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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 77 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing INAP 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.10% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 0.50% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £109 £258
% change year-on-year
+285.05% -57.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
INAP
Berkshire

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
290 200 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 20.35% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 74 95
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

INAP
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

INAP
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

INAP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) MGW
1 6 (100.00%) SPML
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Back Office
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) HNC
2 4 (66.67%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) MGW
1 6 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
General
1 6 (100.00%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) SPML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) HNC
1 4 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia