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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acme Packet
Rank 570 548 569
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.053% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £371 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% -15.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
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
23192 22746 24950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.11% 46.64% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13297 12926 13098
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1015 1045 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 3 £475 - 1
London -12 2 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Acme Packet
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) PBX
1 10 (100.00%) Avaya
1 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (90.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Acme Packet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) PBX
1 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (90.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Communications Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Avaya