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 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
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 257 214 178
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -36
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 10 16 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 2.37% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
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£324 £262 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% +8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £270 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £262 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1043 674 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.53% 7.91% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 344 293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NSN NetAct
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 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 17 (94.44%) LTE
2 15 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
4 12 (66.67%) 4G
5 11 (61.11%) 3G
6 10 (55.56%) 2G
7 8 (44.44%) Netcool
8 7 (38.89%) Ericsson
8 7 (38.89%) Huawei
8 7 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) Nokia
10 4 (22.22%) Mapinfo
10 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
10 4 (22.22%) GPRS
10 4 (22.22%) GSM
10 4 (22.22%) UMTS
11 3 (16.67%) SLA
11 3 (16.67%) IBM
11 3 (16.67%) OpenView
11 3 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (16.67%) BMC
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Internet
11 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
11 3 (16.67%) MS Access
11 3 (16.67%) Broadband

NSN NetAct
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 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LTE
2 15 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (66.67%) 4G
4 11 (61.11%) 3G
5 10 (55.56%) 2G
6 4 (22.22%) GPRS
6 4 (22.22%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) UMTS
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) Broadband
7 3 (16.67%) MVNO
8 2 (11.11%) VoLTE
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
1 3 (16.67%) OSS Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Manager
2 2 (11.11%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) eTOM
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Netcool
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Ericsson
1 7 (38.89%) Huawei
1 7 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (22.22%) Nokia
2 4 (22.22%) Mapinfo
2 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) BMC
3 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Cramer
5 1 (5.56%) Actix
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Amdocs