The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 604 595 590
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing NGN 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.010% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.065% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £275 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -36.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £275 £430
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -36.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NGN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in England

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in England

NGN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NGN across the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

NGN Daily Rate Histogram in England

NGN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NGN Hourly Rate Trend in England

NGN
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 NGN within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 East +3 9 £300 +9.09% 4
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
North West -4 2 £850 +126.66%
London -23 2 £630 - 4
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
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UK

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 15 (48.39%) SLA
2 13 (41.94%) VoIP
2 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (38.71%) MPLS
4 11 (35.48%) UMTS
4 11 (35.48%) WCDMA
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle
4 11 (35.48%) Sybase
4 11 (35.48%) Unix
4 11 (35.48%) Solaris
4 11 (35.48%) CDMA
4 11 (35.48%) GPRS
4 11 (35.48%) GSM
4 11 (35.48%) MGCP
4 11 (35.48%) SS7
4 11 (35.48%) H.323
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
4 11 (35.48%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.81%) WAN
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (22.58%) Unified Communications
9 6 (19.35%) VPN
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (16.13%) Network Security

NGN
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) VoIP
2 12 (38.71%) MPLS
3 11 (35.48%) CDMA
3 11 (35.48%) Diameter Protocol
3 11 (35.48%) GPRS
3 11 (35.48%) GSM
3 11 (35.48%) H.323
3 11 (35.48%) MGCP
3 11 (35.48%) SS7
3 11 (35.48%) UMTS
3 11 (35.48%) WCDMA
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 7 (22.58%) Unified Communications
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Network Security
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (12.90%) DWDM
9 4 (12.90%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Core Network Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Network Support
4 8 (25.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Voice Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Solaris
1 11 (35.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
1 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCIE
4 3 (9.68%) CISM
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
1 11 (35.48%) Sybase
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) BT
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
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