The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 567 574 563
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing INAP 35 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.017% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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£350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8245 7206 8915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.58% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4479 3899 4038
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 421 695
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing INAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

INAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing INAP within the UK.

INAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

INAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing INAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +6 27 £350 +40.00% 1
Berkshire +26 22 £350 +40.00% 1
South East +7 22 £350 +40.00% 1
Slough - 3 - - 1
Reading +8 2 £360 +10.76%
Newbury - 2 £270 -
London - 1 £210 -
East of England - 1 £263 -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing INAP 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 INAP.

1 24 (57.14%) 3G
2 22 (52.38%) ISUP
2 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
3 18 (42.86%) SS7
3 18 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
4 17 (40.48%) LTE
5 12 (28.57%) GSM
6 10 (23.81%) GPRS
6 10 (23.81%) SCCP
6 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
7 9 (21.43%) UNIX
7 9 (21.43%) VMS
8 7 (16.67%) LDAP
8 7 (16.67%) UMTS
8 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Network Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) VoLTE
9 6 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (14.29%) MGW
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (14.29%) VoIP
9 6 (14.29%) SMS
9 6 (14.29%) HTTP
9 6 (14.29%) Nokia
9 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
10 5 (11.90%) Validation
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) Billing
10 5 (11.90%) Agilent

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing INAP 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 INAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) 3G
2 22 (52.38%) ISUP
3 18 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
3 18 (42.86%) SS7
4 17 (40.48%) LTE
5 12 (28.57%) GSM
6 10 (23.81%) GPRS
6 10 (23.81%) SCCP
6 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
7 7 (16.67%) LDAP
7 7 (16.67%) UMTS
7 7 (16.67%) VoLTE
8 6 (14.29%) VoIP
8 6 (14.29%) SMS
8 6 (14.29%) HTTP
8 6 (14.29%) MGW
9 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 4 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.52%) 3GPP
General
1 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Billing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 3 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Integration Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) SOAP
1 3 (7.14%) WAP
2 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) DTV
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) UNIX
1 9 (21.43%) VMS
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 5 (11.90%) Validation
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Process Management
5 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
2 2 (4.76%) Erlang
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Nokia
1 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 6 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (11.90%) Agilent
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Siemens
5 2 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 2 (4.76%) ZTE
5 2 (4.76%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Huawei
6 1 (2.38%) Redknee
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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