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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 585 608 615
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing ISDN 39 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.069% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 26
Median daily rate £238 £375 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £439 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £400 £270
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%

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
7501 7924 8326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.31% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 4661 4760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 478 454
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 20 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 4 December 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 +25 39 £238 -36.66% 11
London +7 18 £183 -47.85% 1
South East +28 10 £362 +3.13% 1
City of London 0 9 £169 -59.15%
East of England +11 7 £305 +10.90% 1
Hampshire +30 6 £362 +2.84%
Hertfordshire - 6 £195 -
Stevenage - 6 £195 -
South West +12 2 £185 -50.66% 5
Berkshire +10 2 £168 -
Gatwick - 2 £374 -
Exeter - 2 £185 -
Devon - 2 £185 -
West Sussex - 2 £374 -
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £415 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £155 -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 57 (73.08%) Cisco
2 41 (52.56%) WAN
3 36 (46.15%) LAN
4 35 (44.87%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (43.59%) TCP/IP
6 30 (38.46%) Firewall
7 29 (37.18%) ITIL
8 28 (35.90%) VoIP
9 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 25 (32.05%) DNS
10 25 (32.05%) Ethernet
11 23 (29.49%) CCNA
11 23 (29.49%) DHCP
12 21 (26.92%) MPLS
13 20 (25.64%) Wireless
14 19 (24.36%) Data Centre
15 18 (23.08%) Network Security
15 18 (23.08%) Network Management
16 17 (21.79%) VPN
16 17 (21.79%) Unified Communications
17 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
17 16 (20.51%) CCNP
18 15 (19.23%) SSL
18 15 (19.23%) PSTN
18 15 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
19 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
20 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
20 13 (16.67%) ADSL
20 13 (16.67%) Windows
20 13 (16.67%) X.25

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 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (52.56%) WAN
2 36 (46.15%) LAN
3 34 (43.59%) TCP/IP
4 30 (38.46%) Firewall
5 28 (35.90%) VoIP
6 25 (32.05%) DNS
6 25 (32.05%) Ethernet
7 23 (29.49%) DHCP
8 21 (26.92%) MPLS
9 20 (25.64%) Wireless
10 18 (23.08%) Network Security
11 17 (21.79%) Unified Communications
11 17 (21.79%) VPN
12 15 (19.23%) PSTN
12 15 (19.23%) SSL
13 13 (16.67%) ADSL
13 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (16.67%) X.25
14 12 (15.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.10%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Network Support
3 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Lync Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Audio Visual Technician
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Support
7 3 (3.85%) Data Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.13%) XMPP
3 3 (3.85%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.28%) CCXML
4 1 (1.28%) EDI
4 1 (1.28%) JDBC
4 1 (1.28%) ODBC
4 1 (1.28%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.28%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.28%) VXML
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (14.10%) Smartphone
4 7 (8.97%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.41%) Virtual Team
6 4 (5.13%) Statistics
7 3 (3.85%) Equities
7 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.56%) CCTV
8 2 (2.56%) IVR
8 2 (2.56%) PKI
8 2 (2.56%) Replication
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.28%) e-Health
9 1 (1.28%) Handset
9 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Unix
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) ITIL
2 18 (23.08%) Network Management
3 15 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 13 (16.67%) Change Management
6 12 (15.38%) Network Design
7 11 (14.10%) Information Security
7 11 (14.10%) Project Management
8 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.97%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.97%) Computer Security
9 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.97%) Security Patching
10 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.69%) Service Management
11 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.85%) ITSM
12 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
1 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (29.49%) CCNA
3 16 (20.51%) CCNP
4 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) CCIE
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.41%) MCSE
8 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.85%) MCSA
9 2 (2.56%) CCDA
9 2 (2.56%) CNA
9 2 (2.56%) CNE
9 2 (2.56%) MCITP
9 2 (2.56%) MCTS
9 2 (2.56%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.56%) PMP
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.56%) Foglight
4 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.28%) EnCase
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) F5
4 11 (14.10%) Juniper
5 9 (11.54%) Citrix
6 8 (10.26%) Sonus
7 7 (8.97%) Avaya
8 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.69%) VMware
9 5 (6.41%) Cyberoam
9 5 (6.41%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.41%) Polycom
10 4 (5.13%) Mitel
10 4 (5.13%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.56%) Aruba
12 2 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.56%) Novell
12 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
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