The table below looks at the statistics for DPNSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank 619 614 594
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing DPNSS 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.054% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DPNSS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7907 7341 6528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.00% 14.66% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4213 3538
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 432 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

DPNSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DPNSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DPNSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DPNSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DPNSS Daily Rate Trend in England

DPNSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DPNSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

DPNSS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 1 - -
DPNSS
UK

DPNSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DPNSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DPNSS.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Q.931
1 2 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (50.00%) Sonus
2 1 (50.00%) Tekelec
2 1 (50.00%) Samsung
2 1 (50.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MD110
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
1 2 (100.00%) Q.931
1 2 (100.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (50.00%) DASS2
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MD110
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) GENBAND
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Panasonic
1 1 (50.00%) Samsung
1 1 (50.00%) Sonus
1 1 (50.00%) Tekelec