Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 January 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 835 832
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -42
Contract jobs citing INAP 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.059% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
England median daily rate £325 £228 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -62.08% +71.43%
10th Percentile £305 £205 £578
90th Percentile £345 £268 £623
UK median daily rate £325 £228 £600
% change year-on-year +42.86% -62.08% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,613 13,658 13,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.66% 15.13% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,837 8,338 8,156
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £218 £213
90th Percentile £590 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 679 861
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.18 £48.01 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for INAP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for INAP in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
South East -32 3 £325 +42.86%
INAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing INAP 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 England region with a requirement for INAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SS7
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Intelligent Network

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (100.00%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia