Period
to 15 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 826 869
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 -29
Contract jobs citing Node B 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.049% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
England median daily rate £205 £175 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -39.66% -2.11%
10th Percentile £203 £145 £285
90th Percentile £208 £319 £295
UK median daily rate £205 £175 £270
% change year-on-year +17.14% -35.19% -8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 12,600 12,139 15,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.31% 13.78% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,765 7,352 9,550
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £210 £225
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 700 690
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% -20.93% +19.05%

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 July 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 -26 3 £205 -
Node B
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

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 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia