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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 602 591 577
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing ISDN 48 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.095% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.68% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 17
Median daily rate £288 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £265 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.19 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.38 £41.29 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-70.02% +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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -21 41 £318 -9.28% 8
London -8 17 £332 -17.00% 5
East of England +22 10 £288 - 1
South East +18 10 £336 +26.79%
Scotland - 7 £225 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 5 £288 -
Essex +5 5 - -
Brentwood - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £288 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
City of London +46 3 £392 -7.82% 1
Gatwick - 3 £365 -
West Sussex - 3 £365 -
Hampshire +4 2 £337 -
Berkshire -1 2 £188 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £160 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £160 -
Glasgow - 2 £238 - 1
Reading +7 1 - -
Farnborough +2 1 £338 -
East Midlands 0 1 £448 +21.35% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 - -
West Midlands -32 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £403 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Aberdeen - 1 £155 -
Hull - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £448 - 1
Epsom - 1 - -

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 88 (76.52%) Cisco
2 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (57.39%) WAN
4 53 (46.09%) ITIL
5 51 (44.35%) TCP/IP
6 50 (43.48%) Firewall
7 43 (37.39%) Wireless
8 42 (36.52%) LAN
9 41 (35.65%) Network Management
10 39 (33.91%) Network Security
10 39 (33.91%) CCNA
11 37 (32.17%) Network Monitoring
12 36 (31.30%) VPN
13 34 (29.57%) MPLS
14 33 (28.70%) Network Design
15 32 (27.83%) Broadband
16 30 (26.09%) Ethernet
16 30 (26.09%) CCNP
17 28 (24.35%) DNS
18 27 (23.48%) Telecoms
19 26 (22.61%) PSTN
19 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
19 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
20 25 (21.74%) DHCP
21 24 (20.87%) Load Balancing
22 22 (19.13%) VoIP
23 20 (17.39%) DV Cleared
24 19 (16.52%) IPsec
25 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
25 18 (15.65%) SSL

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 6 (5.22%) CMS
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Office
2 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (57.39%) WAN
2 51 (44.35%) TCP/IP
3 50 (43.48%) Firewall
4 43 (37.39%) Wireless
5 42 (36.52%) LAN
6 39 (33.91%) Network Security
7 36 (31.30%) VPN
8 34 (29.57%) MPLS
9 32 (27.83%) Broadband
10 30 (26.09%) Ethernet
11 28 (24.35%) DNS
12 26 (22.61%) PSTN
13 25 (21.74%) DHCP
14 22 (19.13%) VoIP
15 19 (16.52%) IPsec
16 18 (15.65%) SSL
17 17 (14.78%) ADSL
17 17 (14.78%) HSRP
18 16 (13.91%) OSPF
18 16 (13.91%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (23.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Games
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.65%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Network Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Consultant
5 9 (7.83%) Network Consultant
5 9 (7.83%) Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Network Support
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.22%) IT Support
8 6 (5.22%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.22%) XMPP
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (7.83%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.35%) Handset
5 5 (4.35%) PKI
6 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.48%) Statistics
7 3 (2.61%) Informatics
7 3 (2.61%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.74%) IVR
8 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.87%) CCTV
9 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.87%) Equities
9 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) Unix
3 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.74%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) ITIL
2 41 (35.65%) Network Management
3 37 (32.17%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (28.70%) Network Design
5 24 (20.87%) Load Balancing
6 16 (13.91%) Change Management
7 11 (9.57%) Capacity Management
7 11 (9.57%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.57%) Problem Management
7 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.70%) Information Security
8 10 (8.70%) Project Management
8 10 (8.70%) Security Patching
9 9 (7.83%) Computer Security
10 7 (6.09%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (5.22%) High Availability
11 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.35%) Information Management
12 5 (4.35%) Operations Management
12 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.61%) C
2 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (33.91%) CCNA
3 30 (26.09%) CCNP
4 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
5 20 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.96%) CCIE
6 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.87%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.87%) CCSA
9 1 (0.87%) CCSE
9 1 (0.87%) CISSP
9 1 (0.87%) GIAC
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.87%) MCSA
9 1 (0.87%) MCSE
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.87%) EnCase
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (76.52%) Cisco
2 18 (15.65%) Avaya
3 17 (14.78%) Juniper
4 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.70%) F5
6 9 (7.83%) Mitel
7 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.22%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.22%) Polycom
9 5 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (4.35%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.48%) VMware
11 3 (2.61%) BT
11 3 (2.61%) Cyberoam
11 3 (2.61%) HP
11 3 (2.61%) Huawei
11 3 (2.61%) NetSuite
11 3 (2.61%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
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