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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 582 572 538
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs citing INAP 18 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
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£281 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £241 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £315 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £109 £258 £350
% change year-on-year
-57.76% -26.42%
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
8287 7206 7404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 13.23% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4522 3828 3687
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 392 583
Average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 May 2015.

INAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 8 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 May 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
England -9 18 £281 +12.50% 2
Berkshire -9 11 £158 -37.00%
South East -14 11 £158 -37.00%
London - 6 £319 - 2
City of London - 3 £350 - 2
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Reading -9 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £158 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (70.83%) 3G
3 14 (58.33%) ISUP
4 13 (54.17%) SS7
5 12 (50.00%) SCCP
5 12 (50.00%) 4G
6 11 (45.83%) LTE
6 11 (45.83%) LDAP
6 11 (45.83%) VoIP
7 10 (41.67%) UNIX
8 9 (37.50%) DNS
8 9 (37.50%) TCAP
9 8 (33.33%) 2G
10 7 (29.17%) GSM
11 6 (25.00%) VMS
12 5 (20.83%) Solaris
12 5 (20.83%) Linux
12 5 (20.83%) SOAP
12 5 (20.83%) HTTP
12 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
12 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (16.67%) XCAP
13 4 (16.67%) M3UA
13 4 (16.67%) MGW
13 4 (16.67%) SCTP
13 4 (16.67%) SGSN
13 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
13 4 (16.67%) SMS
13 4 (16.67%) SMPP
13 4 (16.67%) Megaco

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) 3G
2 14 (58.33%) ISUP
3 13 (54.17%) SS7
4 12 (50.00%) SCCP
4 12 (50.00%) 4G
5 11 (45.83%) LTE
5 11 (45.83%) LDAP
5 11 (45.83%) VoIP
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) TCAP
7 8 (33.33%) 2G
8 7 (29.17%) GSM
9 5 (20.83%) HTTP
10 4 (16.67%) XCAP
10 4 (16.67%) M3UA
10 4 (16.67%) MGW
10 4 (16.67%) SCTP
10 4 (16.67%) SGSN
10 4 (16.67%) SMS
10 4 (16.67%) SMPP
General
1 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) IVR
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) VMS
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Use Case
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Test Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (8.33%) Huawei
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
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