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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 564 554 546
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing ISDN 35 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.036% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -25.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -25.89%

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
8116 7110 8932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.55% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4369 3831 4026
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 408 703
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 2014.

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 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 21 August 2014. 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 -4 30 £363 +20.91% 21
London +20 17 £400 +52.38% 7
South East -3 5 £250 -16.66% 9
East of England -21 5 - - 1
City of London - 3 £500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £250 -
Surrey - 2 £255 - 3
Hampshire -8 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Cwmbran - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Devon - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Reading - - - -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (50.77%) Firewall
3 32 (49.23%) WAN
4 26 (40.00%) LAN
5 23 (35.38%) MPLS
6 22 (33.85%) Windows
6 22 (33.85%) VoIP
7 20 (30.77%) VPN
8 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
8 17 (26.15%) CCNA
9 16 (24.62%) Wireless
10 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.54%) Avaya
11 13 (20.00%) ITIL
11 13 (20.00%) PSTN
11 13 (20.00%) DNS
11 13 (20.00%) HP
11 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (18.46%) DHCP
12 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
12 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.46%) VLAN
13 11 (16.92%) SSL
13 11 (16.92%) BGP
13 11 (16.92%) Migration
14 10 (15.38%) ATM
14 10 (15.38%) CCNP
14 10 (15.38%) Network Design

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.08%) Lync
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Project
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 32 (49.23%) WAN
3 26 (40.00%) LAN
4 23 (35.38%) MPLS
5 22 (33.85%) VoIP
6 20 (30.77%) VPN
7 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
8 16 (24.62%) Wireless
9 13 (20.00%) DNS
9 13 (20.00%) PSTN
10 12 (18.46%) DHCP
10 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
10 12 (18.46%) VLAN
11 11 (16.92%) SSL
11 11 (16.92%) BGP
12 10 (15.38%) ATM
13 9 (13.85%) IP Telephony
14 8 (12.31%) Frame Relay
14 8 (12.31%) DSL
14 8 (12.31%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Ingres
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Network Support
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Support
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Network Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) VXML
2 4 (6.15%) XMPP
3 1 (1.54%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.54%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) Wiki
3 2 (3.08%) SecurID
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) SCADA
4 1 (1.54%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 4 (6.15%) UNIX
7 3 (4.62%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 10 (15.38%) Network Design
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL V2
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 3 (4.62%) Contact Management
6 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.62%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.08%) Network Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) C#
1 5 (7.69%) C++
1 5 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CCNA
3 10 (15.38%) CCNP
4 9 (13.85%) CCIE
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.69%) CCVP
6 5 (7.69%) MCTS
6 5 (7.69%) MCSE
7 4 (6.15%) Degree
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.62%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) CNE
9 1 (1.54%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CCSP
9 1 (1.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) XenServer
3 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.15%) OPNET
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 14 (21.54%) Avaya
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
6 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.77%) VMware
7 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.23%) BT
8 5 (7.69%) Mitel
8 5 (7.69%) Juniper
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 4 (6.15%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.15%) Imperva
10 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.62%) F5
10 3 (4.62%) Verint
10 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (4.62%) IBM
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 days ago