The first table below looks at the demand for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 109 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing INAP 11 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.06% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£350 £175 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £167 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £295 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £175 £335
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
638 660 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.46% 27.05% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 224 208
Average daily rate £325 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
INAP
South East

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing INAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

INAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing INAP across the Berkshire region.

INAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

INAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing INAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

INAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -1 3 £450 -
Slough - 2 - -
Reading - - - - 1
INAP
South East

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing INAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited INAP.

1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (51.85%) SS7
3 12 (44.44%) 3G
4 11 (40.74%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) WAP
6 8 (29.63%) VMS
6 8 (29.63%) ISUP
7 7 (25.93%) Change Management
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) Fault Management
7 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) VoLTE
8 6 (22.22%) LTE
8 6 (22.22%) Nokia
9 5 (18.52%) MGW
9 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) SCCP
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP
11 3 (11.11%) Billing
11 3 (11.11%) HTTP
11 3 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) ISEB
11 3 (11.11%) C
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing INAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited INAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SS7
2 12 (44.44%) 3G
3 11 (40.74%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) ISUP
6 7 (25.93%) VoLTE
7 6 (22.22%) LTE
8 5 (18.52%) MGW
9 4 (14.81%) SCCP
9 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 3 (11.11%) HTTP
10 3 (11.11%) 4G
11 2 (7.41%) 2G
11 2 (7.41%) GSM
11 2 (7.41%) SMS
12 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
12 1 (3.70%) UMTS
12 1 (3.70%) DHCP
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Design Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WAP
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) VMS
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) Change Management
1 7 (25.93%) Fault Management
1 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Process Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Nokia
2 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Redknee
5 1 (3.70%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago