The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 616 - 632
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symposium 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £513 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 - £375
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Symposium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Symposium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symposium
Daily Rate Trend

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

Symposium Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symposium
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Symposium Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symposium
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symposium within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
North West - 4 £494 -
England - 4 £494 - 2
Blackpool - 3 £513 -
Lancashire - 3 £513 -
Peel - 1 £525 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £475 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £525 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Symposium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symposium 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 Symposium.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Softphone
2 4 (80.00%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) PABX
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) BT
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Symposium
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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Softphone
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel