The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISUP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
UK / England
Rank 564 588 588
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Contract jobs citing ISUP 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £600 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6265 6678 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 14.36% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 3943 3952
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 345 389
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £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%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ISUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in England

ISUP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ISUP Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 5 (71.43%) INAP
2 3 (42.86%) Q.931
2 3 (42.86%) GENBAND
2 3 (42.86%) SS7
2 3 (42.86%) SCCP
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) VXML
4 1 (14.29%) TCAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
4 1 (14.29%) RFC 2833
4 1 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Contact Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) IVR
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (14.29%) GGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

ISUP
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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) INAP
2 3 (42.86%) Q.931
2 3 (42.86%) SCCP
2 3 (42.86%) SS7
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) CTI
4 1 (14.29%) DPNSS
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) MGCP
4 1 (14.29%) RTP
4 1 (14.29%) Softswitch
4 1 (14.29%) TCAP
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CCXML
1 1 (14.29%) RFC 2833
1 1 (14.29%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Contact Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) GENBAND
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (14.29%) VMware