The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 126 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing NGN 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.039% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£550 - £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £523
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NGN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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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 NGN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 1 £550 -
NGN
South East

NGN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Comverse
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NGN 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 NGN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Comverse