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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 625 604 574
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Contract jobs citing INAP 1 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £600 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 2 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 10 February 2016. 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
London +7 1 £600 -
England -10 1 £600 +71.42%

INAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) ISUP
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Node B
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) ISUP
1 2 (100.00%) Node B
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management