The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 556 567 532
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing ISDN 38 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.060% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.73 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 - £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50

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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend

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

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISDN within the UK.

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISDN
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +6 36 £339 -3.21% 6
London +12 16 £400 +14.28% 1
South East -10 10 £500 +40.35% 3
Berkshire -6 7 £500 +66.66% 2
East of England - 5 £338 - 2
North West -18 3 £220 -
Norfolk - 3 £338 - 1
Norwich - 3 £338 - 1
City of London +16 2 £340 -2.85%
Manchester - 2 £220 -
Reading -2 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £425 +73.46%
South Wales - 1 £275 - 2
Wales - 1 £275 - 2
Witham - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £203 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Crawley - 1 £270 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £235 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £190 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £270 -
Yorkshire - 1 £235 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 50 (74.63%) Cisco
2 32 (47.76%) WAN
3 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (40.30%) VoIP
4 27 (40.30%) LAN
5 24 (35.82%) Telecoms
6 23 (34.33%) Firewall
7 21 (31.34%) CCNA
8 20 (29.85%) VPN
8 20 (29.85%) MPLS
9 19 (28.36%) ITIL
9 19 (28.36%) IP Telephony
10 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
11 15 (22.39%) BGP
12 14 (20.90%) OSPF
12 14 (20.90%) Ethernet
12 14 (20.90%) Linux
12 14 (20.90%) VLAN
13 12 (17.91%) CentOS
13 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (17.91%) FortiGate
13 12 (17.91%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (17.91%) Firmware
14 11 (16.42%) CCNP
14 11 (16.42%) Juniper
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.42%) PSTN
15 10 (14.93%) ADSL
15 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
16 9 (13.43%) EIGRP

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISDN 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 ISDN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Lync
3 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.48%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) WAN
2 27 (40.30%) VoIP
2 27 (40.30%) LAN
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 20 (29.85%) VPN
4 20 (29.85%) MPLS
5 19 (28.36%) IP Telephony
6 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
7 15 (22.39%) BGP
8 14 (20.90%) OSPF
8 14 (20.90%) Ethernet
8 14 (20.90%) VLAN
9 11 (16.42%) PSTN
10 10 (14.93%) ADSL
11 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
11 9 (13.43%) Internet
12 8 (11.94%) Wireless
12 8 (11.94%) H.323
13 7 (10.45%) MGCP
13 7 (10.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (35.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Network Support
3 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Telephony Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) SOAP
1 3 (4.48%) WSRP
2 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) IVR
2 3 (4.48%) Handset
2 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.99%) BYOD
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) CentOS
2 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (11.94%) Network Design
5 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Network Planning
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.46%) Network Management
9 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.48%) Service Management
10 3 (4.48%) Process Management
10 3 (4.48%) CRM
10 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (31.34%) CCNA
3 11 (16.42%) CCNP
4 8 (11.94%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) CCVP
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) CCIP
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) MCTS
7 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Firmware
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Snort
3 1 (1.49%) Squid
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Cisco
2 11 (16.42%) Juniper
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (7.46%) Huawei
4 4 (5.97%) BT
5 3 (4.48%) Siemens
5 3 (4.48%) Mitel
6 2 (2.99%) SevOne
6 2 (2.99%) Ciena
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) NetScout
6 2 (2.99%) Polycom
6 2 (2.99%) Tandberg
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) Reuters
6 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Kofax
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