Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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.

Value-Added Service
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 848 859
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Value-Added Service 23 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.19% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
England median daily rate £268 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.69% - -
UK median daily rate £268 £344 -
% change year-on-year -22.18% - -
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 12,436 12,912 14,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 13.58% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,562 8,029 8,608
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 657 724
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.55 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.12% +5.36%

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 18 December 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 17 £370 - 2
London +24 6 £268 -10.83%
Value-Added Service
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (65.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
3 13 (56.52%) PMI
3 13 (56.52%) PMI Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 13 (56.52%) Quality Management
3 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (56.52%) Matrix Management
3 13 (56.52%) Project Governance
3 13 (56.52%) Dependency Management
3 13 (56.52%) Critical Success Factor
3 13 (56.52%) PMO
3 13 (56.52%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Back Office
4 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
4 6 (26.09%) Fault Management
4 6 (26.09%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 2 (8.70%) KVM
5 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu

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 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) BGP
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SNMP
1 2 (8.70%) VLAN
1 2 (8.70%) VXLAN
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) VAS Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Onboarding Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
1 15 (65.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (56.52%) Critical Success Factor
2 13 (56.52%) Dependency Management
2 13 (56.52%) Matrix Management
2 13 (56.52%) Project Governance
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) Quality Management
2 13 (56.52%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Fault Management
3 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) DoDAF
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) MODAF
4 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) PMI Certification
1 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) BIND 9
1 2 (8.70%) KVM
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
1 2 (8.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Dell
1 2 (8.70%) EMC
1 2 (8.70%) Mirantis
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) BMC
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy
2 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software