The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 597 623 603
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing ISDN 39 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.071% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 18
Median daily rate £325 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £635 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £480 £275
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +74.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.12

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
8132 7895 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.44% 13.67% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4960 4557 4738
Median daily rate £400 £387 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 480
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISDN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +19 34 £357 -16.00% 3
London +16 19 £402 +6.07% 1
City of London +27 9 £402 -5.52%
South East +12 6 £266 +12.00% 1
Scotland +5 4 £225 -
West Midlands -15 4 £288 - 1
Hampshire +13 3 £362 +13.12%
East Midlands - 3 £440 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £440 -
Glasgow - 3 £225 -
Nottingham - 3 £440 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £160 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £160 -
Edinburgh +17 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 £180 +16.12%
South West +9 1 £185 -61.05%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £185 -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £185 -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 66 (73.33%) Cisco
2 55 (61.11%) WAN
3 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 42 (46.67%) ITIL
6 39 (43.33%) Firewall
7 34 (37.78%) Wireless
8 32 (35.56%) LAN
9 31 (34.44%) CCNA
10 29 (32.22%) Network Management
11 28 (31.11%) Network Security
11 28 (31.11%) Network Design
12 27 (30.00%) VPN
13 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
13 25 (27.78%) Ethernet
13 25 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
14 23 (25.56%) DNS
14 23 (25.56%) Broadband
14 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
15 22 (24.44%) MPLS
16 20 (22.22%) VoIP
16 20 (22.22%) DHCP
16 20 (22.22%) Data Centre
17 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
17 19 (21.11%) PSTN
18 18 (20.00%) Load Balancing
19 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared
19 17 (18.89%) CCNP
19 17 (18.89%) Unified Communications
20 16 (17.78%) SSL

ISDN
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (61.11%) WAN
2 45 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 39 (43.33%) Firewall
4 34 (37.78%) Wireless
5 32 (35.56%) LAN
6 28 (31.11%) Network Security
7 27 (30.00%) VPN
8 25 (27.78%) Ethernet
9 23 (25.56%) Broadband
9 23 (25.56%) DNS
10 22 (24.44%) MPLS
11 20 (22.22%) DHCP
11 20 (22.22%) VoIP
12 19 (21.11%) PSTN
13 17 (18.89%) Unified Communications
14 16 (17.78%) SSL
15 14 (15.56%) X.25
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (14.44%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Network Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Network Support
6 8 (8.89%) Telecoms Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) IT Support
8 6 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Data Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) XMPP
3 1 (1.11%) CCXML
3 1 (1.11%) EDI
3 1 (1.11%) JDBC
3 1 (1.11%) ODBC
3 1 (1.11%) RFC 2833
3 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.11%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.11%) VXML
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.44%) PKI
5 4 (4.44%) Statistics
6 3 (3.33%) Equities
6 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.33%) Handset
6 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.22%) CCTV
7 2 (2.22%) Informatics
7 2 (2.22%) IVR
8 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.11%) e-Health
8 1 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Unix
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) ITIL
2 29 (32.22%) Network Management
3 28 (31.11%) Network Design
4 25 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 13 (14.44%) Change Management
7 8 (8.89%) Information Security
7 8 (8.89%) Project Management
8 6 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.67%) Computer Security
8 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.67%) Security Patching
9 5 (5.56%) High Availability
9 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.44%) Information Management
10 4 (4.44%) Operations Management
10 4 (4.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
1 1 (1.11%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (34.44%) CCNA
3 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
4 17 (18.89%) CCNP
4 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.89%) CCIE
6 4 (4.44%) MCSE
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
8 2 (2.22%) MCTS
8 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.22%) PMP
9 1 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (1.11%) CCSE
9 1 (1.11%) CNA
9 1 (1.11%) CNE
9 1 (1.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.11%) EnCase
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (73.33%) Cisco
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.44%) Avaya
4 12 (13.33%) F5
5 8 (8.89%) Mitel
6 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.78%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.78%) Juniper
7 6 (6.67%) Polycom
8 4 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (4.44%) Cyberoam
8 4 (4.44%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.44%) Sonus
8 4 (4.44%) VMware
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) Verint
10 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.11%) Huawei
10 1 (1.11%) Panasonic