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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 558 566 544
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing ISDN 50 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.069% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 2
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£338 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 - £26.00

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
8000 7309 7055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.29% 13.58% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 3952 3587
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 387 527
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 -7 45 £338 -6.89% 5
London 0 22 £380 +1.33% 1
East of England - 10 £331 -
South East -20 6 £228 -28.62% 2
Essex - 4 £375 -
Reading +8 3 - -
South West 0 3 £338 +3.84%
Berkshire -4 3 - -
Norwich - 3 £338 -
Norfolk - 3 £338 -
West Midlands -5 2 - - 2
City of London -8 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £369 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £325 -
Cheltenham -5 1 £325 -
Colchester - 1 £450 -
Derby - 1 £375 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £265 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
Witham - 1 - -
York - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 69 (86.25%) Cisco
2 38 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 29 (36.25%) H.323
4 29 (36.25%) CCNP
4 29 (36.25%) CCNA
5 28 (35.00%) VoIP
6 25 (31.25%) WAN
6 25 (31.25%) LAN
7 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
8 19 (23.75%) Avaya
9 18 (22.50%) MPLS
9 18 (22.50%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (20.00%) CTI
11 15 (18.75%) BGP
11 15 (18.75%) Juniper
11 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.75%) Tandberg
11 15 (18.75%) CMS
12 14 (17.50%) Degree
12 14 (17.50%) Genesys
12 14 (17.50%) Oracle
12 14 (17.50%) OSPF
12 14 (17.50%) Frame Relay
12 14 (17.50%) Avaya Modular Messaging
13 13 (16.25%) Firewall
13 13 (16.25%) IP Telephony
13 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
14 12 (15.00%) Wireless
14 12 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (18.75%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) Lync
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Kondor+
1 4 (5.00%) Misys Midas
1 4 (5.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) H.323
2 28 (35.00%) VoIP
3 25 (31.25%) WAN
3 25 (31.25%) LAN
4 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
5 18 (22.50%) MPLS
6 16 (20.00%) CTI
7 15 (18.75%) BGP
8 14 (17.50%) OSPF
8 14 (17.50%) Frame Relay
8 14 (17.50%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 13 (16.25%) Firewall
9 13 (16.25%) IP Telephony
10 12 (15.00%) Wireless
10 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
11 11 (13.75%) ADSL
11 11 (13.75%) PABX
11 11 (13.75%) EIGRP
12 10 (12.50%) Internet
12 10 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MS Access
1 4 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Network Engineer
1 18 (22.50%) Voice Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Network Support
6 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) IP Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 2 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) SOAP
1 3 (3.75%) XMPP
1 3 (3.75%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) BYOD
3 5 (6.25%) Handset
3 5 (6.25%) IVR
4 4 (5.00%) STB
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) iSeries
5 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.50%) iPhone
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) CentOS
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.25%) HPUX
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.50%) Migration
2 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (11.25%) Network Management
3 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.75%) Network Design
4 6 (7.50%) Network Planning
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.00%) Process Management
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) CCNP
2 29 (36.25%) CCNA
3 14 (17.50%) Degree
4 12 (15.00%) CCIE
5 6 (7.50%) CCVP
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CCDA
8 1 (1.25%) CCDP
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 69 (86.25%) Cisco
2 19 (23.75%) Avaya
3 15 (18.75%) Juniper
3 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.75%) Tandberg
4 14 (17.50%) Oracle
4 14 (17.50%) Genesys
5 12 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 9 (11.25%) Huawei
7 6 (7.50%) BT
7 6 (7.50%) Reuters
7 6 (7.50%) VMware
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix
9 3 (3.75%) Nortel
10 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.50%) Apple
10 2 (2.50%) NetScout
10 2 (2.50%) F5
10 2 (2.50%) Verint
10 2 (2.50%) SevOne