The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 159 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NGN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £875 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+218.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NGN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
475 746 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.28% 12.77% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 555 501
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for NGN.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Packet Switching
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Packet Switching
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto