The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 117 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cramer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% - 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.22% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1204 917 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.14% 46.06% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 402 460
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.23 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £28.15 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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

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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

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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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Circuiting Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel