The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 619 - 589
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symposium 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 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
7954 8278 7255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 14.70% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4535 4468 3905
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 450 420
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symposium within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symposium within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
Southampton - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

Symposium
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symposium 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 Symposium.

1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symposium 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 Symposium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel