The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West 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 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISUP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
441 292 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.50% 13.63% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 148 196
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 54
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.90 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
ISUP
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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 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) SS7
2 2 (66.67%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) SS7
2 2 (66.67%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) INAP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei