The table below looks at the statistics for XCAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XCAP over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Configuration Access Protocol (XCAP)
Rank 593 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XCAP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

XCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XCAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

XCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XCAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

XCAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XCAP
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 XCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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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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 - 6 £300 -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -

XCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XCAP 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 XCAP.

1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) SMPP
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) M3UA
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) MGW
2 6 (85.71%) SCTP
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Megaco
2 6 (85.71%) TCAP
2 6 (85.71%) SCCP
2 6 (85.71%) INAP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP

XCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XCAP 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 XCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) SMPP
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) M3UA
2 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) MGW
2 6 (85.71%) SCTP
2 6 (85.71%) Megaco
2 6 (85.71%) TCAP
2 6 (85.71%) SCCP
2 6 (85.71%) INAP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) CDMA
3 1 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) HP