The table below looks at the statistics for ISDN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISDN over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
Rank 108 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing ISDN 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£203 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £204 £463 £200
% change year-on-year
-55.94% +131.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
ISDN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
317 242 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.85% 10.77% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 108 92
Average daily rate £278 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 12 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.44 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

ISDN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ISDN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISDN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISDN across the West Midlands region.

ISDN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISDN
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISDN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ISDN Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ISDN
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISDN across the West Midlands region.

ISDN Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISDN
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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Vacancies
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
ISDN
England

ISDN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) DSL
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) PPP
3 6 (66.67%) ATM
3 6 (66.67%) X.21
3 6 (66.67%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Netcool
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) DSLAM
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy

ISDN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISDN 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 ISDN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) DSL
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) ATM
3 6 (66.67%) PPP
3 6 (66.67%) X.21
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) PSTN
6 2 (22.22%) Broadband
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) RIP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) Cramer