The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 548 547 550
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing ISUP 9 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.006% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.047% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
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£306 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 28 July 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 -21 7 £350 -
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
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ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) INAP
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) SIGTRAN
4 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (40.00%) 3G
4 6 (40.00%) SS7
4 6 (40.00%) SCCP
4 6 (40.00%) GSM
4 6 (40.00%) UMTS
5 5 (33.33%) WCDMA
5 5 (33.33%) GPRS
6 4 (26.67%) 3GPP
6 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (26.67%) LTE
6 4 (26.67%) MGW
7 3 (20.00%) VoLTE
7 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SMS
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) Nokia
7 3 (20.00%) C
8 2 (13.33%) CDMA
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) RTP
8 2 (13.33%) Megaco
8 2 (13.33%) ISEB

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) INAP
2 7 (46.67%) SIGTRAN
3 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (40.00%) SS7
3 6 (40.00%) SCCP
3 6 (40.00%) GSM
3 6 (40.00%) UMTS
3 6 (40.00%) 3G
4 5 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 5 (33.33%) GPRS
5 4 (26.67%) 3GPP
5 4 (26.67%) LTE
5 4 (26.67%) MGW
6 3 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 3 (20.00%) SMS
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) RTP
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) CDMA
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (20.00%) Nokia
3 2 (13.33%) Huawei
3 2 (13.33%) Agilent
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) Redknee
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix