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 27 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 Computacenter PLC.

Computacenter
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 633 625
Rank change year-on-year +66 -8  
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.030% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £358 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £460 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -20.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.42

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 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computacenter in the UK

Computacenter
Top 17 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 27 March 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 +58 16 £358 -20.55% 35
South East +16 6 £350 -23.28% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £350 -22.22% 7
Milton Keynes +5 5 £349 -22.44% 7
East Midlands 0 5 £400 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 5 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 15
East of England -4 2 - - 15
West Midlands - 1 £600 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £600 -
Pudsey - 1 £358 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £358 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £269 -
Warwickshire - 1 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 £358 -
South West - 1 £269 -

Computacenter
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (43.75%) SLA
3 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
4 13 (40.63%) Firewall
5 10 (31.25%) Juniper
5 10 (31.25%) Fault Management
5 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 10 (31.25%) Service Design
6 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) LAN
9 5 (15.63%) BT
10 4 (12.50%) Change Management
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) Remedy
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) NGN
5 2 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.25%) TACACS
5 2 (6.25%) VXLAN
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
3 5 (15.63%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Database Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Problem Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
3 10 (31.25%) Fault Management
3 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 10 (31.25%) Service Design
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Presales
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CCNP
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) DBS Check
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) MCSA
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) CCSE
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.38%) UAG
3 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Juniper
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) BT
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
6 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
7 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
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