The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP 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 ISUP over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 115 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ISUP 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.40% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.75% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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ISUP
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
648 570 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.82% 23.04% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 211 247
Average daily rate £330 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISUP
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 ISUP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Slough - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
ISUP
South East

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 21 (95.45%) INAP
2 16 (72.73%) 3G
3 13 (59.09%) LTE
4 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (45.45%) UNIX
5 10 (45.45%) LDAP
5 10 (45.45%) VMS
6 9 (40.91%) TIBCO
7 8 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) SMS
10 5 (22.73%) SCCP
11 4 (18.18%) VoLTE
11 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
11 4 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (18.18%) MGW
11 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
11 4 (18.18%) Validation
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) C
11 4 (18.18%) UMTS
11 4 (18.18%) VoIP
11 4 (18.18%) GSM
11 4 (18.18%) Nokia
12 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
12 3 (13.64%) Parlay
12 3 (13.64%) HTTP
12 3 (13.64%) SLA

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISUP 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 ISUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) INAP
2 16 (72.73%) 3G
3 13 (59.09%) LTE
4 10 (45.45%) LDAP
5 6 (27.27%) SMS
6 5 (22.73%) SCCP
7 4 (18.18%) VoLTE
7 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 4 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (18.18%) MGW
7 4 (18.18%) UMTS
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) GSM
8 3 (13.64%) Parlay
8 3 (13.64%) HTTP
9 2 (9.09%) Network Security
9 2 (9.09%) tcpdump
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall
9 2 (9.09%) IPsec
9 2 (9.09%) 2G
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
1 10 (45.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
1 4 (18.18%) Validation
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) TIBCO
2 8 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (18.18%) Nokia
4 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
4 3 (13.64%) Huawei
4 3 (13.64%) ZTE
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) SAP