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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 619 640 578
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -62
Contract jobs citing ISUP 7 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £250 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
ISUP
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
7577 7307 7875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.41% 13.86% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 4242 4433
Median daily rate £400 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 506 446
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 ISUP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +17 5 £250 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
ISUP
UK

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) INAP
2 8 (47.06%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) Ericsson
4 5 (29.41%) SS7
4 5 (29.41%) SCCP
4 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (29.41%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) Q.931
6 3 (17.65%) GENBAND
6 3 (17.65%) MVNO
6 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) MGW
7 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
7 2 (11.76%) Huawei
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Back Office
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) UMTS
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) 2G
7 2 (11.76%) GSM

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 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) INAP
2 8 (47.06%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (29.41%) SCCP
3 5 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (29.41%) SS7
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) LDAP
5 3 (17.65%) MVNO
5 3 (17.65%) Q.931
6 2 (11.76%) 2G
6 2 (11.76%) 3G
6 2 (11.76%) GSM
6 2 (11.76%) ISDN
6 2 (11.76%) MGW
6 2 (11.76%) PBX
6 2 (11.76%) UMTS
7 1 (5.88%) DPNSS
7 1 (5.88%) MGCP
7 1 (5.88%) RTP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Core Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Core Network Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Core Network Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Service Control Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CCXML
1 1 (5.88%) RFC 2833
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) VMS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Contact Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Ericsson
1 5 (29.41%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (17.65%) GENBAND
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Huawei
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) VMware