The table below looks at the statistics for ISUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISUP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
UK
Rank 605 623 599
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing ISUP 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.066% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6797 7566 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.55% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4474 4313
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 315 455
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

ISUP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISUP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +31 3 £400 -
South East +21 2 £400 -
Berkshire +20 2 £400 -

ISUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISUP 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 ISUP.

1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) INAP
2 3 (50.00%) Q.931
2 3 (50.00%) SCCP
3 2 (33.33%) SS7
3 2 (33.33%) GENBAND
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) IVR
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) GGSN
4 1 (16.67%) SGSN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (16.67%) CCXML
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CTI
4 1 (16.67%) DPNSS
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

ISUP
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) INAP
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Q.931
2 3 (50.00%) SCCP
3 2 (33.33%) SS7
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) CTI
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) DPNSS
4 1 (16.67%) GGSN
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) SGSN
4 1 (16.67%) TCAP
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Service Control Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) VAS Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CCXML
1 1 (16.67%) RFC 2833
1 1 (16.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) GENBAND
1 2 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks