The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ISUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISUP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISDN User Part (ISUP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 125 129
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4  
Contract jobs citing ISUP 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.041% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.16% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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 - - -

ISUP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 621 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 25.23% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 290 342
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

ISUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ISUP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ISUP in Berkshire

ISUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISUP in Berkshire

ISUP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISUP.

1 2 (100.00%) INAP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Q.931
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service

ISUP
Top Related 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 2 (100.00%) INAP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Q.931
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Control Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VAS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) GENBAND
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel