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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 244 236 237
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing ISUP 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.012% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.062% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £269 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £175 £363
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -51.72%
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
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 5 £250 - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
ISUP
England

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 13 (72.22%) INAP
3 9 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (33.33%) PBX
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
4 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (27.78%) MGW
5 5 (27.78%) SMS
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) LTE
6 4 (22.22%) SCCP
6 4 (22.22%) UMTS
6 4 (22.22%) SS7
7 3 (16.67%) 3G
7 3 (16.67%) RTP
7 3 (16.67%) Parlay
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Network Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Nokia
7 3 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (16.67%) VoLTE

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) INAP
2 9 (50.00%) VoIP
3 6 (33.33%) PBX
3 6 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (27.78%) MGW
4 5 (27.78%) SMS
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) GSM
5 4 (22.22%) LTE
5 4 (22.22%) SCCP
5 4 (22.22%) UMTS
5 4 (22.22%) SS7
6 3 (16.67%) 3G
6 3 (16.67%) RTP
6 3 (16.67%) Parlay
6 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
7 2 (11.11%) 4G
7 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.56%) Megaco
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Nokia
2 3 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) Redknee
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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