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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 390 397 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing ISDN 21 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.038% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 7
Average daily rate £381 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £463
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -56.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -5.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.44 - -
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 £400 - 1
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Feltham - 2 £220 -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) MPLS
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) VoIP
5 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) CCNP
5 10 (35.71%) Wireless
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 8 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (28.57%) OSPF
7 8 (28.57%) Avaya
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) DNS
7 8 (28.57%) PSTN
7 8 (28.57%) H.323
8 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 7 (25.00%) Riverbed
9 6 (21.43%) Polycom
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (21.43%) BGP
9 6 (21.43%) IPsec
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management
10 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
10 5 (17.86%) PBX

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) MPLS
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) VoIP
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) Wireless
4 8 (28.57%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) H.323
4 8 (28.57%) OSPF
4 8 (28.57%) PSTN
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (21.43%) BGP
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) IPsec
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) DMVPN
7 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
7 5 (17.86%) PBX
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Voice Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (7.14%) E-Discovery
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCVP
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) BS7799
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (7.14%) EnCase
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Avaya
3 7 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Polycom
5 4 (14.29%) BT
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.71%) Tandberg
7 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
7 2 (7.14%) NICE Systems
8 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) Ciena
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Huawei
8 1 (3.57%) Red Box
8 1 (3.57%) VMware