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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 585 516 580
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +64
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 16 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 1.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£269 £165 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.87% -45.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £150 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £232 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £170 £305
% change year-on-year
+58.08% -44.26%
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
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 4 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 20 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 -67 13 £269 +62.87%
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (64.52%) 3G
2 18 (58.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (54.84%) 2G
4 16 (51.61%) Mapinfo
5 15 (48.39%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (45.16%) LTE
7 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) Nokia
8 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
8 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
8 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Network Planning
10 7 (22.58%) Ericsson
10 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (19.35%) Huawei
12 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
13 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
13 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
14 3 (9.68%) UMTS
14 3 (9.68%) GPRS
14 3 (9.68%) GSM
14 3 (9.68%) Nortel
14 3 (9.68%) ISUP
14 3 (9.68%) SCCP
14 3 (9.68%) INAP
14 3 (9.68%) SS7
14 3 (9.68%) SIGTRAN

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) 3G
2 17 (54.84%) 2G
3 15 (48.39%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (45.16%) LTE
5 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
6 3 (9.68%) UMTS
6 3 (9.68%) GPRS
6 3 (9.68%) GSM
6 3 (9.68%) ISUP
6 3 (9.68%) SCCP
6 3 (9.68%) INAP
6 3 (9.68%) SS7
6 3 (9.68%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
6 3 (9.68%) 4G
7 2 (6.45%) WCDMA
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) CDMA
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Databuild Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Planning
2 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (51.61%) Mapinfo
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Nokia
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) Ericsson
5 6 (19.35%) Huawei
6 3 (9.68%) Nortel
6 3 (9.68%) Agilent
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) SGI
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