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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank 587 565 523
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Contract jobs citing DPNSS 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.047% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£283 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London +4 2 £283 -
South East -3 1 - -
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DPNSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) PBX
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 5 (55.56%) QSIG
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) IVR
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Q.931
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) PABX
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) PBX
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) QSIG
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Q.931
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) PABX
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) ISUP
4 1 (11.11%) INAP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) BT