The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
UK
Rank 591 - 607
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing INAP 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing INAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £400 -
South East - 3 £400 -
England - 3 £400 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing INAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for INAP.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) ISUP
2 4 (57.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) SCCP
4 2 (28.57%) Q.931
4 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (28.57%) MGW
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) GENBAND
5 1 (14.29%) MVNO
5 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) SS7
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (57.14%) ISUP
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MGW
3 2 (28.57%) Q.931
3 2 (28.57%) SCCP
3 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) MVNO
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SS7
4 1 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Core Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Professional Services Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Professional Services Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Professional Services Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Control Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VAS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) GENBAND
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Nortel