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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 226 225 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing INAP 22 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.080% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.44% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£355 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -21.87%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1842 1605 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.35% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 738 603
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 102 174
Average hourly rate £20.21 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing INAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 22 £355 +42.00% 1
INAP
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (61.54%) ISUP
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 14 (53.85%) 3G
3 12 (46.15%) LTE
4 9 (34.62%) VMS
5 8 (30.77%) SS7
5 8 (30.77%) SIGTRAN
6 7 (26.92%) UNIX
6 7 (26.92%) LDAP
7 6 (23.08%) SMS
7 6 (23.08%) Nokia
7 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
7 6 (23.08%) SCCP
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (19.23%) VoLTE
8 5 (19.23%) Validation
8 5 (19.23%) HTTP
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) GSM
9 4 (15.38%) VoIP
9 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
9 4 (15.38%) MGW
10 3 (11.54%) Fault Management
10 3 (11.54%) Network Planning
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) ISUP
2 14 (53.85%) 3G
3 12 (46.15%) LTE
4 8 (30.77%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (30.77%) SS7
5 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 6 (23.08%) SMS
6 6 (23.08%) SCCP
7 5 (19.23%) HTTP
7 5 (19.23%) VoLTE
8 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 4 (15.38%) MGW
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) GSM
8 4 (15.38%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) UMTS
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) Parlay
9 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (3.85%) M3UA
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WAP
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) VMS
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Validation
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Fault Management
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Network Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Nokia
1 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
1 6 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.69%) Huawei
3 2 (7.69%) ZTE
4 1 (3.85%) Redknee
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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