The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Agilent 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 Agilent over the 3 months to 25 November 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.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agilent
Rank 598 567 562
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs citing Agilent 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £250 £401
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -37.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -

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
25367 23941 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.57% 46.20% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14960 13609 12893
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1244 1183 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Agilent
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Agilent Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agilent
Daily Rate Trend

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

Agilent Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agilent
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Agilent Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Agilent
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 Agilent within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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 -45 2 £260 -5.45%
Guildford - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

Agilent
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Agilent 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 Agilent.

1 7 (70.00%) UMTS
1 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (40.00%) GPRS
3 4 (40.00%) INAP
3 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Siemens
4 3 (30.00%) GSM
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Erlang
4 3 (30.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) HSPA
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) OFDM
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) HSUPA
6 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis

Agilent
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Agilent 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 Agilent. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) UMTS
1 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (40.00%) GPRS
3 4 (40.00%) INAP
4 3 (30.00%) GSM
5 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) HSPA
6 1 (10.00%) OFDM
6 1 (10.00%) HSUPA
6 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (10.00%) 3G
6 1 (10.00%) SS7
6 1 (10.00%) ISUP
6 1 (10.00%) SCCP
6 1 (10.00%) FTP
6 1 (10.00%) PPP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) RF Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Erlang
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Siemens
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei