The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 600 595 576
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing INAP 12 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £419 £281 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £109 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £109 £258
% change year-on-year
+285.05% -57.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7707 7775 6798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.08% 15.10% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4754 4296 3643
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 423 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing INAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

INAP
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 INAP within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
South East -12 10 - -
South West - 1 £420 -
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INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing INAP 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 INAP.

1 14 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (85.71%) High Availability
2 12 (85.71%) LDAP
3 10 (71.43%) SOAP
3 10 (71.43%) Nokia
3 10 (71.43%) 3G
3 10 (71.43%) Change Management
3 10 (71.43%) Back Office
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (71.43%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (71.43%) SPML
3 10 (71.43%) 4G
4 9 (64.29%) LTE
4 9 (64.29%) MGW
5 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
5 8 (57.14%) HNC
5 8 (57.14%) HND
5 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 6 (42.86%) Front Office
7 6 (42.86%) Network Design
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) ISUP
9 2 (14.29%) SS7
9 2 (14.29%) ATM
9 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
9 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
9 2 (14.29%) RNC
9 2 (14.29%) Wireshark

INAP
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 14 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (85.71%) LDAP
3 10 (71.43%) 3G
3 10 (71.43%) 4G
3 10 (71.43%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (64.29%) LTE
4 9 (64.29%) MGW
5 4 (28.57%) ISUP
6 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 2 (14.29%) ATM
6 2 (14.29%) MVNO
6 2 (14.29%) Node B
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
6 2 (14.29%) RNC
6 2 (14.29%) SS7
6 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (71.43%) Back Office
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) SPML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) High Availability
2 10 (71.43%) Change Management
3 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Network Design
5 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) HNC
1 8 (57.14%) HND
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Nokia
2 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia Networks