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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actix over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Actix
Rank 617 616 610
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Actix 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Actix
UK

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
21622 22748 21954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.74% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13579 13652 12664
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 1032 974
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.17 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Actix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Actix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Actix
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

Actix
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Actix within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 - -
Actix
UK

Actix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Actix 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 England region with a requirement for Actix.

1 6 (75.00%) Mapinfo
1 6 (75.00%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (62.50%) Ericsson
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Network Design
3 4 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 4 (50.00%) XCAP
4 3 (37.50%) RNC
4 3 (37.50%) MapBasic
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) GSM
4 3 (37.50%) UMTS
4 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) Anite
4 3 (37.50%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation

Actix
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LTE
2 4 (50.00%) XCAP
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) GSM
3 3 (37.50%) RNC
3 3 (37.50%) UMTS
4 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LTE Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior RF Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) MapBasic
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 5 (62.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (37.50%) Anite
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Amdocs
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
5 1 (12.50%) TEOCO