The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 376 368 371
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing ISDN 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.075% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.64% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£400 £348 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +73.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £463 £200
% change year-on-year
-48.64% +131.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.73 £14.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
ISDN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2712 2506 2742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 11.80% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1583 1697
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 78 133
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in London

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in London

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in London

ISDN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +11 1 - -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) VoIP
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (35.00%) PSTN
4 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) PBX
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
6 5 (25.00%) Network Planning
6 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) X.21
7 4 (20.00%) Siemens
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.00%) WSRP
8 3 (15.00%) GGSN
8 3 (15.00%) SGSN
8 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Network Management

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) VoIP
2 7 (35.00%) PSTN
2 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) PBX
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) BGP
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) X.21
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) H.323
6 3 (15.00%) MD110
6 3 (15.00%) ADSL
6 3 (15.00%) GGSN
6 3 (15.00%) SGSN
6 3 (15.00%) 4G
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Process Management
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) VCP4
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Siemens
4 3 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (15.00%) Huawei
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Kofax
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.00%) Reuters
6 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.00%) Sony
6 1 (5.00%) NetScout
6 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
6 1 (5.00%) Polycom
6 1 (5.00%) Tandberg
6 1 (5.00%) IPFX
6 1 (5.00%) F5