The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sonus 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 Sonus over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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 Sonus Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sonus
Rank 621 609 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Sonus 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Sonus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sonus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sonus
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sonus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sonus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sonus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sonus
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 Sonus within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 3 £388 - 1
London +5 1 - - 1
South East -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £388 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Sonus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sonus 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 Sonus.

1 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) MobileIron

Sonus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sonus 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 Sonus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) TETRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed