The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium 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 Symposium over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 414 421 386
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs citing Symposium 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.033% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £625 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
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
3068 3040 3138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.75% 12.27% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2009 1985
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 £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Symposium Jobs Demand Trend in London

Symposium
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Symposium 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 Symposium across the London region.

Symposium Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Verint

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Verint