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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 242 240 232
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.089% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£250 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.11% -10.41%
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
827 795 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.14% 8.85% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 405 415
Average daily rate £388 £350 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 51
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 29 May 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 - 9 £250 -
NSN NetAct
England

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 38 (90.48%) 3G
2 37 (88.10%) 2G
3 34 (80.95%) LTE
4 30 (71.43%) Telecoms
5 29 (69.05%) Radio Access Network
6 25 (59.52%) Ericsson
7 24 (57.14%) Nokia
8 23 (54.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 21 (50.00%) Network Planning
10 19 (45.24%) SQL
11 15 (35.71%) Oracle
11 15 (35.71%) Perl
12 14 (33.33%) 4G
13 13 (30.95%) Oracle Cash Management
13 13 (30.95%) Nortel
14 12 (28.57%) GSM
15 11 (26.19%) Actix
16 10 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
17 9 (21.43%) C
17 9 (21.43%) Cramer
17 9 (21.43%) Amdocs
18 7 (16.67%) Electronics
18 7 (16.67%) HNC
18 7 (16.67%) HND
19 6 (14.29%) Network Design
20 4 (9.52%) Netcool
20 4 (9.52%) MS Access
20 4 (9.52%) SLA
20 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
21 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) 3G
2 37 (88.10%) 2G
3 34 (80.95%) LTE
4 29 (69.05%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (33.33%) 4G
6 12 (28.57%) GSM
7 3 (7.14%) UMTS
7 3 (7.14%) GPRS
8 1 (2.38%) VoLTE
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MS Access
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Configuration Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Databuild Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.38%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) OSS Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 10 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Perl
3 9 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) HNC
1 7 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Ericsson
2 24 (57.14%) Nokia
3 23 (54.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle
5 13 (30.95%) Nortel
6 11 (26.19%) Actix
7 9 (21.43%) Cramer
7 9 (21.43%) Amdocs
8 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.38%) Huawei
9 1 (2.38%) SevOne
9 1 (2.38%) NetCracker
9 1 (2.38%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) HP