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 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
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 550 535 535
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing ISDN 30 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.056% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 18
Average daily rate
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£280 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Average hourly rate £24.12 £16.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.75% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+50.75% -42.85%
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
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% -

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 1 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 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
London +14 11 £318 +34.63% 6
South East -16 7 £255 +13.33% 5
East of England -21 7 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £160 - 1
South West - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
ISDN
UK

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 (75.81%) Cisco
2 35 (56.45%) Firewall
3 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (46.77%) WAN
5 25 (40.32%) MPLS
6 23 (37.10%) LAN
7 21 (33.87%) VPN
8 20 (32.26%) VoIP
8 20 (32.26%) Windows
9 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
10 15 (24.19%) CCNA
11 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 14 (22.58%) PSTN
11 14 (22.58%) BGP
12 13 (20.97%) Wireless
12 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
12 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (19.35%) DNS
13 12 (19.35%) SSL
13 12 (19.35%) ITIL
13 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
13 12 (19.35%) DSL
14 11 (17.74%) DHCP
14 11 (17.74%) CCIE
14 11 (17.74%) HP
14 11 (17.74%) Avaya
14 11 (17.74%) VLAN
15 10 (16.13%) IP Telephony
15 10 (16.13%) Network Design

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (56.45%) Firewall
2 29 (46.77%) WAN
3 25 (40.32%) MPLS
4 23 (37.10%) LAN
5 21 (33.87%) VPN
6 20 (32.26%) VoIP
7 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
8 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
8 14 (22.58%) PSTN
8 14 (22.58%) BGP
9 13 (20.97%) Wireless
10 12 (19.35%) DNS
10 12 (19.35%) SSL
10 12 (19.35%) DSL
11 11 (17.74%) DHCP
11 11 (17.74%) VLAN
12 10 (16.13%) IP Telephony
13 9 (14.52%) OSPF
14 8 (12.90%) Cisco IPT
15 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Ingres
General
1 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Network Engineer
1 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Network Support
3 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Support
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) VXML
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) SecurID
3 2 (3.23%) Wiki
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Network Design
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Network Planning
5 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL V2
6 3 (4.84%) Contact Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Line Management
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C#
1 4 (6.45%) C++
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) Python
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.19%) CCNA
3 11 (17.74%) CCIE
4 8 (12.90%) CCNP
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.45%) MCSE
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.45%) CCVP
6 4 (6.45%) MCTS
7 3 (4.84%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) CCENT
9 1 (1.61%) CCDP
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCIP
9 1 (1.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.23%) XenApp
3 2 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.45%) OPNET
3 3 (4.84%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) HP
2 11 (17.74%) Avaya
3 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.29%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Juniper
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle
5 6 (9.68%) BT
5 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
5 6 (9.68%) WatchGuard
5 6 (9.68%) Imperva
6 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.06%) Mitel
7 4 (6.45%) CA
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
7 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.84%) Verint
8 3 (4.84%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.84%) IBM