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 3 months to 29 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.

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

3Com
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 644 623
Contract jobs citing 3Com 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.017% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £265 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £265 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

3Com is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19933 23550 24158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 43.75% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 14319 13673
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 809 1029
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +11.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

3Com
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 3Com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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