The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Actix 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 Actix over the 3 months to 21 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 Actix Ltd.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actix
Rank 568 552 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Actix 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.009% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £333
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
23424 22381 24582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.04% 46.73% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12697 12897
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1030 1024 1259
Average hourly rate £18.22 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Actix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Actix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Actix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Actix Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Actix Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Actix 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 Actix.

1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) HSPA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Actix 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 Actix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) HSPA
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft