The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN 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 ISDN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 123 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing ISDN 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.29% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£500 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
ISDN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the Berkshire region.

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISDN
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 ISDN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Reading -2 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £203 -
ISDN
South East

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) CentOS
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) PSTN
6 5 (33.33%) Firmware
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 4 (26.67%) Lync
7 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (26.67%) CCIE

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISDN 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 ISDN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
4 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) PSTN
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Broadband
5 4 (26.67%) ADSL
5 4 (26.67%) H.323
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) MGCP
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) LLU
6 2 (13.33%) ATM
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) CS Core Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) CentOS
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds