The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 231 223 232
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing INAP 11 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.083% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.45% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£350 £175 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £167 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £295 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £175 £335
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1555 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.78% 18.34% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 691 570
Average daily rate £338 £342 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 125 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
INAP
England

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

INAP
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 11 £350 +100.00% 1
INAP
England

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (51.85%) SS7
3 12 (44.44%) 3G
4 11 (40.74%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) WAP
6 8 (29.63%) VMS
6 8 (29.63%) ISUP
7 7 (25.93%) Change Management
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) Fault Management
7 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) VoLTE
8 6 (22.22%) LTE
8 6 (22.22%) Nokia
9 5 (18.52%) MGW
9 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) SCCP
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP
11 3 (11.11%) Billing
11 3 (11.11%) HTTP
11 3 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) ISEB
11 3 (11.11%) C
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SS7
2 12 (44.44%) 3G
3 11 (40.74%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) ISUP
6 7 (25.93%) VoLTE
7 6 (22.22%) LTE
8 5 (18.52%) MGW
9 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) SCCP
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 3 (11.11%) HTTP
10 3 (11.11%) 4G
11 2 (7.41%) GSM
11 2 (7.41%) SMS
11 2 (7.41%) 2G
12 1 (3.70%) SMPP
12 1 (3.70%) Parlay
12 1 (3.70%) TCAP
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Design Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WAP
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) VMS
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Management
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) Fault Management
1 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Process Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Nokia
2 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Redknee
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £360 per day
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