The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetCracker 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 NetCracker over the 3 months to 31 October 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 the NetCracker Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetCracker
Rank 585 552 561
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.005% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£393 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £250 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £250 £500
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -50.00%
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
23784 22046 23285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.92% 46.04% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14218 12822 12426
Average daily rate £393 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -
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 1172 1076 1217
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

NetCracker
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NetCracker Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NetCracker Daily Rate Trend in England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NetCracker 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 NetCracker.

1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) OPNET
3 4 (50.00%) Cramer
3 4 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) Netcool
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) CDMA
4 2 (25.00%) GPRS
4 2 (25.00%) GSM
4 2 (25.00%) UMTS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System

NetCracker
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NetCracker 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 NetCracker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) CDMA
1 2 (25.00%) GPRS
1 2 (25.00%) GSM
1 2 (25.00%) UMTS
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) GGSN
1 2 (25.00%) SGSN
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (12.50%) RNC
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) OSS Architect
1 4 (50.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Circuiting Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Netcool
1 4 (50.00%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
2 4 (50.00%) Cramer
2 4 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Comptel
4 1 (12.50%) Huawei
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) NEC
4 1 (12.50%) SAP