The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Component Object Model (COM)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing COM 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £401 £382
% change year-on-year -12.77% +5.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

COM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 711 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.67% 24.50% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 472 503
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing COM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the South West

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in the South West

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in the South West

COM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Somerset - 1 - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region with a requirement for COM.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Swindon
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Swindon
Nigel Frank International
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Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago