The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 400 373 413
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +40
Contract jobs citing ISDN 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.023% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £215 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -49.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
ISDN
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 4 £350 +62.79% 2
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) VLAN
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (33.33%) Juniper
6 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (23.81%) Network Design
9 4 (19.05%) H.323
9 4 (19.05%) DSL
9 4 (19.05%) CCDP
9 4 (19.05%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) PSTN
9 4 (19.05%) ATM
9 4 (19.05%) Frame Relay
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 4 (19.05%) iSCSI

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) VoIP
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Wireless
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) BGP
2 9 (42.86%) VLAN
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) HSRP
6 4 (19.05%) Frame Relay
6 4 (19.05%) H.323
6 4 (19.05%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) German Language
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Assistant
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) EFT
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) APACS
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) VTSP
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCVP
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
3 4 (19.05%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) BT
5 2 (9.52%) Nortel
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft