The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Acme Packet.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acme Packet
Rank - 603 581
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.019% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £475 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Acme Packet
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Acme Packet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Acme Packet
Daily Rate Trend

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

Acme Packet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Acme Packet
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Acme Packet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Acme Packet
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Acme Packet 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 Acme Packet.

1 6 (100.00%) PBX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms

Acme Packet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) PBX
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya