Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 August 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 591 622
Rank change year-on-year -26 +31 -31
Contract jobs citing Value-Added Service 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.16% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
London median daily rate £268 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.69% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £259 £270 £363
90th Percentile £285 £338 £388
England median daily rate £268 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -27.70% -1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,570 4,961 6,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.23% 11.52% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,864 3,282 4,082
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £228 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.02 £20.58 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +7.65% -2.55%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

Value-Added Service
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Value-Added Service in London

Value-Added Service
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Value-Added Service in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 London region with a requirement for Value-Added Service.

1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) Huawei
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office

Value-Added Service
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:

General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) VAS Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Huawei