The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Acme Packet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acme Packet over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Acme Packet.

Acme Packet
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 619 606
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13  
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 2 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.002% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.005% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Acme Packet is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Acme Packet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Acme Packet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Acme Packet in England

Acme Packet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acme Packet in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acme Packet in England

Acme Packet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acme Packet in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acme Packet in England

Acme Packet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acme Packet within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
South East - 1 £338 -
South West - 1 £388 -
Acme Packet
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acme Packet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Acme Packet.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) RTP
3 1 (20.00%) SS7
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
3 1 (20.00%) Redknee
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) NetScout
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) GGSN

Acme Packet
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) GGSN
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) SGSN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetScout
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Redknee
2 1 (20.00%) Sonus
2 1 (20.00%) Tekelec