Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NGN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NGN over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 844 853
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -34
Contract jobs citing NGN 19 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.073% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
England median daily rate £400 £600 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.68% +52.14%
10th Percentile £219 £343 £313
90th Percentile £875 £960 £1,375
UK median daily rate £400 £600 £533
% change year-on-year -33.33% +12.68% +52.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

NGN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NGN in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NGN in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NGN in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NGN in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NGN in England

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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 NGN within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London -5 8 - - 1
East of England - 5 £850 -
North of England +57 3 £238 -72.86%
North West +29 3 £238 -72.86%
South East +4 3 £385 -28.37%
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UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 11 (57.89%) OSPF
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) Service Management
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Practice Management
4 8 (42.11%) Law
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 8 (42.11%) MPLS
4 8 (42.11%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
4 8 (42.11%) TACACS
4 8 (42.11%) VRRP
4 8 (42.11%) SAP
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) WLAN
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) SNMP
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) IPv6
4 8 (42.11%) Supply Chain Management
4 8 (42.11%) Supplier Management
4 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) Riverbed
4 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
4 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
4 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning

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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 11 (57.89%) OSPF
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) BGP
3 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
3 8 (42.11%) HSRP
3 8 (42.11%) IPv6
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) SNMP
3 8 (42.11%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (42.11%) TACACS
3 8 (42.11%) VRRP
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) WLAN
4 3 (15.79%) IGMP
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) LTE
6 1 (5.26%) VXLAN
General
1 8 (42.11%) Law
2 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Head of Development
3 4 (21.05%) Head of Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Coach
4 3 (15.79%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Core Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
1 8 (42.11%) Low Latency
1 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
1 8 (42.11%) Network Management
1 8 (42.11%) Practice Management
1 8 (42.11%) Regulatory Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
1 8 (42.11%) Service Management
1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (42.11%) Supplier Management
1 8 (42.11%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Domain Models
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) Riverbed
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
1 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.53%) Brocade
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.53%) Juniper
2 2 (10.53%) Redback