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 30 April 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 the NetCracker Technology Corporation.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetCracker
Rank 619 592 592
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.026% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £228
% change year-on-year
- +64.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NetCracker
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
22469 22994 22489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.85% 45.36% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14020 13322 12957
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1014 1010
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

NetCracker
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

NetCracker
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 NetCracker within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
NetCracker
UK

NetCracker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (67.86%) BT
2 19 (67.86%) Wireless
2 19 (67.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 19 (67.86%) Ericsson
2 19 (67.86%) Nokia
2 19 (67.86%) Siemens
2 19 (67.86%) 3G
2 19 (67.86%) Huawei
2 19 (67.86%) ZTE
2 19 (67.86%) Nokia Networks
2 19 (67.86%) Virgin Media
2 19 (67.86%) Arqiva
2 19 (67.86%) Telindus
3 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (39.29%) Billing
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) SLA
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (25.00%) CRM
8 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (25.00%) 2G
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (21.43%) 4G
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Java

NetCracker
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) 3G
1 19 (67.86%) Wireless
2 7 (25.00%) 2G
3 6 (21.43%) 4G
4 4 (14.29%) DWDM
4 4 (14.29%) LTE
5 3 (10.71%) ATM
5 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (10.71%) RNC
6 2 (7.14%) VoLTE
7 1 (3.57%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) GSM
7 1 (3.57%) IPv6
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) OSPF
7 1 (3.57%) UMTS
7 1 (3.57%) VPLS
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 20 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) Billing
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Developer
1 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 4 (14.29%) Performance Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Billing Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) CRM
1 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (14.29%) Logistics
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 4 (14.29%) Quote-to-Cash
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Conflict Management
6 1 (3.57%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.57%) Escalation Management
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) HNC
2 2 (7.14%) HND
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 19 (67.86%) Arqiva
1 19 (67.86%) BT
1 19 (67.86%) Ericsson
1 19 (67.86%) Huawei
1 19 (67.86%) Nokia
1 19 (67.86%) Nokia Networks
1 19 (67.86%) Siemens
1 19 (67.86%) Telindus
1 19 (67.86%) Virgin Media
1 19 (67.86%) ZTE
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) NEC
3 4 (14.29%) Nortel
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) Tellabs
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Cramer
5 1 (3.57%) Pega