The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sonus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonus 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sonus Networks, Inc.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sonus
England / London
Rank - 423 408
Contract jobs citing Sonus 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.055% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 -
% change year-on-year -9.67% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sonus is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8223 9067 9381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.24% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6040 6050
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 202
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sonus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Sonus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sonus in London

Sonus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonus in London

Sonus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sonus 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 Sonus.

1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) ISDN
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Polycom
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Service Design
5 2 (33.33%) Verint
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) PSTN
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income

Sonus
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) ISDN
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) PSTN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Q.931
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) SCCP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Verint