Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for XCAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XCAP over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

XML Configuration Access Protocol (XCAP)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 840 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +847
Contract jobs citing XCAP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.003% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
England median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

XCAP 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 12979 14528 14733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.76% 15.22% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8043 8889 8671
England median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £223 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 740 926
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.41 £47.50 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +5.00%

XCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XCAP in England

XCAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XCAP in England

XCAP
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 XCAP within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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
London - 2 - -
South West +6 1 - -
XCAP
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XCAP.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Anycast
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Empirix
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) NetScout
3 1 (33.33%) Agilent
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) VoWiFi

XCAP
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%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Anycast
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) VoWiFi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Agilent
2 1 (33.33%) Empirix
2 1 (33.33%) NetScout