The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 262 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing NGN 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.070% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£365 £458 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% -12.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £523
% change year-on-year
-14.11% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1882 1423 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.99% 16.71% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 655 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 99 182
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NGN across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

NGN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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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 December 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
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 1 £550 -
NGN
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) UML
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) ICONIX
3 6 (60.00%) Drools
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Golang
6 3 (30.00%) SQLite
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Google
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
8 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) LTE
8 1 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (10.00%) Comverse
8 1 (10.00%) Laravel
8 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (10.00%) Twitter
8 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
2 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQLite
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Drools
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Laravel
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) ICONIX
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) eTOM
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Golang
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Comverse
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson