The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetCracker 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 NetCracker over the 3 months to 22 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 the NetCracker Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetCracker
Rank 601 579 546
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £228 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £228 -
% change year-on-year
+64.83% -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
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 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

NetCracker
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetCracker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetCracker
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetCracker Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetCracker
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 NetCracker within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -23 6 £375 +64.83%
East of England - 5 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £375 -
Watford - 4 £375 -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
South East -15 1 - -

NetCracker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetCracker 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 NetCracker.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
1 6 (85.71%) Billing
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) ProC
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) Comverse
5 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
5 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
5 1 (14.29%) SevOne
5 1 (14.29%) HP NNM
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) 3G

NetCracker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetCracker 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 NetCracker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) ProC
General
1 6 (85.71%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) OSS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BSS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (14.29%) HP NNM
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Comverse
3 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 1 (14.29%) SevOne
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson