the West Midlands region.

Cramer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cramer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cramer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 3 £240 -
Cramer
England

Cramer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 3 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) WFM
4 3 (50.00%) HNC
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (16.67%) BT

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
3 3 (50.00%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens