The first table below looks at the demand for Parlay 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 Parlay over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parlay Group
Rank - - 240
Contract jobs citing Parlay 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Parlay
England

Parlay
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Parlay across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Parlay Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Parlay
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Parlay 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 Parlay.

1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) SMS
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) INAP
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

Parlay
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Parlay 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 Parlay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) SMS
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) INAP
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA