The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 120 98
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.73% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £365 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
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South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
493 410 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.25% 20.45% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 192 178
Average daily rate £388 £368 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NGN 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 NGN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia