The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 237 233 230
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing ISUP 7 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.035% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.19% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£350 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 - £363
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
1724 1555 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.72% 18.34% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 691 566
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 £470 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 192
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 £12.90 £13.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
ISUP
England

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 31 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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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 7 £350 -
ISUP
England

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) INAP
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (33.33%) MGW
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 4 (33.33%) 3G
4 4 (33.33%) SS7
4 4 (33.33%) SCCP
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) GSM
5 3 (25.00%) UMTS
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) SMS
5 3 (25.00%) Nokia
5 3 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 2 (16.67%) CDMA
6 2 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Billing
6 2 (16.67%) RTP

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) INAP
2 5 (41.67%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (33.33%) MGW
3 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (33.33%) SS7
3 4 (33.33%) SCCP
3 4 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) GSM
4 3 (25.00%) SMS
4 3 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Megaco
5 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 2 (16.67%) CDMA
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS
5 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
5 2 (16.67%) RTP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) Redknee
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix