The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Aastra products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aastra over the 3 months to 2 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Aastra Technologies.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aastra
Rank 575 - 527
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Aastra 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £163
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23928 23341 20962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.66% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 12726 10988
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 994 1251
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Aastra
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aastra within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Aastra Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Aastra
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aastra within the UK.

Aastra Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Aastra
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aastra within the UK.

Aastra Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Aastra
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aastra within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
England - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Aastra
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Aastra 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 Aastra.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) MD110
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Aastra
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Aastra 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 Aastra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) MD110
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft