The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NNTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NNTP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP)
UK
Rank 594 641 -
Rank change year-on-year +47 -  
Contract jobs citing NNTP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £406 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NNTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6618 7818 7780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.75% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4078 4664 4242
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 334 431
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

NNTP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NNTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NNTP in the UK

NNTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NNTP in the UK

NNTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NNTP in the UK

NNTP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NNTP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +35 2 £406 +25.00%
London +29 2 £406 +25.00%
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -

NNTP
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NNTP 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 NNTP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible

NNTP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible