Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for INAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited INAP over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 132 169
Rank change year-on-year -34 +37 +8
Contract jobs citing INAP 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.076% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 2.24% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

INAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 662 715 1,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.68% 19.04% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 307 550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £185 £229 £250
90th Percentile £545 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -30.87% -46.27%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.85 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +42.87% -32.69% -7.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing INAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for INAP in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing INAP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for INAP in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing INAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for INAP.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) ISUP
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) MGW
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) M3UA
3 1 (33.33%) SCTP
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SMPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) ISUP
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) MGW
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) M3UA
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) SCTP
3 1 (33.33%) SMPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCAP
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3G Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Core Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (33.33%) HP