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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 137 137
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.26% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
467 379 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.62% 13.02% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 181 179
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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

NGN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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NGN
England

NGN
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement