Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 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.

Cramer
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 858 882
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Cramer 21 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.022% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
UK median daily rate £425 £260 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.46% -35.80% +15.71%
10th Percentile £378 £256 £223
90th Percentile £450 £283 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £260 £225
% change year-on-year +73.08% +15.56% -34.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,013 41,859 49,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.78% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,752 25,594 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,569 1,382 1,638
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - -5.58% +1.48%

Cramer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cramer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cramer in the UK

Cramer
Top 8 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 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 21 £425 +63.46%
UK excluding London -9 20 £450 +73.08%
South East -17 10 £450 -
South West - 9 - -
North of England -21 2 £385 -
North West -13 1 £385 -
London -22 1 £400 +45.45%
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cramer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Cramer.

1 18 (85.71%) Amdocs OSS
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) J2EE
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 15 (71.43%) OO
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Amdocs
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) 3G
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) 2G
8 2 (9.52%) Huawei
8 2 (9.52%) LTE
8 2 (9.52%) 4G
8 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (4.76%) Presales
9 1 (4.76%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Tellabs
9 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (4.76%) Network Management
9 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (4.76%) JIRA
9 1 (4.76%) Time Management
9 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.76%) NetCracker

Cramer
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (9.52%) 2G
2 2 (9.52%) 4G
2 2 (9.52%) LTE
2 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) OSS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Amdocs Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Optical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.76%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Presales
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) Amdocs
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) NetCracker
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Tellabs