The table below looks at the statistics for NSN NetAct skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 601 531 532
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +1
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 17 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 1.49% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
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£450 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.84%
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4637 3682 3639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.01% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2820 2232 1919
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 149 195
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £40.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

NSN NetAct
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NSN NetAct within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NSN NetAct Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NSN NetAct
Daily Rate Trend

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

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NSN NetAct
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NSN NetAct Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NSN NetAct
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 NSN NetAct within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -67 16 £450 +66.66% 1
South East -59 12 £450 +66.66% 1
Berkshire -31 8 £450 +66.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Reading -8 2 - -
Chesham - 1 - -

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct.

1 21 (60.00%) 3G
1 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (54.29%) LTE
3 16 (45.71%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (45.71%) 2G
4 15 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
6 11 (31.43%) 4G
6 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (28.57%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 10 (28.57%) Mapinfo
7 10 (28.57%) Huawei
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Network Planning
9 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 7 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 7 (20.00%) Nokia
9 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (17.14%) GPRS
10 6 (17.14%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) GSM
11 5 (14.29%) UMTS
11 5 (14.29%) Netcool
12 4 (11.43%) Fault Management
12 4 (11.43%) ISUP
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
13 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
13 3 (8.57%) ITIL

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) 3G
2 19 (54.29%) LTE
3 16 (45.71%) 2G
3 16 (45.71%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (31.43%) 4G
5 6 (17.14%) GPRS
6 5 (14.29%) GSM
6 5 (14.29%) UMTS
7 4 (11.43%) ISUP
8 3 (8.57%) SCCP
8 3 (8.57%) INAP
8 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (8.57%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) SS7
8 3 (8.57%) 3GPP
8 3 (8.57%) Broadband
8 3 (8.57%) MVNO
9 2 (5.71%) VoLTE
9 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) OSS Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Network Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) OSS Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Integration Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
1 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Network Planning
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Fault Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) eTOM
4 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HNC
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Netcool
2 3 (8.57%) OpenView
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 10 (28.57%) Mapinfo
3 10 (28.57%) Huawei
4 7 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (20.00%) Nokia
5 6 (17.14%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
6 3 (8.57%) Agilent
6 3 (8.57%) Greenplum
6 3 (8.57%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
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