The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN 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 ISDN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 542 523 508
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing ISDN 37 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 19
Average daily rate
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£275 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £165 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £446 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £27.75
ISDN
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
7745 6541 7792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.68% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3656 3798
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
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 £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 414 586
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.17 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.35%
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 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in England

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the England region.

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISDN
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 ISDN within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +21 11 £318 +15.54% 2
South East -13 10 £265 +17.77% 2
East of England -18 7 £275 -
West Midlands - 5 £155 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £375 - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
ISDN
UK

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 36 (57.14%) Firewall
3 31 (49.21%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (47.62%) WAN
5 28 (44.44%) MPLS
6 24 (38.10%) LAN
7 22 (34.92%) VPN
8 21 (33.33%) VoIP
8 21 (33.33%) Windows
9 18 (28.57%) Ethernet
10 17 (26.98%) BGP
11 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
11 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
12 15 (23.81%) ITIL
12 15 (23.81%) DSL
13 13 (20.63%) Wireless
13 13 (20.63%) PSTN
13 13 (20.63%) Avaya
13 13 (20.63%) CCNA
13 13 (20.63%) HP
13 13 (20.63%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (19.05%) IP Telephony
14 12 (19.05%) SSL
14 12 (19.05%) OSPF
15 11 (17.46%) CCIE
15 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
15 11 (17.46%) VLAN
16 10 (15.87%) Network Design
16 10 (15.87%) ATM

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISDN 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 ISDN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 36 (57.14%) Firewall
2 30 (47.62%) WAN
3 28 (44.44%) MPLS
4 24 (38.10%) LAN
5 22 (34.92%) VPN
6 21 (33.33%) VoIP
7 18 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 17 (26.98%) BGP
9 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
10 15 (23.81%) DSL
11 13 (20.63%) Wireless
11 13 (20.63%) PSTN
12 12 (19.05%) IP Telephony
12 12 (19.05%) SSL
12 12 (19.05%) OSPF
13 11 (17.46%) VLAN
14 10 (15.87%) ATM
15 9 (14.29%) DNS
15 9 (14.29%) PBX
16 8 (12.70%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Ingres
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Network Support
5 4 (6.35%) Network Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Support
5 4 (6.35%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) VXML
2 4 (6.35%) XMPP
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (3.17%) Wiki
2 2 (3.17%) SecurID
2 2 (3.17%) Statistics
2 2 (3.17%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.17%) Android
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Network Design
3 9 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.35%) Contact Management
5 4 (6.35%) Network Planning
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.17%) Line Management
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
1 3 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) C++
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.63%) CCNA
3 11 (17.46%) CCIE
4 9 (14.29%) CCNP
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCIP
8 1 (1.59%) CCDP
8 1 (1.59%) CCSP
8 1 (1.59%) CCENT
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.59%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
2 2 (3.17%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.35%) OPNET
3 3 (4.76%) Netcool
3 3 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Avaya
2 13 (20.63%) HP
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Juniper
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat
5 6 (9.52%) WatchGuard
5 6 (9.52%) Imperva
5 6 (9.52%) BT
6 5 (7.94%) 3PAR
6 5 (7.94%) Mitel
7 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle
8 3 (4.76%) CA
8 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
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