The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NGN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 27 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.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 421 414
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Contract jobs citing NGN 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.045% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.35% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £408
% change year-on-year -8.57% +7.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NGN 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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2419 2822 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.49% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1610 1911 1877
Median daily rate £443 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.80 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NGN in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NGN in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NGN in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 2 - -
NGN
England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NGN 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 London region with a requirement for NGN.

1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Siemens
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) ISDN
2 2 (28.57%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) PSTN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Pandas

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
1 2 (28.57%) ISDN
1 2 (28.57%) PABX
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Mitel Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Python Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Reporting Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (28.57%) Pandas
1 2 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (28.57%) Network Packet Capture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDA
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel
2 2 (28.57%) Siemens
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk