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 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks NetAct
Rank 614 605 532
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -73
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 11 11 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.020% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.25% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£260 £263 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £232
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £263 £170
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +54.41%
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
4785 4457 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2928 2634 2312
Average daily rate £403 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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
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 August 2015.

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 15 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 28 August 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 -10 11 £260 -0.95%
South East -17 5 £260 -
Surrey - 5 £260 -
Guildford - 5 £260 -
Birmingham - 2 £260 -
West Midlands - 2 £260 -
Bury - 1 £150 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £255 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £255 -
North West - 1 £150 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £255 -
Manchester - 1 £150 -

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) 3G
2 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
3 13 (52.00%) 2G
4 11 (44.00%) GSM
4 11 (44.00%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (36.00%) LTE
6 8 (32.00%) UMTS
7 7 (28.00%) Ericsson
7 7 (28.00%) Nokia
7 7 (28.00%) Mapinfo
7 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Huawei
7 7 (28.00%) Amdocs
7 7 (28.00%) 4G
8 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.00%) RNC
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (12.00%) Change Control
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (12.00%) Line Management
11 3 (12.00%) MS Access
11 3 (12.00%) GPRS
11 3 (12.00%) Nortel
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Netcool
11 3 (12.00%) Metrica

NSN NetAct
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) 2G
3 11 (44.00%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (44.00%) GSM
4 9 (36.00%) LTE
5 8 (32.00%) UMTS
6 7 (28.00%) 4G
7 5 (20.00%) RNC
8 3 (12.00%) GPRS
9 2 (8.00%) ATM
9 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.00%) Internet
10 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (4.00%) HSPA
10 1 (4.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) RNC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Change Control
1 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (12.00%) Line Management
2 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Network Design
2 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) MapBasic
3 2 (8.00%) C
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Ericsson
1 7 (28.00%) Nokia
1 7 (28.00%) Mapinfo
1 7 (28.00%) Amdocs
1 7 (28.00%) Huawei
2 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Nortel
3 3 (12.00%) Actix
4 2 (8.00%) Serena
4 2 (8.00%) Cramer
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) NetCracker
5 1 (4.00%) SevOne