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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetCracker
Rank 575 550 561
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23659 22026 23847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 46.08% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 12774 12688
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
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 1158 1062 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 -12 1 £385 +54.00%
NetCracker
UK

NetCracker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Cramer
3 5 (50.00%) OPNET
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 5 (50.00%) BMC
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Netcool
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) GSM
4 4 (40.00%) UMTS
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) CDMA
5 3 (30.00%) GPRS
5 3 (30.00%) PMP
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

NetCracker
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (10.00%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) GSM
1 4 (40.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) CDMA
2 3 (30.00%) GPRS
3 2 (20.00%) LTE
3 2 (20.00%) GGSN
3 2 (20.00%) SGSN
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) RNC
4 1 (10.00%) 2G
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) OSS Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Circuiting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMP
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) OPNET
1 5 (50.00%) Netcool
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Cramer
3 5 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 5 (50.00%) BMC
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Comptel
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) NEC
5 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks