The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alcatel-Lucent products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alcatel-Lucent over the 3 months to 30 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 Alcatel-Lucent.

Alcatel-Lucent
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 584 592
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent 8 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 15
Median daily rate £330 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £431 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -8.96% +20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Alcatel-Lucent 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Alcatel-Lucent
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Alcatel-Lucent in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Alcatel-Lucent in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Alcatel-Lucent in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Alcatel-Lucent in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 8 £330 -8.96% 3
South East +5 7 £335 -7.58% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £339 -
Berkshire +15 3 £120 -66.89% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £335 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading +8 1 £120 -66.89% 1
Suffolk -3 1 £220 -39.31%
East of England -4 1 £220 -39.31%
Ipswich -4 1 £220 -39.31%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent 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 Alcatel-Lucent.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (26.32%) WAAS
6 5 (26.32%) Aruba
6 5 (26.32%) F5
6 5 (26.32%) Huawei
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) Riverbed
6 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 5 (26.32%) TippingPoint
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) SLA
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) NHS
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Finance

Alcatel-Lucent
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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) WAAS
5 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.79%) 2G
6 3 (15.79%) 3G
6 3 (15.79%) 4G
7 2 (10.53%) SDH
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Telephony Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) BYOD
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Escalation Management
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCDA
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 5 (26.32%) Aruba
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
4 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Huawei
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Riverbed
4 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) TippingPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (21.05%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) FireEye
5 4 (21.05%) LogLogic
5 4 (21.05%) Nokia
5 4 (21.05%) Radianz
5 4 (21.05%) Tufin
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle