The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 150 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NGN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £988 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £838 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+109.37% -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
538 468 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.74% 12.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 199
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NGN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NGN across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

NGN Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NGN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester - 4 £988 - 1
NGN
England

NGN
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for NGN.

1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco