Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3Com over the 6 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the 3Com Corporation.

3Com
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 880 884
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing 3Com 9 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
UK median daily rate - £250 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.05% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £450
% change year-on-year - -44.44% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -

3Com is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

3Com
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3Com as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3Com in the UK

3Com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3Com in the UK

3Com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3Com in the UK

3Com
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3Com within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +15 9 - - 3
London - 7 - -
UK excluding London +27 2 - - 3
West Midlands +32 1 - - 1
Midlands +24 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3Com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 3Com.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Remedy
2 7 (77.78%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) Extreme Networks
3 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) SMS
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Radware
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security

3Com
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
1 7 (77.78%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Junos
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Extreme Networks
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Radware