The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 439 427 419
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing NGN 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.066% 0.19% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £1,250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £875 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+218.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3015 3101 2821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.02% 13.23% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2044 1996 1810
Median daily rate £438 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
City of London - 1 £500 -
NGN
England

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region with a requirement for NGN.

1 6 (54.55%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) MGCP
2 5 (45.45%) SS7
2 5 (45.45%) H.323
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) CDMA
2 5 (45.45%) GPRS
2 5 (45.45%) GSM
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) WCDMA
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Packet Switching
5 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 2 (18.18%) DWDM

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) CDMA
1 5 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (45.45%) GPRS
1 5 (45.45%) GSM
1 5 (45.45%) H.323
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) MGCP
1 5 (45.45%) SS7
1 5 (45.45%) UMTS
1 5 (45.45%) VoIP
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) WCDMA
2 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) DWDM
4 2 (18.18%) Packet Switching
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Core Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto