The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NGN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 128
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.20% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.82% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NGN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 607 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.58% 24.38% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 287 319
Median daily rate £413 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing NGN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NGN in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NGN in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NGN in Berkshire