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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 385 401 386
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing NGN 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.074% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£1,250 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (16.67%) MVNO
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SS7
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SS7
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) MVNO
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Director
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco