Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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.

Node B
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 832 868
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 -14
Contract jobs citing Node B 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
England median daily rate - £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -10.77%
UK median daily rate - £350 £290
% change year-on-year - +20.69% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 12,483 12,505 15,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.25% 13.82% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,562 7,687 9,249
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 656 739
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.07
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -19.79% +20.00%

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 15 October 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 East -1 2 - -
Node B
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Node B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Node B.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

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%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei