The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Symposium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nortel Networks Symposium
UK / England
Rank - - 601
Contract jobs citing Symposium 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £150 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Symposium is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Symposium
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Symposium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Symposium 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 Symposium in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symposium in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symposium in England