The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for VSAT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAT over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VSAT 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

VSAT 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 6347 8686 8118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.56% 16.14% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3768 5279 4580
Median daily rate £400 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +8.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 426 473
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +20.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VSAT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
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 VSAT within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Aberdeen - 5 - - 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VSAT 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 VSAT.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

VSAT
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) QMS
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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