Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenScape skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenScape over the 6 months to 21 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.

Unify OpenScape (formerly Siemens OpenScape)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 820 858
Rank change year-on-year -35 +38 +1
Contract jobs citing OpenScape 7 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
England median daily rate £285 £331 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.96% +3.03% +7.17%
10th Percentile £240 £304 £275
90th Percentile £379 £404 £349
UK median daily rate £285 £331 £322
% change year-on-year -13.96% +3.03% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £21.41
UK median hourly rate - - £21.41

OpenScape 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 12,662 12,148 15,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 13.75% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,804 7,326 9,582
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 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 707 698 688
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.01% -25.24% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.95%

OpenScape
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenScape in England

OpenScape
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenScape in England

OpenScape
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenScape in England

OpenScape
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 OpenScape within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 West +1 4 £275 -18.52%
South East - 3 £374 -
OpenScape
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenScape 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 OpenScape.

1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Siemens
1 4 (57.14%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) OpenView
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Meraki
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Escalation Management
2 3 (42.86%) Runbook
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice

OpenScape
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 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Escalation Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
1 3 (42.86%) People Management
1 3 (42.86%) Runbook
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Siemens
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Meraki