The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 162 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISDN 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£635 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £24.12 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+71.18% +16.24%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
545 460 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.53% 14.83% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 237 184
Average daily rate £385 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £441 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 42 48
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISDN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Lancashire - 3 £635 -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) ATM
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) RAD
3 4 (57.14%) SSADM
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) MVS
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) xDSL
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) DWDM
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) xDSL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) SSADM
1 4 (57.14%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper