The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
UK / England
Rank 520 574 560
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -14
Contract jobs citing ISDN 45 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.069% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 17
Median daily rate £285 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £413 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ISDN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
London +17 14 £275 -26.66% 5
East of England +16 11 £195 -29.09% 1
South East +18 10 £300 +4.34% 2
West Midlands - 4 £285 -
South West +19 2 £288 -23.33%
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
ISDN
UK

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 46 (57.50%) WAN
3 43 (53.75%) LAN
4 38 (47.50%) Firewall
5 35 (43.75%) ITIL
5 35 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 34 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (33.75%) DNS
7 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
7 27 (33.75%) Network Security
8 25 (31.25%) Network Management
9 24 (30.00%) DHCP
9 24 (30.00%) Wireless
9 24 (30.00%) MPLS
10 22 (27.50%) Ethernet
10 22 (27.50%) VPN
11 21 (26.25%) Juniper
11 21 (26.25%) VoIP
11 21 (26.25%) Unified Communications
12 19 (23.75%) Skype for Business
12 19 (23.75%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (22.50%) F5
14 17 (21.25%) Skype
14 17 (21.25%) SSL
15 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 15 (18.75%) 802.1X
16 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.75%) Network Design

ISDN
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.75%) Skype for Business
2 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (57.50%) WAN
2 43 (53.75%) LAN
3 38 (47.50%) Firewall
4 35 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 27 (33.75%) DNS
5 27 (33.75%) Network Security
6 24 (30.00%) DHCP
6 24 (30.00%) MPLS
6 24 (30.00%) Wireless
7 22 (27.50%) Ethernet
7 22 (27.50%) VPN
8 21 (26.25%) Unified Communications
8 21 (26.25%) VoIP
9 18 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (21.25%) Skype
10 17 (21.25%) SSL
11 14 (17.50%) PBX
11 14 (17.50%) PSTN
12 13 (16.25%) Broadband
13 12 (15.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Network Support
3 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Audio Visual Technician
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco Support
9 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Support Technician
9 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Voice Specialist
10 3 (3.75%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.75%) RFC 2833
2 3 (3.75%) XMPP
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) CCXML
4 1 (1.25%) JTAPI
4 1 (1.25%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (11.25%) Smartphone
5 6 (7.50%) Cryptography
5 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
6 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.75%) Equities
7 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.75%) IVR
8 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.50%) e-Health
8 2 (2.50%) PKI
8 2 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (2.50%) Statistics
9 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Unix
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) ITIL
2 25 (31.25%) Network Management
3 19 (23.75%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (18.75%) Network Design
5 13 (16.25%) Information Security
6 12 (15.00%) Change Management
6 12 (15.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (15.00%) Project Management
7 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.50%) Capacity Management
10 6 (7.50%) Computer Security
10 6 (7.50%) Security Patching
10 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.50%) Service Management
11 5 (6.25%) High Availability
12 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
13 3 (3.75%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (17.50%) CCNA
5 10 (12.50%) CCNP
6 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.00%) CCIE
7 4 (5.00%) MCSE
8 3 (3.75%) Degree
9 2 (2.50%) CCDA
9 2 (2.50%) CNA
9 2 (2.50%) CNE
9 2 (2.50%) MCITP
9 2 (2.50%) MCSA
9 2 (2.50%) MCTS
9 2 (2.50%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.50%) PMP
10 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.25%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.50%) EnCase
5 2 (2.50%) Foglight
5 2 (2.50%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.50%) WSUS
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.25%) Juniper
4 18 (22.50%) F5
5 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 7 (8.75%) Sonus
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.25%) Cyberoam
6 5 (6.25%) Polycom
7 4 (5.00%) Avaya
7 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.75%) Mitel
8 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.50%) Aruba
9 2 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.50%) Dell KACE
9 2 (2.50%) Infoblox