Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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.

Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 - 884
Rank change year-on-year - +884 +7
Contract jobs citing VSAT 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £369
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VSAT is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14042 16143 15907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 9754 9202
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 823 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.30 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.66 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.35% +21.95% +2.50%

VSAT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 5 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 6 months to 20 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 - 4 - -
London - 3 - -
UK excluding London - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
3 1 (20.00%) Netcool
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

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%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) VMware