The first table below looks at the demand for DMS-100 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMS-100 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel DMS-100
Rank 592 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing DMS-100 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7508 6968 8954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 13.66% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3592 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 472 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

DMS-100
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMS-100 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMS-100 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DMS-100
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMS-100 within the UK.

DMS-100 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DMS-100
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMS-100 within the UK.

DMS-100 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DMS-100
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMS-100 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -31 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -

DMS-100
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DMS-100 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 DMS-100.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (100.00%) PABX

DMS-100
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DMS-100 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 DMS-100. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel