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 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
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 563 544 543
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing INAP 25 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £338 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
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
7863 6570 7874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.66% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3670 3807
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 410 592
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

INAP
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

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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 20 October 2014.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

INAP
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 20 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 -5 22 £355 +5.18% 1
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INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 25 (67.57%) ISUP
2 24 (64.86%) Telecoms
2 24 (64.86%) 3G
3 23 (62.16%) LTE
4 13 (35.14%) SIGTRAN
5 12 (32.43%) UNIX
6 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.03%) LDAP
7 10 (27.03%) VMS
8 9 (24.32%) Nokia
8 9 (24.32%) TIBCO
8 9 (24.32%) SCCP
8 9 (24.32%) VoLTE
9 8 (21.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 8 (21.62%) MGW
9 8 (21.62%) Network Architecture
9 8 (21.62%) Wireshark
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Validation
10 7 (18.92%) SS7
10 7 (18.92%) UMTS
11 6 (16.22%) VoIP
11 6 (16.22%) SMS
11 6 (16.22%) GSM
11 6 (16.22%) Migration
11 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
12 5 (13.51%) Billing
12 5 (13.51%) HTTP
13 4 (10.81%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) ISUP
2 24 (64.86%) 3G
3 23 (62.16%) LTE
4 13 (35.14%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (27.03%) LDAP
6 9 (24.32%) SCCP
6 9 (24.32%) VoLTE
7 8 (21.62%) Wireshark
7 8 (21.62%) MGW
8 7 (18.92%) UMTS
8 7 (18.92%) SS7
9 6 (16.22%) VoIP
9 6 (16.22%) SMS
9 6 (16.22%) GSM
9 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (13.51%) HTTP
11 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 3 (8.11%) Parlay
12 3 (8.11%) GPRS
12 3 (8.11%) 3GPP
General
1 24 (64.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Test Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.70%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) DTV
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) UNIX
2 10 (27.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Network Architecture
2 7 (18.92%) Validation
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Network Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Process Management
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 2 (5.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Nokia
1 9 (24.32%) TIBCO
2 8 (21.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (10.81%) Agilent
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.11%) ZTE
4 3 (8.11%) Huawei
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Siemens
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper