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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 251 241 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing ISUP 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.045% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £281 £175
% change year-on-year
- +60.71%
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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 +16 6 - -
ISUP
England

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) INAP
3 10 (58.82%) LTE
4 8 (47.06%) 3G
4 8 (47.06%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) LDAP
6 6 (35.29%) VMS
6 6 (35.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (29.41%) MGW
8 4 (23.53%) SGSN
8 4 (23.53%) Validation
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) Nokia
8 4 (23.53%) 4G
8 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
9 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
9 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
9 3 (17.65%) SS7
9 3 (17.65%) UMTS
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) GPRS
9 3 (17.65%) GSM
9 3 (17.65%) SMS
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) SCCP
9 3 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Test Management
10 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (64.71%) INAP
2 10 (58.82%) LTE
3 8 (47.06%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (47.06%) 3G
4 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 5 (29.41%) MGW
6 4 (23.53%) 4G
6 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (23.53%) SGSN
6 4 (23.53%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) UMTS
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) SS7
7 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 3 (17.65%) GPRS
7 3 (17.65%) GSM
7 3 (17.65%) SCCP
7 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) VMS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (23.53%) Nokia
3 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft