The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 550 553 551
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing ISDN 30 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.031% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £368
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7382 6928 8973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.59% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 3573 3939
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 476 681
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 26 £375 +36.36% 11
London +18 18 £375 - 4
City of London - 6 £375 - 2
South East -8 4 £253 -8.18% 1
Berkshire +2 2 £340 +23.63%
East of England -19 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £325 - 1
Hampshire -16 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £165 -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (64.62%) Cisco
2 35 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (47.69%) WAN
4 28 (43.08%) Firewall
5 25 (38.46%) LAN
6 24 (36.92%) VoIP
7 21 (32.31%) Windows
8 20 (30.77%) VPN
9 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
10 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
10 18 (27.69%) CCNA
10 18 (27.69%) MPLS
11 16 (24.62%) BGP
12 15 (23.08%) CCNP
12 15 (23.08%) Wireless
13 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.00%) ITIL
14 12 (18.46%) DNS
14 12 (18.46%) PSTN
14 12 (18.46%) ATM
14 12 (18.46%) VLAN
14 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (16.92%) Migration
15 11 (16.92%) DHCP
16 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
16 10 (15.38%) RTP
17 9 (13.85%) OSPF
17 9 (13.85%) HP

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Lync
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) WAN
2 28 (43.08%) Firewall
3 25 (38.46%) LAN
4 24 (36.92%) VoIP
5 20 (30.77%) VPN
6 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
6 18 (27.69%) MPLS
7 16 (24.62%) BGP
8 15 (23.08%) Wireless
9 12 (18.46%) DNS
9 12 (18.46%) PSTN
9 12 (18.46%) ATM
9 12 (18.46%) VLAN
10 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (16.92%) DHCP
11 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
11 10 (15.38%) RTP
12 9 (13.85%) OSPF
13 8 (12.31%) H.323
13 8 (12.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Ingres
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) Network Support
3 5 (7.69%) Consultant
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 4 (6.15%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Network Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) XMPP
3 1 (1.54%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
3 1 (1.54%) VXML
3 1 (1.54%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.69%) IVR
3 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.54%) SecurID
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) SCADA
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
5 1 (1.54%) EFT
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) APACS
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) UNIX
5 5 (7.69%) Windows NT
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) Network Design
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.15%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.08%) Validation
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security
8 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.08%) Network Management
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
3 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.69%) CCNA
3 15 (23.08%) CCNP
4 8 (12.31%) CCIE
4 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.23%) MCSE
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
6 5 (7.69%) CCVP
6 5 (7.69%) MCTS
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.08%) CCDP
8 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) VTSP
9 1 (1.54%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CCIP
9 1 (1.54%) CNE
9 1 (1.54%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.15%) OPNET
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.08%) SCCM
5 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Cisco
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) HP
3 9 (13.85%) Avaya
4 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.69%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Sybase
6 4 (6.15%) BT
6 4 (6.15%) F5
6 4 (6.15%) Mitel
7 3 (4.62%) Huawei
7 3 (4.62%) IBM
7 3 (4.62%) Nortel
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Verint
8 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
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