Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Node B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Node B over the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Node B
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 832 849
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17 -28
Contract jobs citing Node B 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.042% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
England median daily rate £350 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £285 £301
90th Percentile £375 £295 £613
UK median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 -

Node B 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 12959 14364 14607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.72% 15.17% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8035 8751 8605
England median daily rate £408 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 736 911
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.93 £47.67 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%

Node B
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Node B in England

Node B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Node B in England

Node B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Node B in England

Node B
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 Node B within the England region over the 6 months to 17 December 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 -21 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
Node B
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Node B 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 Node B.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Node B
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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper