The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISUP over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 573 539 532
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -7
Contract jobs citing ISUP 5 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.037% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.28% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£394 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £278 -
% change year-on-year
+41.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISUP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ISUP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISUP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISUP within the UK.

ISUP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISUP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISUP within the UK.

ISUP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISUP
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISUP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -35 5 £394 +41.89% 3
Berkshire -8 4 £394 - 2
South East -32 4 £394 - 3
Reading +9 2 £350 -
Slough - 2 £438 - 2
London - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Hook - - - -

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 20 (62.50%) 3G
2 20 (62.50%) INAP
3 18 (56.25%) LTE
4 12 (37.50%) MGW
4 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (34.38%) UNIX
5 11 (34.38%) LDAP
6 10 (31.25%) VMS
6 10 (31.25%) TIBCO
6 10 (31.25%) Degree
7 9 (28.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (28.13%) SS7
8 8 (25.00%) UMTS
8 8 (25.00%) GSM
8 8 (25.00%) Huawei
9 7 (21.88%) SMS
9 7 (21.88%) SCCP
10 6 (18.75%) 2G
10 6 (18.75%) DNS
10 6 (18.75%) Nokia
10 6 (18.75%) 4G
11 5 (15.63%) VoLTE
11 5 (15.63%) GGSN
11 5 (15.63%) SGSN
11 5 (15.63%) GPRS
11 5 (15.63%) Migration
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) Megaco
12 4 (12.50%) TCAP

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISUP 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 ISUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) 3G
1 20 (62.50%) INAP
2 18 (56.25%) LTE
3 12 (37.50%) MGW
4 11 (34.38%) LDAP
5 9 (28.13%) SS7
6 8 (25.00%) UMTS
6 8 (25.00%) GSM
7 7 (21.88%) SMS
7 7 (21.88%) SCCP
8 6 (18.75%) 2G
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
8 6 (18.75%) 4G
9 5 (15.63%) VoLTE
9 5 (15.63%) GGSN
9 5 (15.63%) SGSN
9 5 (15.63%) GPRS
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) Megaco
10 4 (12.50%) TCAP
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.13%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 10 (31.25%) VMS
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) Validation
3 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Process Management
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Python
1 3 (9.38%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) TIBCO
2 9 (28.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (25.00%) Huawei
4 6 (18.75%) Nokia
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 3 (9.38%) ZTE
6 3 (9.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago