The table below looks at the statistics for NSN NetAct skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 646 634 576
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -58
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 10 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £275 £255 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £251 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £259 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £269
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5711 4478 4173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.47% 8.11% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 2780 2464
Median daily rate £450 £403 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 183 150
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.19 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -16.76%

NSN NetAct
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NSN NetAct as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NSN NetAct within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

NSN NetAct Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NSN NetAct within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 10 £275 +7.84%
South East -6 3 - -
Berkshire -13 3 - -
Reading +2 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £130 -
Leeds - 2 £130 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £130 -
North West -3 1 £275 +5.76%
Preston - 1 £275 -
Northampton - 1 £275 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £275 -
London - 1 £305 -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £275 -

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NSN NetAct also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NSN NetAct.

1 19 (54.29%) 3G
2 17 (48.57%) 2G
2 17 (48.57%) LTE
2 17 (48.57%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
3 16 (45.71%) Nokia
4 14 (40.00%) Mapinfo
5 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
6 10 (28.57%) UMTS
6 10 (28.57%) GSM
6 10 (28.57%) 4G
7 8 (22.86%) RNC
8 7 (20.00%) ATM
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) Huawei
9 6 (17.14%) Actix
9 6 (17.14%) Change Control
9 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
10 5 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Amdocs
10 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (14.29%) SDH
11 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) Remedy
11 4 (11.43%) Nokia Networks
11 4 (11.43%) VoLTE
12 3 (8.57%) Tellabs

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Traffica
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) 3G
2 17 (48.57%) 2G
2 17 (48.57%) LTE
2 17 (48.57%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (28.57%) 4G
3 10 (28.57%) GSM
3 10 (28.57%) UMTS
4 8 (22.86%) RNC
5 7 (20.00%) ATM
6 5 (14.29%) SDH
6 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) VoLTE
8 3 (8.57%) BGP
8 3 (8.57%) IPv4
8 3 (8.57%) MegaStream
8 3 (8.57%) MPLS
8 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.71%) IPsec
9 2 (5.71%) OSPF
9 2 (5.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Optimisation Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) LTE Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) NetAct Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Databuild Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior 3G Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 4G Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Transmission Planner
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Transmission Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3G Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Nokia RNC Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Change Control
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Fault Management
4 3 (8.57%) Network Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) MapBasic
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Nokia
2 14 (40.00%) Mapinfo
3 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
4 6 (17.14%) Actix
4 6 (17.14%) Huawei
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) Amdocs
6 4 (11.43%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (11.43%) Remedy
7 3 (8.57%) BT
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) Tellabs
7 3 (8.57%) Virgin Media
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Siemens
8 2 (5.71%) Velocent
9 1 (2.86%) Anite
9 1 (2.86%) ION Trading
9 1 (2.86%) Nortel
9 1 (2.86%) TIBCO