The table below looks at the statistics for INAP 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 INAP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 553 551 556
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing INAP 27 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £326 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £336 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
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
7620 6595 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.71% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4301 3682 3819
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 376 632
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

INAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

INAP Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing INAP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 INAP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
South East +3 24 £355 +7.16% 1
East of England -24 1 £258 -
London - - - -
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INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing INAP 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 INAP.

1 26 (68.42%) ISUP
2 25 (65.79%) Telecoms
3 24 (63.16%) 3G
4 23 (60.53%) LTE
5 13 (34.21%) SIGTRAN
5 13 (34.21%) UNIX
6 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.95%) LDAP
8 10 (26.32%) VMS
8 10 (26.32%) TIBCO
9 9 (23.68%) SCCP
9 9 (23.68%) Nokia
9 9 (23.68%) VoLTE
9 9 (23.68%) Wireshark
10 8 (21.05%) MGW
10 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
10 8 (21.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 8 (21.05%) SS7
11 7 (18.42%) Validation
11 7 (18.42%) SMS
11 7 (18.42%) UMTS
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (15.79%) VoIP
12 6 (15.79%) GSM
12 6 (15.79%) HTTP
12 6 (15.79%) Migration
13 5 (13.16%) DNS
13 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
13 5 (13.16%) Billing

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing INAP 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 INAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) ISUP
2 24 (63.16%) 3G
3 23 (60.53%) LTE
4 13 (34.21%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (28.95%) LDAP
6 9 (23.68%) SCCP
6 9 (23.68%) VoLTE
6 9 (23.68%) Wireshark
7 8 (21.05%) MGW
7 8 (21.05%) SS7
8 7 (18.42%) SMS
8 7 (18.42%) UMTS
9 6 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (15.79%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) GSM
9 6 (15.79%) HTTP
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
11 3 (7.89%) Parlay
11 3 (7.89%) Firewall
11 3 (7.89%) GPRS
General
1 25 (65.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) DTV
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) UNIX
2 10 (26.32%) VMS
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 7 (18.42%) Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) Network Planning
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Process Management
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Erlang
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) TIBCO
2 9 (23.68%) Nokia
3 8 (21.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (10.53%) Agilent
4 4 (10.53%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
5 3 (7.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.89%) ZTE
5 3 (7.89%) Huawei
6 2 (5.26%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Siemens
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Redknee