The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of NetCracker products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetCracker over the 3 months to 26 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 the NetCracker Technology Corporation.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetCracker
UK
Rank 601 624 618
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing NetCracker 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.032% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.073% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NetCracker 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 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

NetCracker
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NetCracker in the UK

NetCracker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetCracker in the UK

NetCracker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetCracker over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetCracker in the UK

NetCracker
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetCracker within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +29 7 £400 - 1
London - 7 £400 - 1

NetCracker
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetCracker 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 NetCracker.

1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
1 7 (46.67%) Billing
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Comptel
2 6 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Maximo
3 5 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (33.33%) SoftLayer
3 5 (33.33%) eTOM
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) QA

NetCracker
Top Related 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 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 7 (46.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Billing Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Billing Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) OSS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) eTOM
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Comptel
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
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Syntax Consultancy Ltd
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