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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 157 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing ISDN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £463
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -56.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
595 438 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.70% 13.39% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 214 176
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.00 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.55 £31.56
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 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 12 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
Manchester -15 1 - -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MVS
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) RAD
2 6 (60.00%) SSADM
2 6 (60.00%) DSDM
2 6 (60.00%) ATM
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) LLU
6 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) ATM
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) LLU
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) PSTN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) MVS
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DSDM
1 6 (60.00%) RAD
1 6 (60.00%) SSADM
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco