The table below looks at the statistics for NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 149 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% - 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.67% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£205 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £263 £170
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +54.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NSN NetAct
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
297 215 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.67% 7.11% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 108 104
Average daily rate £363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.61 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £35.78 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

NSN NetAct
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NSN NetAct across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NSN NetAct Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NSN NetAct
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NSN NetAct
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 NSN NetAct within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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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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
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £150 -
NSN NetAct
England

NSN NetAct
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo