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 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank - 644 649
Contract jobs citing VSAT 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.025% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £369 £263
% change year-on-year
- +40.47%
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
7501 7924 8326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.31% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 4661 4760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 478 454
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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