The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 416 418 388
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing NGN 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.033% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £775
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NGN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3079 3035 3124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 12.15% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 1999 1976
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 146
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in London

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in London

NGN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NGN Hourly Rate Trend in London

NGN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
City of London - - - - 1
NGN
England

NGN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) ArcSight