Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 - 219
Rank change year-on-year - +219 -
Contract jobs citing COM 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.089% - 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median daily rate £500 - £275
10th Percentile £475 - £263
90th Percentile £525 - £410
England median daily rate £500 £425 £369
% change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.19 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.65% +19.25% -

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1446 1598 1820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.52% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 1160 1274
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 94
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
COM
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for COM.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX

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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) MODAF
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) VMware