Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of NICE Systems products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NICE Systems over the 6 months to 17 December 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 NICE Systems.

NICE Systems
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 865 885
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing NICE Systems 15 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.022% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
UK median daily rate £475 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +4.84% +10.71%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £231
90th Percentile £513 £433 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £415 £356
% change year-on-year -16.87% +16.49% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NICE Systems 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 43355 46058 48681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 45.23% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27194 28156 28676
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £234 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1683 2044
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +5.33%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.85% -2.94% +3.03%

NICE Systems
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NICE Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NICE Systems in the UK

NICE Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NICE Systems in the UK

NICE Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NICE Systems over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NICE Systems in the UK

NICE Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NICE Systems in the UK

NICE Systems
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NICE Systems within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 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 -15 10 £475 +18.75% 1
London -16 9 £475 +35.71% 1
UK excluding London +12 4 £345 -16.87%
Northern Ireland - 3 £345 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NICE Systems 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 NICE Systems.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) VoIP
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) CCVP
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 4 (26.67%) Avaya
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (26.67%) Red Box
7 4 (26.67%) XMPP
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL

NICE Systems
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 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) OSPF
3 3 (20.00%) PSTN
3 3 (20.00%) SCCP
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Softphone
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
5 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Voice Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.67%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCIE
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP Voice
3 4 (26.67%) CCVP
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE Collaboration
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Avaya
3 4 (26.67%) Red Box
4 2 (13.33%) BT
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) CyberTech
4 2 (13.33%) Etrali
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Speakerbus
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.67%) Verint