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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing COM 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +143.90% -35.93%  

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 723 792 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.44% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 547 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.63 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.97% -0.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 - 4 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - - 3
COM
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) DMZ
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Extranet
3 4 (57.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (14.29%) WCF

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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DMZ
1 4 (57.14%) Extranet
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Protective Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
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