The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ComArch products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ComArch over the 3 months to 27 April 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 ComArch.

ComArch
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 - 621
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ComArch 17 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% - 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% - 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £465
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ComArch 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 20447 24691 25219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.00% 44.17% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12551 15146 14305
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 810 1098
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

ComArch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ComArch in the UK

ComArch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ComArch in the UK

ComArch
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ComArch within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England - 17 £400 -
South East - 8 - -
Fleet - 8 - -
Hampshire - 8 - -
East Midlands - 7 - -
Lincolnshire - 7 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ComArch 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 ComArch.

1 15 (88.24%) Telecoms
1 15 (88.24%) Telematics
1 15 (88.24%) Gemalto
1 15 (88.24%) MVNO
2 10 (58.82%) IT Strategy
2 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Billing
4 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management

ComArch
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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) MVNO
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
General
1 15 (88.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Billing
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) BSS Architect
3 5 (29.41%) OSS Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Manager
4 3 (17.65%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) OSS Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Telematics
2 10 (58.82%) IT Strategy
2 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Gemalto
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) F5