The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Symposium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 28 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.

Nortel Networks Symposium
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 632 640
Contract jobs citing Symposium 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.089% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £150 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Symposium 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 6520 7903 8008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.46% 14.75% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4030 4739 4375
Median daily rate £400 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £203
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 360 336 444
Median hourly rate £24.00 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +17.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Symposium
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Symposium in the UK

Symposium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symposium in the UK

Symposium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symposium in the UK