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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 153 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing ISDN 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.064% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £339 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.36% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
506 405 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.03% 13.03% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 173 130
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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
Manchester - 2 £220 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) DWDM
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DWDM
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper