The table below looks at the statistics for VSAT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAT over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank - - 620
Contract jobs citing VSAT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £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
8557 8364 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.39% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4560 3874
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 465 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

VSAT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VSAT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VSAT
Daily Rate Trend

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

VSAT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VSAT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VSAT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VSAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSAT 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 VSAT.

1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) CTI
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

VSAT
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) CTI
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security