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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 621 604 591
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing ISDN 40 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.099% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 14
Median daily rate £294 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% +10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £283 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £620 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £401 £315
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +27.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £41.29 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% +65.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.29 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.16%

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
8569 8125 8127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.72% 13.90% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4655 4363
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 515 456
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.51 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.39% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 30 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 24 August 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
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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 -17 32 £392 +8.06% 11
London +2 15 £425 +6.25% 3
Scotland +21 7 £213 -
East of England +12 6 £288 -
City of London +31 5 £402 -5.52% 1
South East +12 3 £160 -45.29% 3
Hertfordshire +8 3 £288 -
Essex +7 3 - -
Edinburgh +2 3 - -
East Midlands 0 3 £440 +21.37%
West Midlands -33 3 £300 - 3
Glasgow - 3 £225 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £288 -
Nottingham - 3 £440 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £440 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £160 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £160 -
North West +14 1 £403 -36.61% 1
Berkshire +6 1 £188 -
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £403 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £403 -
Hereford - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £155 -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 79 (74.53%) Cisco
2 62 (58.49%) WAN
3 60 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (47.17%) TCP/IP
5 44 (41.51%) ITIL
5 44 (41.51%) Wireless
6 41 (38.68%) Firewall
7 37 (34.91%) LAN
8 36 (33.96%) VPN
9 33 (31.13%) Network Security
10 32 (30.19%) Network Management
10 32 (30.19%) Network Design
11 31 (29.25%) CCNA
11 31 (29.25%) Broadband
12 29 (27.36%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (25.47%) Telecoms
13 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
14 24 (22.64%) Ethernet
15 23 (21.70%) VoIP
15 23 (21.70%) CCNP
16 22 (20.75%) DNS
17 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
17 20 (18.87%) DV Cleared
18 19 (17.92%) MPLS
18 19 (17.92%) Data Centre
19 18 (16.98%) DHCP
19 18 (16.98%) PSTN
20 16 (15.09%) Juniper
20 16 (15.09%) Unified Communications
21 15 (14.15%) Avaya

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 7 (6.60%) CMS
2 6 (5.66%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (58.49%) WAN
2 50 (47.17%) TCP/IP
3 44 (41.51%) Wireless
4 41 (38.68%) Firewall
5 37 (34.91%) LAN
6 36 (33.96%) VPN
7 33 (31.13%) Network Security
8 31 (29.25%) Broadband
9 24 (22.64%) Ethernet
10 23 (21.70%) VoIP
11 22 (20.75%) DNS
12 19 (17.92%) MPLS
13 18 (16.98%) DHCP
13 18 (16.98%) PSTN
14 16 (15.09%) Unified Communications
15 13 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (11.32%) OSPF
17 11 (10.38%) ATM
17 11 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (10.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (25.47%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Games
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Network Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Network Consultant
6 8 (7.55%) Network Support
7 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.66%) IT Support
8 6 (5.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.55%) XMPP
3 1 (0.94%) EDI
3 1 (0.94%) JDBC
3 1 (0.94%) ODBC
3 1 (0.94%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.94%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.38%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.72%) Handset
5 4 (3.77%) PKI
5 4 (3.77%) Statistics
6 3 (2.83%) Informatics
6 3 (2.83%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) CCTV
7 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.94%) e-Health
8 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 9 (8.49%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.89%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) ITIL
2 32 (30.19%) Network Design
2 32 (30.19%) Network Management
3 29 (27.36%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (14.15%) Load Balancing
5 13 (12.26%) Change Management
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.66%) High Availability
7 6 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.77%) CRM
9 4 (3.77%) Information Management
9 4 (3.77%) Operations Management
9 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.77%) Project Management
9 4 (3.77%) Release Management
9 4 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) C
2 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
2 1 (0.94%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (29.25%) CCNA
3 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
4 23 (21.70%) CCNP
5 20 (18.87%) DV Cleared
6 8 (7.55%) CCIE
6 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.89%) MCSE
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.94%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CCSA
9 1 (0.94%) CCSE
9 1 (0.94%) CISSP
9 1 (0.94%) GIAC
9 1 (0.94%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) MCTS
9 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.94%) EnCase
5 1 (0.94%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (74.53%) Cisco
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.09%) Juniper
4 15 (14.15%) Avaya
5 10 (9.43%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.49%) Mitel
7 7 (6.60%) F5
8 6 (5.66%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.66%) Polycom
9 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.77%) VMware
11 3 (2.83%) Huawei
11 3 (2.83%) NetSuite
11 3 (2.83%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.83%) Verint
12 2 (1.89%) Citrix
12 2 (1.89%) HP
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