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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 254 230 220
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing ISDN 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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
1844 1615 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.53% 18.07% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 701 612
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 May 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 May 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 -5 4 £500 +56.86%
Oxfordshire - 1 £190 -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) WAN
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) MPLS
6 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) VoIP
7 8 (40.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (35.00%) CentOS
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (35.00%) VLAN
8 7 (35.00%) FortiGate
8 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (35.00%) Firmware
9 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) Internet
10 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (25.00%) OSPF
10 5 (25.00%) BGP
10 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (25.00%) PSTN
10 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 5 (25.00%) CCIE
10 5 (25.00%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 8 (40.00%) IP Telephony
6 7 (35.00%) VLAN
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) BGP
7 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (25.00%) PSTN
8 4 (20.00%) ADSL
8 4 (20.00%) Broadband
8 4 (20.00%) LLU
8 4 (20.00%) H.323
8 4 (20.00%) MGCP
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) CentOS
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Nortel
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase