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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 255 229 218
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing ISDN 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.066% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.38% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
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£500 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -2 9 £500 +163.15% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) WAN
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (65.52%) CCNA
5 18 (62.07%) ITIL
6 16 (55.17%) LAN
6 16 (55.17%) VoIP
6 16 (55.17%) IP Telephony
7 15 (51.72%) VPN
8 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
9 12 (41.38%) MPLS
10 11 (37.93%) VLAN
11 10 (34.48%) Firewall
11 10 (34.48%) CentOS
11 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (34.48%) FortiGate
11 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (34.48%) Firmware
11 10 (34.48%) Linux
12 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
13 7 (24.14%) Internet
13 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
13 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
13 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (20.69%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (20.69%) IVR
14 6 (20.69%) CCIE
14 6 (20.69%) BGP
15 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
15 5 (17.24%) EIGRP

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) WAN
2 16 (55.17%) VoIP
2 16 (55.17%) LAN
2 16 (55.17%) IP Telephony
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 11 (37.93%) VLAN
6 10 (34.48%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Internet
7 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.69%) BGP
8 6 (20.69%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.24%) OSPF
9 5 (17.24%) H.323
9 5 (17.24%) MGCP
9 5 (17.24%) PSTN
10 4 (13.79%) PBX
10 4 (13.79%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) VoIP Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) IVR
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
1 10 (34.48%) CentOS
1 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
6 4 (13.79%) BCP
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
6 4 (13.79%) Telemarketing
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.45%) Network Design
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 5 (17.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) FortiGate
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Nortel
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase