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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 530 532 507
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing ISDN 41 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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
7210 6247 6089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.13% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4098 3416 3099
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 501
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +17 20 £380 +1.33% 1
East of England - 8 £338 -
South East -19 5 £500 +66.66% 4
North West - 3 £220 - 2
East Midlands -7 2 £369 -
West Midlands -7 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £343 -
ISDN
UK

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 63 (90.00%) Cisco
2 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (41.43%) WAN
4 28 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 27 (38.57%) LAN
6 25 (35.71%) CCNA
7 23 (32.86%) VoIP
8 21 (30.00%) MPLS
9 20 (28.57%) Firewall
10 19 (27.14%) CCNP
11 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
12 17 (24.29%) VPN
12 17 (24.29%) BGP
12 17 (24.29%) IP Telephony
13 16 (22.86%) OSPF
13 16 (22.86%) H.323
14 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.43%) Linux
15 14 (20.00%) ITIL
15 14 (20.00%) Juniper
16 13 (18.57%) ADSL
17 12 (17.14%) Windows
17 12 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 11 (15.71%) CCIE
18 11 (15.71%) EIGRP
18 11 (15.71%) Capacity Planning
18 11 (15.71%) PABX
19 10 (14.29%) Internet
20 9 (12.86%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 7 (10.00%) CMS
2 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) Lync
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.86%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) IntelliMatch
1 4 (5.71%) Kondor+
1 4 (5.71%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) WAN
2 27 (38.57%) LAN
3 23 (32.86%) VoIP
4 21 (30.00%) MPLS
5 20 (28.57%) Firewall
6 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 17 (24.29%) VPN
7 17 (24.29%) BGP
7 17 (24.29%) IP Telephony
8 16 (22.86%) OSPF
8 16 (22.86%) H.323
9 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
10 13 (18.57%) ADSL
11 11 (15.71%) EIGRP
11 11 (15.71%) PABX
12 10 (14.29%) Internet
13 9 (12.86%) Wireless
13 9 (12.86%) VLAN
14 8 (11.43%) PSTN
14 8 (11.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) QlikView
1 4 (5.71%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Network Support
4 6 (8.57%) Avaya Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 2 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) SOAP
1 3 (4.29%) WSRP
2 2 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) iSeries
3 4 (5.71%) STB
3 4 (5.71%) Handset
4 3 (4.29%) IVR
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) BYOD
5 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) CentOS
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.14%) UNIX
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.43%) HPUX
7 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.86%) Network Management
3 9 (12.86%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.43%) Network Design
4 8 (11.43%) Migration
4 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.71%) Process Management
8 4 (5.71%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) VBA
3 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (35.71%) CCNA
3 19 (27.14%) CCNP
4 11 (15.71%) CCIE
5 9 (12.86%) Degree
6 4 (5.71%) CCVP
6 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) CCDA
8 1 (1.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Firmware
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 63 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.00%) Juniper
4 12 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 9 (12.86%) Huawei
6 8 (11.43%) Avaya
7 7 (10.00%) Tandberg
8 6 (8.57%) Oracle
8 6 (8.57%) Genesys
8 6 (8.57%) VMware
8 6 (8.57%) Reuters
9 5 (7.14%) BT
10 4 (5.71%) Citrix
11 3 (4.29%) Nortel
12 2 (2.86%) SevOne
12 2 (2.86%) Ciena
12 2 (2.86%) F5
12 2 (2.86%) NetScout
12 2 (2.86%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.86%) Cramer