The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Systems Management 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank - 96 106
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 0 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category - 9.96% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £170 £305
% change year-on-year
+54.41% -44.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
164 271 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.52% 11.27% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 93
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.93 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £26.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
NSN NetAct
South East

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
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 NSN NetAct within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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NSN NetAct
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) Siemens
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) 2G
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Greenplum
4 1 (25.00%) Telnet
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Metrica
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Telnet
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Databuild Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) OSS Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Databuild Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
1 3 (75.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle