The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 258 266 238
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing INAP 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% 0.073% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £281
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
INAP
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1666 1799 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.87% 18.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 938 751
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing INAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

INAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

INAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

INAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 4 - -
INAP
England

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing INAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for INAP.

1 14 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (92.86%) 4G
2 13 (92.86%) LDAP
2 13 (92.86%) 3G
2 13 (92.86%) SIGTRAN
3 12 (85.71%) MGW
3 12 (85.71%) SPML
3 12 (85.71%) Change Management
3 12 (85.71%) SOAP
3 12 (85.71%) Nokia
3 12 (85.71%) High Availability
4 11 (78.57%) LTE
5 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
5 10 (71.43%) Back Office
5 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
5 10 (71.43%) HNC
5 10 (71.43%) HND
5 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
6 8 (57.14%) Front Office
6 8 (57.14%) Project Management
6 8 (57.14%) Network Design
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
8 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
8 1 (7.14%) ISUP
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) VMS

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (92.86%) 3G
2 13 (92.86%) 4G
2 13 (92.86%) LDAP
2 13 (92.86%) SIGTRAN
3 12 (85.71%) MGW
4 11 (78.57%) LTE
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) ISUP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
General
1 10 (71.43%) Back Office
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Control Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) SOAP
1 12 (85.71%) SPML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) High Availability
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (57.14%) Network Design
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) HNC
1 10 (71.43%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) HP