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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 581 576 565
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing ISDN 50 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.065% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £252 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £555 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £41.29 £24.56 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.11% +18.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £24.56 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+68.11% +18.36%

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
8211 8177 7143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.82% 14.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4684 4427 3853
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -17 44 £350 -3.51% 5
London 0 14 £393 -1.87% 2
South West - 9 £350 - 1
Wiltshire - 8 £413 -
South East -28 7 £293 +17.00% 1
City of London 0 6 £425 -15.00% 1
East of England +5 5 £281 - 1
North West - 4 £635 -
Swindon - 4 £413 -
Hampshire -7 3 £320 -
Lancashire - 3 £635 -
Blackpool - 3 £635 -
Essex -4 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £300 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £460 -
Wales - 2 £460 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £460 -
Farnborough - 2 £320 -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £288 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 71 (76.34%) Cisco
2 49 (52.69%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (40.86%) CCNP
4 35 (37.63%) VoIP
5 34 (36.56%) CCNA
6 32 (34.41%) WAN
7 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
8 28 (30.11%) LAN
8 28 (30.11%) H.323
9 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 24 (25.81%) MPLS
10 24 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (24.73%) OSPF
11 23 (24.73%) BGP
12 22 (23.66%) Avaya
13 20 (21.51%) Juniper
13 20 (21.51%) Firewall
13 20 (21.51%) Frame Relay
14 18 (19.35%) Wireless
14 18 (19.35%) CCIE
14 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 17 (18.28%) ATM
15 17 (18.28%) EIGRP
15 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
16 16 (17.20%) Finance
16 16 (17.20%) CTI
17 15 (16.13%) CMS
17 15 (16.13%) Degree
18 14 (15.05%) Tandberg
18 14 (15.05%) Oracle

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (16.13%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) Lync
3 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Kondor+
1 4 (4.30%) Misys Midas
1 4 (4.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.63%) VoIP
2 32 (34.41%) WAN
3 28 (30.11%) LAN
3 28 (30.11%) H.323
4 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 24 (25.81%) MPLS
6 23 (24.73%) OSPF
6 23 (24.73%) BGP
7 20 (21.51%) Firewall
7 20 (21.51%) Frame Relay
8 18 (19.35%) Wireless
9 17 (18.28%) EIGRP
9 17 (18.28%) ATM
10 16 (17.20%) CTI
11 14 (15.05%) Avaya Modular Messaging
12 13 (13.98%) PBX
12 13 (13.98%) VPN
12 13 (13.98%) Ethernet
12 13 (13.98%) IP Telephony
13 12 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) MS Access
1 4 (4.30%) QlikView
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.20%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Voice Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Avaya Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Support
6 6 (6.45%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) VoIP Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) Middleware
1 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.23%) XMPP
3 1 (1.08%) WSRP
3 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) BYOD
4 5 (5.38%) IVR
5 4 (4.30%) STB
5 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) Handset
5 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) iSeries
6 3 (3.23%) iPhone
6 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.08%) DataPower
8 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) UNIX
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.30%) MVS
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.08%) HPUX
7 1 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (10.75%) Network Management
3 10 (10.75%) Network Design
4 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.45%) Project Management
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.30%) UML
6 4 (4.30%) RAD
6 4 (4.30%) SSADM
6 4 (4.30%) DSDM
6 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.23%) Workflow
7 3 (3.23%) Service Management
7 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.23%) Change Management
7 3 (3.23%) CRM
7 3 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) SQL
1 4 (4.30%) VBA
2 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (52.69%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (40.86%) CCNP
3 34 (36.56%) CCNA
4 18 (19.35%) CCIE
5 15 (16.13%) Degree
6 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.60%) CCVP
8 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.30%) MCSE
9 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.23%) CCDA
11 2 (2.15%) CCDP
11 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.08%) MCTS
12 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) Firmware
4 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.08%) Cacti
4 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (76.34%) Cisco
2 22 (23.66%) Avaya
3 20 (21.51%) Juniper
4 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.05%) Oracle
5 14 (15.05%) Genesys
5 14 (15.05%) Tandberg
6 11 (11.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 10 (10.75%) VMware
8 8 (8.60%) Huawei
9 7 (7.53%) Citrix
10 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.45%) BT
11 5 (5.38%) Reuters
12 4 (4.30%) Nortel
12 4 (4.30%) F5
12 4 (4.30%) Sonus
13 3 (3.23%) Verint
13 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
13 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
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