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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 273 248 237
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing NGN 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.033% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £390
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
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
NGN
England

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) PSTN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) CDMA
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architecture Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Economics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase