Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for COM+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COM+ over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

COM+ (COM Plus)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 - 389
Rank change year-on-year - +389 -31
Contract jobs citing COM+ 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% - 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
South East median daily rate £538 - £310
10th Percentile £414 - £305
90th Percentile £564 - £344
England median daily rate £508 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +56.15% -3.70% +58.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

COM+ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4632 4459 5077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.82% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2858 2705 3276
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COM+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COM+ in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for COM+ in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM+ in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM+ in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM+ in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £550 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £390 -
COM+
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for COM+.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Zerto