Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sonus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonus over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Sonus Networks, Inc.

Sonus
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 866 887
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 +9
Contract jobs citing Sonus 12 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.052% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
UK median daily rate £450 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £258 £363
90th Percentile £538 £361 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £265 £375
% change year-on-year +41.51% -29.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sonus 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 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Sonus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonus in the UK

Sonus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonus in the UK

Sonus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonus over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sonus in the UK

Sonus
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 Sonus within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +3 12 £450 +56.52% 1
London -20 8 £500 +56.25%
UK excluding London +27 4 £375 +41.51% 1
North of England +61 2 £375 - 1
North West +23 2 £375 - 1
South East -4 2 £394 +48.58%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sonus 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 Sonus.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (33.33%) Skype
4 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) ISDN
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) PSTN
5 3 (25.00%) Polycom
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (16.67%) WAAS
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (16.67%) Acme Packet
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime

Sonus
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 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) ISDN
2 3 (25.00%) PSTN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) WAAS
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) CTI
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) H.323
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) QSIG
4 1 (8.33%) SCCP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Recording Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) IVR
3 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) Acme Packet
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle