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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 123 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing ISUP 4 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.54% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 2.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £278 -
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
Reading +18 2 £350 -
Slough - - - -
ISUP
South East

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (90.48%) INAP
2 17 (80.95%) 3G
3 13 (61.90%) LTE
4 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 10 (47.62%) UNIX
5 10 (47.62%) LDAP
5 10 (47.62%) VMS
6 9 (42.86%) TIBCO
7 8 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) SMS
8 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (19.05%) Validation
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) MGW
10 4 (19.05%) UMTS
10 4 (19.05%) VoIP
10 4 (19.05%) HTTP
10 4 (19.05%) C
10 4 (19.05%) GSM
10 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
10 4 (19.05%) Nokia
10 4 (19.05%) SCCP
10 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
10 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
11 3 (14.29%) ZTE
11 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) Parlay

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) INAP
2 17 (80.95%) 3G
3 13 (61.90%) LTE
4 10 (47.62%) LDAP
5 7 (33.33%) SMS
6 5 (23.81%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (19.05%) MGW
7 4 (19.05%) SCCP
7 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
7 4 (19.05%) UMTS
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) GSM
8 3 (14.29%) Parlay
8 3 (14.29%) SS7
9 2 (9.52%) 3GPP
9 2 (9.52%) 2G
10 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
10 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
10 1 (4.76%) 4G
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Validation
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
1 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 8 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 4 (19.05%) Nokia
4 3 (14.29%) Huawei
4 3 (14.29%) ZTE
4 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) HP