Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DOCSIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DOCSIS over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 356 382
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.054% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
South East median daily rate £270 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +45.45% -
10th Percentile £239 £305 £212
90th Percentile £503 £400 £358
England median daily rate £356 £388 £270
% change year-on-year -8.06% +43.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

DOCSIS 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2893 3147 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.94% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1798 1904
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 219 242
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.14 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

DOCSIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DOCSIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DOCSIS in the South East

DOCSIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DOCSIS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for DOCSIS in the South East

DOCSIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DOCSIS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DOCSIS in the South East

DOCSIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOCSIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Berkshire +7 4 £475 +38.18%
Thames Valley -7 4 £475 +38.18%
East Sussex - 2 £270 -
Kent - 2 £233 -
West Sussex - 1 £270 -
DOCSIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DOCSIS 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 South East region with a requirement for DOCSIS.

1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) VDSL
2 4 (50.00%) GPON
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) eTOM
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) C

DOCSIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (50.00%) GPON
1 4 (50.00%) VDSL
2 2 (25.00%) SDH
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Audio Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Audio Video Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Kernel Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Kernel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Kernel Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) eTOM
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson