The table below looks at the statistics for NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 277 244 241
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 4 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 1.61% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £123 £280
% change year-on-year
+124.48% -56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NSN NetAct
England

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1011 994 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 9.98% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 536 447
Average daily rate £415 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 54
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

NSN NetAct
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NSN NetAct across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NSN NetAct Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NSN NetAct
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NSN NetAct
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 NSN NetAct within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 4 £310 -
NSN NetAct
England

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct.

1 15 (93.75%) 3G
2 12 (75.00%) 2G
3 11 (68.75%) LTE
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (56.25%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (50.00%) RNC
6 8 (50.00%) Ericsson
6 8 (50.00%) Nokia
7 7 (43.75%) Mapinfo
8 6 (37.50%) 4G
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
9 5 (31.25%) Actix
10 4 (25.00%) ATM
10 4 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 2 (12.50%) CRM
12 2 (12.50%) Siemens
12 2 (12.50%) HP
12 2 (12.50%) SDH
12 2 (12.50%) DHCP
12 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 2 (12.50%) VPN
12 2 (12.50%) DNS
12 2 (12.50%) XML
12 2 (12.50%) IPsec
12 2 (12.50%) OSPF
12 2 (12.50%) ICMP
12 2 (12.50%) RTCP

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Traffica
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) 3G
2 12 (75.00%) 2G
3 11 (68.75%) LTE
4 9 (56.25%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (50.00%) RNC
6 6 (37.50%) 4G
7 4 (25.00%) ATM
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) ICMP
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) RTCP
8 2 (12.50%) RTP
8 2 (12.50%) SCTP
8 2 (12.50%) SDH
8 2 (12.50%) SS7
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) 3G Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) LTE Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Optimisation Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior 3G Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 4G Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Databuild Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3G Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Ericsson Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) OSS Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) RNC Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) eTOM
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (50.00%) Nokia
2 7 (43.75%) Mapinfo
3 5 (31.25%) Actix
4 4 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Huawei
6 2 (12.50%) Siemens
6 2 (12.50%) Velocent
7 1 (6.25%) Nortel
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (6.25%) TIBCO