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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 594 572 530
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Contract jobs citing INAP 13 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
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£284 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £60 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
-77.14% -
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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 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 22 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 -21 13 £284 +10.73% 1
London - 7 £288 - 1
South East -16 5 - -
Berkshire -9 4 - -
City of London - 3 £375 - 1
Reading +7 1 - -
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 16 (69.57%) ISUP
3 15 (65.22%) 3G
3 15 (65.22%) SS7
4 14 (60.87%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (43.48%) 4G
5 10 (43.48%) SCCP
6 7 (30.43%) TCAP
6 7 (30.43%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) LDAP
6 7 (30.43%) LTE
7 6 (26.09%) 2G
7 6 (26.09%) UNIX
7 6 (26.09%) VMS
8 5 (21.74%) PSTN
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) SMS
9 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
9 4 (17.39%) SGSN
10 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) GSM
10 3 (13.04%) Q.931
10 3 (13.04%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
11 2 (8.70%) Use Case
11 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (8.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (8.70%) VoLTE

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (69.57%) ISUP
2 15 (65.22%) 3G
2 15 (65.22%) SS7
3 14 (60.87%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (43.48%) 4G
4 10 (43.48%) SCCP
5 7 (30.43%) TCAP
5 7 (30.43%) VoIP
5 7 (30.43%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) LTE
6 6 (26.09%) 2G
7 5 (21.74%) PSTN
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) SMS
8 4 (17.39%) SGSN
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) GSM
9 3 (13.04%) Q.931
10 2 (8.70%) VoLTE
10 2 (8.70%) GPRS
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) VMS
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Use Case
2 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.35%) Test Management
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Huawei
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Posted: 13 days ago