The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 202 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing ISDN 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.055% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.45% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
810 889 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 12.17% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 572 652
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) OPNET
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) XMPP
5 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (37.50%) DSL
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) SSL
7 2 (25.00%) CCNP
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (25.00%) Extranet
7 2 (25.00%) PSTN

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) DSL
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) Extranet
5 2 (25.00%) PSTN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) H.323
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Support
2 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Network Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (50.00%) OPNET
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) IPFX