The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Acme Packet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acme Packet over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Acme Packet.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acme Packet
Rank 589 562 544
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.036% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £475 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +27.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Acme Packet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acme Packet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Acme Packet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Acme Packet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acme Packet across the England region.

Acme Packet Daily Rate Trend in England

Acme Packet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acme Packet across the England region.

Acme Packet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Acme Packet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acme Packet within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 6 £415 -
Acme Packet
UK

Acme Packet
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet.

1 6 (100.00%) PBX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms

Acme Packet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) PBX
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya