Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Value-Added Service skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Value-Added Service over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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.

Value-Added Service
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 832 845 795
Rank change year-on-year +13 -50 +30
Contract jobs citing Value-Added Service 16 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
England median daily rate £370 £285 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.82% -17.99% +32.38%
10th Percentile £360 £260 £269
90th Percentile £380 £306 £455
UK median daily rate £370 £285 £348
% change year-on-year +29.82% -17.99% +32.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Value-Added Service 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 11,031 12,293 12,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.65% 13.27% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,834 7,627 7,418
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 675 661
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £19.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year -3.77% -11.43% -15.38%

Value-Added Service
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Value-Added Service as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Value-Added Service in England

Value-Added Service
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Value-Added Service in England

Value-Added Service
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Value-Added Service in England

Value-Added Service
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 Value-Added Service within the England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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 +20 16 £370 -1.33% 1
Value-Added Service
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Value-Added Service 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 Value-Added Service.

1 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
1 14 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 10 (62.50%) Quality Management
2 10 (62.50%) PMI
2 10 (62.50%) PMI Certification
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (62.50%) Matrix Management
2 10 (62.50%) Project Governance
2 10 (62.50%) Dependency Management
2 10 (62.50%) Critical Success Factor
2 10 (62.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 10 (62.50%) PMO
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) NFS
3 4 (25.00%) SNMP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco

Value-Added Service
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) BGP
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
1 4 (25.00%) SNMP
1 4 (25.00%) VLAN
1 4 (25.00%) VXLAN
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Onboarding Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) PMI
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
1 14 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (62.50%) Critical Success Factor
2 10 (62.50%) Dependency Management
2 10 (62.50%) Matrix Management
2 10 (62.50%) Project Governance
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 10 (62.50%) Quality Management
2 10 (62.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 4 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) BIND 9
1 4 (25.00%) KVM
1 4 (25.00%) NFS
1 4 (25.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Dell
1 4 (25.00%) EMC
1 4 (25.00%) Mirantis
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (18.75%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei