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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
Rank 563 550 535
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing ISUP 13 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.24% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 9 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 27 February 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 -18 13 £438 - 2
Berkshire +1 12 £438 - 2
South East -27 12 £438 - 2
Slough - 4 £438 - 2
Reading +3 3 £350 -
London - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (58.33%) LTE
2 14 (58.33%) 3G
2 14 (58.33%) INAP
3 9 (37.50%) SS7
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) MGW
5 7 (29.17%) TIBCO
5 7 (29.17%) LDAP
6 6 (25.00%) VMS
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Nokia
6 6 (25.00%) SCCP
6 6 (25.00%) SGSN
6 6 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (25.00%) 4G
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) UMTS
7 5 (20.83%) GSM
8 4 (16.67%) SMS
8 4 (16.67%) Megaco
8 4 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (12.50%) GGSN
9 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Huawei
9 3 (12.50%) Electronics
9 3 (12.50%) 2G
9 3 (12.50%) HTTP

ISUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) 3G
1 14 (58.33%) INAP
1 14 (58.33%) LTE
2 9 (37.50%) SS7
3 8 (33.33%) MGW
4 7 (29.17%) LDAP
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) SCCP
5 6 (25.00%) SGSN
5 6 (25.00%) 4G
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) GSM
6 5 (20.83%) UMTS
7 4 (16.67%) SMS
7 4 (16.67%) Megaco
7 4 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (12.50%) GGSN
8 3 (12.50%) GPRS
8 3 (12.50%) 2G
8 3 (12.50%) 3GPP
General
1 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) CS Core Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) VMS
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Coaching
2 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Process Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) TIBCO
2 6 (25.00%) Nokia
2 6 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (12.50%) Huawei
4 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) ZTE
5 1 (4.17%) F5
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago