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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 539 534 501
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs citing ISDN 40 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.036% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £275 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £438 £359
% change year-on-year
-40.57% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -14 18 £350 +180.00% 1
West Midlands 0 7 £155 -22.50%
London +8 5 - - 3
East Midlands - 4 £225 -
East of England - 4 £270 - 1
North West - 1 £288 -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
ISDN
UK

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 35 (48.61%) Firewall
3 34 (47.22%) WAN
4 32 (44.44%) VoIP
4 32 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (38.89%) MPLS
6 27 (37.50%) VPN
7 26 (36.11%) LAN
8 23 (31.94%) Ethernet
9 22 (30.56%) Telecoms
10 21 (29.17%) ITIL
11 20 (27.78%) BGP
12 19 (26.39%) PSTN
12 19 (26.39%) CCNA
12 19 (26.39%) IP Telephony
13 17 (23.61%) VLAN
13 17 (23.61%) Windows
13 17 (23.61%) OSPF
14 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 15 (20.83%) DSL
16 14 (19.44%) PBX
17 13 (18.06%) HP
18 12 (16.67%) ATM
18 12 (16.67%) Network Design
18 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
20 10 (13.89%) X.21
20 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
21 9 (12.50%) Linux
21 9 (12.50%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 35 (48.61%) Firewall
2 34 (47.22%) WAN
3 32 (44.44%) VoIP
4 28 (38.89%) MPLS
5 27 (37.50%) VPN
6 26 (36.11%) LAN
7 23 (31.94%) Ethernet
8 20 (27.78%) BGP
9 19 (26.39%) IP Telephony
9 19 (26.39%) PSTN
10 17 (23.61%) OSPF
10 17 (23.61%) VLAN
11 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.83%) DSL
13 14 (19.44%) PBX
14 12 (16.67%) ATM
15 10 (13.89%) X.21
16 9 (12.50%) PPP
17 8 (11.11%) SSL
17 8 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) VoIP Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Network Support
4 6 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
7 3 (4.17%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) VXML
2 1 (1.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) IVR
2 3 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (2.78%) SecurID
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Wiki
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) CentOS
4 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) UNIX
7 2 (2.78%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Network Design
3 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Network Planning
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.56%) BCP
8 4 (5.56%) Contact Management
8 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.56%) Telemarketing
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Change Control
8 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
1 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (26.39%) CCNA
3 9 (12.50%) CCIE
4 8 (11.11%) CCNP
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) CCENT
7 1 (1.39%) CCIP
7 1 (1.39%) CCSP
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.50%) Firmware
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) XenApp
2 2 (2.78%) XenServer
3 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.39%) Snort
3 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (4.17%) Netcool
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 13 (18.06%) HP
3 9 (12.50%) Avaya
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) Juniper
4 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.72%) Mitel
5 6 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 6 (8.33%) BT
5 6 (8.33%) Imperva
5 6 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.56%) Siemens
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) Remedy
8 3 (4.17%) CA
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.78%) Cramer