The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Acme Packet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acme Packet 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 Vendors for the South East 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Acme Packet.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acme Packet
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Acme Packet
England

Acme Packet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acme Packet across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Acme Packet Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Acme Packet
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acme Packet across the South East region.

Acme Packet Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Acme Packet
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

Acme Packet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox