Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Actix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actix over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 Actix Ltd.

Actix
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 836 837
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Actix 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.003% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
England median daily rate £389 - -
UK median daily rate £389 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Actix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,794 39,865 42,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.29% 45.03% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,694 24,689 25,406
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £233
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,272 1,464 1,801
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.93 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

Actix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Actix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Actix in England

Actix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Actix in England

Actix
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 Actix within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 4 £389 -
South East - 3 - -
Actix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Actix 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 Actix.

1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) Huawei
3 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 4 (57.14%) 4G
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
3 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) HSPA
4 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Nokia
4 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) 3GPP

Actix
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) HSPA
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
2 3 (42.86%) Nokia