The first table below looks at the demand for VSAT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAT over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VSAT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.93% 10.95% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate £275 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £260 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VSAT
England

VSAT
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VSAT Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VSAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing VSAT 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 VSAT.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management

VSAT
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing VSAT 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 VSAT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed