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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Configuration Access Protocol (XCAP)
Rank 645 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XCAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% - -
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
8720 8085 7343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.41% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5286 4548 3945
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 484 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 4 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 30 June 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
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
England - 2 - -
Swindon - 1 - -

XCAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Actix
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Anite
2 3 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (75.00%) MapBasic
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) ION Trading

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 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior RF Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) MapBasic
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Actix
2 3 (75.00%) Anite
2 3 (75.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) ION Trading