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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acme Packet
UK / England
Rank 571 611 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 -  
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
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 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
London - 3 - -
Acme Packet
UK

Acme Packet
Top 16 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) CCVP
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) RTP
5 2 (16.67%) SS7
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) XMPP
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management

Acme Packet
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) RTP
2 2 (16.67%) SS7
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Subject Matter Expert
1 4 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya