The table below looks at the statistics for NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 118 127 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 15 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.22% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.28% 2.37% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £262 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NSN NetAct
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 253 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.88% 9.10% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 61
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

NSN NetAct
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NSN NetAct Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NSN NetAct
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct.

1 25 (92.59%) LTE
2 20 (74.07%) 3G
2 20 (74.07%) 2G
3 18 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
5 16 (59.26%) 4G
6 13 (48.15%) Ericsson
7 12 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (33.33%) Actix
8 9 (33.33%) Nokia
9 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (25.93%) C
10 7 (25.93%) GSM
10 7 (25.93%) Cramer
10 7 (25.93%) Amdocs
10 7 (25.93%) Huawei
11 6 (22.22%) SLA
12 5 (18.52%) Network Design
12 5 (18.52%) Network Planning
13 4 (14.81%) Project Management
13 4 (14.81%) Netcool
13 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (11.11%) MVNO
14 3 (11.11%) Degree
14 3 (11.11%) Broadband
14 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
14 3 (11.11%) Internet
14 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
14 3 (11.11%) IBM
14 3 (11.11%) OpenView

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) LTE
2 20 (74.07%) 2G
2 20 (74.07%) 3G
3 18 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (59.26%) 4G
5 7 (25.93%) GSM
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) Broadband
6 3 (11.11%) MVNO
7 2 (7.41%) VoLTE
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
General
1 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Radio Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) OSS Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Manager
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Databuild Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Network Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) eTOM
4 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Netcool
2 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Ericsson
2 12 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (33.33%) Nokia
3 9 (33.33%) Actix
4 7 (25.93%) Huawei
4 7 (25.93%) Cramer
4 7 (25.93%) Amdocs
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.70%) Google