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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 611 610 604
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing NGN 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.14% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Median daily rate £725 £1,250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £838 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+109.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
North West - 4 £988 - 1
South East - 3 £800 - 1
London -5 2 £475 -62.00%
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
NGN
UK

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (46.43%) Cisco
1 13 (46.43%) MPLS
2 12 (42.86%) VoIP
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (32.14%) SLA
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 5 (17.86%) WCDMA
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) UMTS
6 5 (17.86%) CDMA
6 5 (17.86%) GPRS
6 5 (17.86%) GSM
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Sybase
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 5 (17.86%) Solaris
6 5 (17.86%) BGP
6 5 (17.86%) MGCP
6 5 (17.86%) SS7
6 5 (17.86%) H.323
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) IOS XR
8 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
8 3 (10.71%) CMS

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 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) MPLS
2 12 (42.86%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) BGP
3 5 (17.86%) CDMA
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (17.86%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (17.86%) GPRS
3 5 (17.86%) GSM
3 5 (17.86%) H.323
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) MGCP
3 5 (17.86%) SS7
3 5 (17.86%) UMTS
3 5 (17.86%) WCDMA
4 4 (14.29%) IOS XR
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) ISDN
5 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.14%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Solaris
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Huawei
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) SAP