The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP 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 ISUP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISUP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £175
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%
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
187 244 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.87% 24.18% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 84 70
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) INAP
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) GGSN
3 2 (50.00%) SGSN
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SS7
3 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) SMS
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) CDMA
4 1 (25.00%) GPRS

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ISUP 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 ISUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (50.00%) INAP
2 2 (50.00%) GGSN
2 2 (50.00%) SGSN
2 2 (50.00%) SS7
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) CS Core Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks