The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Computacenter products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computacenter over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Computacenter PLC.

Computacenter
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 637 638
Rank change year-on-year +46 +1  
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.029% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Median daily rate £380 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.87% +4.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.58% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.50 -

Computacenter 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 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Computacenter
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computacenter over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computacenter within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +54 10 £380 -2.87% 37
Hertfordshire - 6 £365 - 28
East of England - 6 £365 - 28
South East +29 2 £350 -17.64% 2
Milton Keynes -13 2 £350 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £350 -17.64%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £550 -
Hatfield - 2 £349 - 27
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computacenter 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 Computacenter.

1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
1 18 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) CCNP
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) SLA
3 15 (57.69%) Mentoring
4 13 (50.00%) Service Design
4 13 (50.00%) Juniper
4 13 (50.00%) Fault Management
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) LAN
8 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
9 7 (26.92%) CCSE
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (26.92%) F5
10 6 (23.08%) CCIE
11 5 (19.23%) Nokia
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) Change Management
11 5 (19.23%) TACACS
11 5 (19.23%) CCSA
11 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
12 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (15.38%) PowerShell

Computacenter
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (19.23%) TACACS
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) NGN
6 3 (11.54%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (11.54%) VXLAN
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Database Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Major Incident Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Incident Management
1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Mentoring
3 13 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 13 (50.00%) Service Design
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNP
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) CCSE
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
6 5 (19.23%) CCSA
7 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
8 3 (11.54%) CCNA
8 3 (11.54%) MCSA
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (7.69%) CCDP
9 2 (7.69%) CISSP
9 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.85%) Degree
10 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
10 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) GPG13
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) UAG
4 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 7 (26.92%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Nokia
5 4 (15.38%) Forcepoint
5 4 (15.38%) Remedy
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.69%) CyberArk
7 2 (7.69%) FireEye
7 2 (7.69%) McAfee
7 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (3.85%) Aruba
8 1 (3.85%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) HP