The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 112 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing NGN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.044% 0.039% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £800 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £800 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+106.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
486 571 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.55% 22.23% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 275 239
Median daily rate £365 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NGN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NGN.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) CDMA
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) MGCP
2 2 (66.67%) SS7
2 2 (66.67%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) VoWiFi
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) CDMA
1 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) H.323
1 2 (66.67%) MGCP
1 2 (66.67%) SS7
1 2 (66.67%) UMTS
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) VoWiFi
1 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Core Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) SAP