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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 248 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing INAP 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.16% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.98% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing INAP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 9 £350 -
INAP
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (86.67%) 3G
2 20 (66.67%) ISUP
2 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (66.67%) LTE
3 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 14 (46.67%) LDAP
4 10 (33.33%) VMS
4 10 (33.33%) MGW
5 9 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (30.00%) SCCP
5 9 (30.00%) Nokia
5 9 (30.00%) TIBCO
6 8 (26.67%) VoIP
6 8 (26.67%) GSM
6 8 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) SMS
7 7 (23.33%) HTTP
8 6 (20.00%) Validation
8 6 (20.00%) 2G
8 6 (20.00%) VoLTE
9 5 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
9 5 (16.67%) 4G
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (13.33%) SMPP
10 4 (13.33%) Megaco
10 4 (13.33%) Solaris

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) 3G
2 20 (66.67%) ISUP
2 20 (66.67%) LTE
3 14 (46.67%) LDAP
4 10 (33.33%) MGW
5 9 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (30.00%) SCCP
6 8 (26.67%) VoIP
6 8 (26.67%) GSM
7 7 (23.33%) SMS
7 7 (23.33%) HTTP
8 6 (20.00%) 2G
8 6 (20.00%) VoLTE
9 5 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (16.67%) 4G
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (13.33%) SMPP
10 4 (13.33%) Megaco
10 4 (13.33%) TCAP
10 4 (13.33%) SCTP
General
1 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) VMS
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Validation
2 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Process Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Nokia
1 9 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) ZTE
4 3 (10.00%) Huawei
4 3 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) SAP