The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 62 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing INAP 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.81% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
242 248 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.66% 24.68% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 101
Average daily rate £400 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £140 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

INAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing INAP 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 INAP.

1 3 (60.00%) WAP
1 3 (60.00%) VMS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) SS7
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) 3G

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing INAP 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 INAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) SS7
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia