The first table below looks at the demand for NGN skills 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 NGN 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 of the Communications & Networking category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 239 236 243
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing NGN 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.012% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.062% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NGN
England

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NGN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NGN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NGN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NGN across the South East region.

NGN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NGN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 11 £430 - 1
NGN
England

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) GSM
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 6 (31.58%) 2G
4 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
4 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) 4G
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (31.58%) SDH
4 6 (31.58%) UML
4 6 (31.58%) 3G
4 6 (31.58%) SONET
4 6 (31.58%) DWDM
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Internet
5 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared

NGN
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 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 8 (42.11%) MPLS
2 7 (36.84%) GSM
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) 2G
3 6 (31.58%) 4G
3 6 (31.58%) SDH
3 6 (31.58%) 3G
3 6 (31.58%) SONET
3 6 (31.58%) DWDM
4 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) UMTS
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) CDMA
5 1 (5.26%) GPRS
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Drools
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
1 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (31.58%) UML
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) ICONIX
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Golang
4 4 (21.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Huawei