The table below looks at the statistics for DOCSIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOCSIS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
England / South East
Rank 239 252 260
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.092% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £492 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £492 £450
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1549 1792 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 20.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 996 980
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 115
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.81 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DOCSIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DOCSIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DOCSIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DOCSIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DOCSIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOCSIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 1 - -
DOCSIS
England

DOCSIS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DOCSIS 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 South East region with a requirement for DOCSIS.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) Cramer
3 3 (60.00%) Intergraph
3 3 (60.00%) Smallworld
3 3 (60.00%) eTOM
3 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) GPON
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) VDSL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) DSLAM

DOCSIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Smallworld
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) DSLAM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) GPON
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) VDSL
2 1 (20.00%) xDSL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) eTOM
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cramer
1 3 (60.00%) Intergraph
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media