The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN 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 ISDN over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 268 254 234
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing ISDN 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.49% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £300 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £198 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £331 £339
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
ISDN
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
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the South East region.

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISDN
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 ISDN within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 6 £219 -56.20% 2
Middlesex - 2 £300 -
West Sussex -13 1 £335 +24.07% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) WAN
3 19 (67.86%) MPLS
4 18 (64.29%) ITIL
5 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (57.14%) ADSL
7 15 (53.57%) DHCP
7 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
7 15 (53.57%) DNS
7 15 (53.57%) Firewall
8 14 (50.00%) PSTN
8 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (46.43%) CCNA
9 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
10 12 (42.86%) IPsec
10 12 (42.86%) SSL
10 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
10 12 (42.86%) Internet
10 12 (42.86%) LAN
10 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
11 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
11 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (39.29%) F5
12 10 (35.71%) Network Security
13 9 (32.14%) Network Management
13 9 (32.14%) HSRP
13 9 (32.14%) 802.1X
13 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (32.14%) SNMP
13 9 (32.14%) SLA

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISDN 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 ISDN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) WAN
2 19 (67.86%) MPLS
3 16 (57.14%) ADSL
4 15 (53.57%) DHCP
4 15 (53.57%) DNS
4 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
4 15 (53.57%) Firewall
5 14 (50.00%) PSTN
6 12 (42.86%) Internet
6 12 (42.86%) IPsec
6 12 (42.86%) LAN
6 12 (42.86%) SSL
6 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (35.71%) Network Security
9 9 (32.14%) HSRP
9 9 (32.14%) ICMP
9 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (32.14%) SNMP
9 9 (32.14%) X.25
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Network Support
5 6 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Coordinator
8 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 8 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.71%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 9 (32.14%) Network Management
4 8 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 8 (28.57%) Change Management
4 8 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 8 (28.57%) Information Security
4 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Information Management
6 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.71%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
2 9 (32.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) Cyberoam
4 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security