The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISUP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISUP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
537 266 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 11.58% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 146 190
Average daily rate £350 £285 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISUP across the South West region.

ISUP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISUP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) INAP
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Agilent
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) NSN NetAct

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) INAP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Agilent