The table below looks at the statistics for XCAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XCAP over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Configuration Access Protocol (XCAP)
Rank 656 - 641
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XCAP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

XCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XCAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England - 1 - -

XCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XCAP 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 XCAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Actix
2 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Anite
2 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) French Language

XCAP
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 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UTRAN Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Actix
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) Anite
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia