The table below looks at the statistics for DPNSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank - 573 -
Contract jobs citing DPNSS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.011% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DPNSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DPNSS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DPNSS 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 DPNSS.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) QSIG
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) MGCP
2 2 (66.67%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) FCAPS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DPNSS 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 DPNSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) QSIG
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) MGCP
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) SS7
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) FCAPS
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (33.33%) CCVP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson