Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Acme Packet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acme Packet over the 6 months to 18 October 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 Acme Packet.

Acme Packet
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 880 871
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Acme Packet 6 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
UK median daily rate £356 £355 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -14.46% -12.63%
10th Percentile £306 £348 £408
90th Percentile £392 £391 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 -
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Acme Packet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +3.03%

Acme Packet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Acme Packet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Acme Packet in the UK

Acme Packet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acme Packet in the UK

Acme Packet
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acme Packet within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England +36 4 £356 +0.35%
UK excluding London +26 3 £375 +5.63%
London +1 1 £300 -19.46%
South East - 1 £338 -
South West - 1 £388 -
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acme Packet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Acme Packet.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) GGSN
2 3 (50.00%) SGSN
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) Tekelec
2 3 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (33.33%) NetScout
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) Redknee
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Acme Packet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) GGSN
2 3 (50.00%) SGSN
2 3 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) Tekelec
3 2 (33.33%) NetScout
3 2 (33.33%) Redknee
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Sonus