The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 26 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 Cramer Systems.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cramer
UK
Rank 598 630 602
Rank change year-on-year +32 -28  
Contract jobs citing Cramer 11 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.047% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £200 £354 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.46% +37.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £354 £250
% change year-on-year -29.32% +41.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cramer 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 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
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 711 804 1010
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 £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cramer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cramer in the UK

Cramer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cramer in the UK

Cramer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cramer in the UK

Cramer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cramer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +40 11 £200 -43.46% 1
South East +25 6 £250 -29.32% 1
Berkshire +27 4 £250 +13.63% 1
London - 3 £200 -
Newbury - 3 £250 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - -

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 13 (48.15%) Amdocs OSS
3 12 (44.44%) Remedy
4 8 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (29.63%) Netcool
5 7 (25.93%) UML
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Billing
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (18.52%) CloudSense
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) 2G
8 4 (14.81%) Huawei
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) 3G
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Broadband
8 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
8 4 (14.81%) 4G
8 4 (14.81%) eTOM
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Tellabs
9 3 (11.11%) SLA
9 3 (11.11%) Nortel
9 3 (11.11%) DWDM
9 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel

Cramer
Top Related 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 (11.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) 2G
1 4 (14.81%) 3G
1 4 (14.81%) 4G
1 4 (14.81%) Broadband
2 3 (11.11%) DOCSIS
2 3 (11.11%) DWDM
2 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) SDH
3 1 (3.70%) SNMP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Telnet
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Billing
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Designer
2 9 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Change Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Architect
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Solutions Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) JMS
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) UML
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) eTOM
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Network Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design
6 2 (7.41%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Amdocs OSS
2 8 (29.63%) Netcool
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Remedy
2 8 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
3 4 (14.81%) Huawei
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Intergraph
4 3 (11.11%) Nortel
4 3 (11.11%) Tellabs
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) MetaSolv
5 2 (7.41%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.70%) Amdocs
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle