The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Amdocs 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 Amdocs over the 3 months to 5 May 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 Amdocs Limited.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amdocs
Rank 562 568 548
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Amdocs 47 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.057% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 2
Average daily rate
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£128 £265 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.88% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £161 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £265 £261
% change year-on-year
-53.77% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £117.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - -

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
25323 24618 22252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.29% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14434 13926 11757
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
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 1117 1066 1196
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amdocs Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

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

Amdocs Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amdocs within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Amdocs Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

Amdocs Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amdocs within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +9 45 £123 -39.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 18 £123 -
Yorkshire - 18 £123 -
Berkshire +3 17 £320 +58.02%
South East -18 17 £320 +58.02%
Leeds - 17 £123 -
Bracknell - 7 £313 -
Slough 0 6 £320 +58.02%
Reading +3 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
London +16 2 £325 -
North West - 1 £315 - 1

Amdocs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amdocs 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 Amdocs.

1 36 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 28 (32.56%) 2G
3 27 (31.40%) 3G
3 27 (31.40%) LTE
4 22 (25.58%) Ericsson
5 19 (22.09%) Radio Access Network
6 17 (19.77%) SLA
7 16 (18.60%) GPRS
7 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 15 (17.44%) Change Management
8 15 (17.44%) GSM
8 15 (17.44%) UMTS
8 15 (17.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 13 (15.12%) Fault Management
10 12 (13.95%) Cramer
11 11 (12.79%) Nokia
11 11 (12.79%) NFS
11 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.79%) Workflow
11 11 (12.79%) Finance
12 10 (11.63%) Law
12 10 (11.63%) Legal
12 10 (11.63%) Workflow Management
12 10 (11.63%) Degree
12 10 (11.63%) NSN NetAct
12 10 (11.63%) QA
13 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) C
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle
13 9 (10.47%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amdocs 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 Amdocs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Project
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) 2G
2 27 (31.40%) 3G
2 27 (31.40%) LTE
3 19 (22.09%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (18.60%) GPRS
5 15 (17.44%) GSM
5 15 (17.44%) UMTS
6 8 (9.30%) HSPA
7 4 (4.65%) SDH
7 4 (4.65%) ATM
8 2 (2.33%) Broadband
9 1 (1.16%) Firewall
9 1 (1.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) DB2
General
1 36 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 10 (11.63%) Law
3 10 (11.63%) Legal
4 8 (9.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Consultant
3 9 (10.47%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Management Consultant
4 8 (9.30%) Amdocs Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Designer
7 5 (5.81%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.49%) OSS Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Radio Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Kindle
4 3 (3.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
1 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Change Management
2 13 (15.12%) Fault Management
3 11 (12.79%) Workflow
4 10 (11.63%) Workflow Management
5 9 (10.47%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) Project Management
6 8 (9.30%) Network Architecture
7 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (3.49%) eTOM
9 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.49%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.33%) UML
10 2 (2.33%) Information Security
10 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.33%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) C
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 10 (11.63%) QA
3 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) NFS
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Ericsson
2 15 (17.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (13.95%) Cramer
4 11 (12.79%) Nokia
4 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.47%) Oracle
6 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) Huawei
7 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.49%) Infovista
7 3 (3.49%) Capita
8 2 (2.33%) webMethods
8 2 (2.33%) Remedy
8 2 (2.33%) Pega
8 2 (2.33%) BMC
8 2 (2.33%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Actix
9 1 (1.16%) NetCracker