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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 572 583 563
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing ISDN 54 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.056% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 16
Average daily rate £350 £204 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.77% -49.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £463
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -56.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £14.00 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.44 - -

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%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ISDN Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ISDN
Top 30 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 12 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +14 46 £352 +72.76% 10
South East +22 20 £288 +47.43% 3
London +19 20 £388 -3.12% 4
Berkshire +6 6 £204 +8.66% 1
City of London - 6 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Reading - 4 £220 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £238 - 1
Hampshire +5 3 £352 -4.21%
Oxford +3 3 £238 - 1
Croydon - 3 £375 -
East of England +3 2 £275 - 2
Surrey -9 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £220 -
Reigate - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 2
Newbury +5 1 £188 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £425 +286.36%
Leeds -11 1 £425 +286.36%
Manchester -15 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
Yorkshire -21 1 £425 +286.36%
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £513 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 63 (70.00%) Cisco
2 49 (54.44%) WAN
3 46 (51.11%) TCP/IP
4 43 (47.78%) Firewall
5 42 (46.67%) ITIL
6 40 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (43.33%) MPLS
8 34 (37.78%) Ethernet
8 34 (37.78%) LAN
9 30 (33.33%) PSTN
10 29 (32.22%) CCNA
11 27 (30.00%) VPN
12 26 (28.89%) DNS
12 26 (28.89%) Network Security
13 25 (27.78%) Data Centre
14 24 (26.67%) DHCP
14 24 (26.67%) ADSL
14 24 (26.67%) Finance
15 23 (25.56%) IPsec
15 23 (25.56%) CCNP
16 22 (24.44%) Network Management
17 21 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
17 21 (23.33%) Wireless
17 21 (23.33%) Load Balancing
18 20 (22.22%) Project Management
18 20 (22.22%) 802.1X
19 19 (21.11%) Change Management
20 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
20 18 (20.00%) Avaya
20 18 (20.00%) VoIP

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (4.44%) IIS
1 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (54.44%) WAN
2 46 (51.11%) TCP/IP
3 43 (47.78%) Firewall
4 39 (43.33%) MPLS
5 34 (37.78%) Ethernet
5 34 (37.78%) LAN
6 30 (33.33%) PSTN
7 27 (30.00%) VPN
8 26 (28.89%) DNS
8 26 (28.89%) Network Security
9 24 (26.67%) ADSL
9 24 (26.67%) DHCP
10 23 (25.56%) IPsec
11 21 (23.33%) Wireless
12 18 (20.00%) SSL
12 18 (20.00%) VoIP
13 17 (18.89%) Internet
14 16 (17.78%) Broadband
14 16 (17.78%) OSPF
14 16 (17.78%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Network Support
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco Support
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Coordinator
8 7 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.44%) Cryptography
4 10 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
5 8 (8.89%) e-Health
6 5 (5.56%) PKI
7 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.22%) IVR
9 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.11%) PMI
9 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Unix
2 6 (6.67%) MVS
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) Network Management
3 21 (23.33%) Load Balancing
3 21 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (22.22%) Project Management
5 19 (21.11%) Change Management
6 17 (18.89%) Incident Management
7 15 (16.67%) Information Security
7 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
9 13 (14.44%) Capacity Management
9 13 (14.44%) Computer Security
9 13 (14.44%) Security Patching
10 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.67%) DSDM
11 6 (6.67%) Network Design
11 6 (6.67%) RAD
11 6 (6.67%) SSADM
11 6 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.22%) CCNA
3 23 (25.56%) CCNP
4 7 (7.78%) CCIE
4 7 (7.78%) CCNP Voice
5 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.11%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCSE
9 1 (1.11%) CISSP
9 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.11%) MCITP
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) BS7799
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (7.78%) OpenView
2 7 (7.78%) OPNET
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.22%) EnCase
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) Nagios
5 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (20.00%) Avaya
3 11 (12.22%) BT
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) F5
5 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.00%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) Juniper
6 8 (8.89%) Cyberoam
7 7 (7.78%) CA
7 7 (7.78%) Riverbed
8 6 (6.67%) Polycom
9 5 (5.56%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.33%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.33%) NICE Systems
10 3 (3.33%) Tandberg
11 2 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (2.22%) Forcepoint
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