The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of NetCracker products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetCracker over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 the NetCracker Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetCracker
Rank 128 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.081% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £228 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
NetCracker
South East

NetCracker
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetCracker across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

NetCracker Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NetCracker
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetCracker across the Berkshire region.

NetCracker Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NetCracker
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetCracker within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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South East

NetCracker
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NetCracker also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetCracker.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Comptel
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control

NetCracker
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NetCracker also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetCracker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Comptel