The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP 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 ISUP over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 543 534 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing ISUP 13 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.026% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6923 6034 6126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.23% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3155 3050
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 354 528
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISUP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 ISUP within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
South East -18 12 £438 - 2
London - 1 - -
South West - - - -
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ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (60.00%) 3G
2 12 (60.00%) LTE
3 11 (55.00%) INAP
4 8 (40.00%) SS7
5 7 (35.00%) UNIX
5 7 (35.00%) MGW
6 6 (30.00%) 4G
6 6 (30.00%) SGSN
6 6 (30.00%) LDAP
6 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (25.00%) Nokia
7 5 (25.00%) SCCP
7 5 (25.00%) VMS
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (20.00%) UMTS
8 4 (20.00%) GSM
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
9 3 (15.00%) Megaco
9 3 (15.00%) GPRS
9 3 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) GGSN
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Coaching
10 2 (10.00%) Huawei
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISUP 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 ISUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) 3G
1 12 (60.00%) LTE
2 11 (55.00%) INAP
3 8 (40.00%) SS7
4 7 (35.00%) MGW
5 6 (30.00%) 4G
5 6 (30.00%) SGSN
5 6 (30.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) SCCP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (20.00%) UMTS
7 4 (20.00%) GSM
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
8 3 (15.00%) Megaco
8 3 (15.00%) GPRS
8 3 (15.00%) GGSN
9 2 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (10.00%) SMS
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) CS Core Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) VMS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Coaching
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) VCP4
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 5 (25.00%) Nokia
2 5 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
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