The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP 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 ISUP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 255 243 235
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing ISUP 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.051% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.29% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£438 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £288 £175
% change year-on-year
+52.17% +64.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2016 1715 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.04% 17.61% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 757 674
Average daily rate £350 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISUP
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 ISUP within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 12 £438 -
ISUP
England

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) INAP
3 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 9 (56.25%) 3G
4 6 (37.50%) VMS
4 6 (37.50%) LDAP
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (31.25%) MGW
5 5 (31.25%) SGSN
5 5 (31.25%) SS7
6 4 (25.00%) Nokia
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) 4G
6 4 (25.00%) SCCP
6 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
7 3 (18.75%) SMS
8 2 (12.50%) 3GPP
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) PMP
8 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) GGSN
8 2 (12.50%) Degree

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISUP 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 ISUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) INAP
2 9 (56.25%) 3G
2 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 6 (37.50%) LDAP
4 5 (31.25%) SS7
4 5 (31.25%) MGW
4 5 (31.25%) SGSN
5 4 (25.00%) 4G
5 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (25.00%) SCCP
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) SMS
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) 3GPP
7 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
7 2 (12.50%) GGSN
8 1 (6.25%) UMTS
8 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
8 1 (6.25%) HTTP
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMP
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (25.00%) Nokia
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Ericsson