The table below looks at the statistics for DEFINITY skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DEFINITY over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avaya DEFINITY
Rank 605 576 584
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing DEFINITY 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.042% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DEFINITY
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DEFINITY within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DEFINITY Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DEFINITY
Daily Rate Trend

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

DEFINITY Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DEFINITY
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DEFINITY Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DEFINITY
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DEFINITY within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -19 1 £220 - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
London - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

DEFINITY
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DEFINITY 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 DEFINITY.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

DEFINITY
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DEFINITY 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 DEFINITY. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft