The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 18 September 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank - 554 558
Contract jobs citing Symposium 0 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.062% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Average daily rate
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- £214 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
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 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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Symposium Jobs Demand Trend in England

Symposium
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Symposium Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Symposium Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 Symposium within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - - - -
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Top 4 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Symposium 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 Symposium.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Billing

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Symposium 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 Symposium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Voice Analyst
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya