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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 147 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing NGN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.066% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
503 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.71% 12.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 122
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree