The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NSN NetAct skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NSN NetAct over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nokia Networks NetAct
England / South East
Rank - 251 236
Contract jobs citing NSN NetAct 0 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.10% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £284 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £235
% change year-on-year +29.62% +14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NSN NetAct is in the systems management skills category. The next 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 systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 779 998 1051
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.05% 10.91% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 604 546
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 30
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.14 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

NSN NetAct
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing NSN NetAct as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for NSN NetAct in the South East

NSN NetAct
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NSN NetAct in the South East

NSN NetAct
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NSN NetAct 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 NSN NetAct.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) SevOne
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Traffica
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

NSN NetAct
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Service Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) NetAct Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SevOne