The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
622 636 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.18% 26.22% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 207 205
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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

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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 23 July 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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South East

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) 4G
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) GSM
3 6 (54.55%) SDH
3 6 (54.55%) 3G
3 6 (54.55%) SONET
3 6 (54.55%) DWDM
3 6 (54.55%) 2G
4 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Front Office
6 1 (9.09%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) SONET
2 6 (54.55%) DWDM
2 6 (54.55%) GSM
2 6 (54.55%) SDH
2 6 (54.55%) 2G
2 6 (54.55%) 4G
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
1 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA