Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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.

Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 851 825
Rank change year-on-year +58 -26 -30
Contract jobs citing INAP 17 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
England median daily rate £425 £419 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +41.35% +12.86%
10th Percentile £405 £409 £147
90th Percentile £450 £430 £393
UK median daily rate £425 £419 £296
% change year-on-year +1.49% +41.35% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 -

INAP 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12203 15744 15061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.95% 15.51% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 9709 8549
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 691 854
England median hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.95% +10.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

INAP
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

INAP
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 23 July 2017. 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 +37 17 £425 -
INAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) Diameter Protocol
2 15 (88.24%) SOAP
3 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) Network Design
4 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) LDAP
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) SNMP
4 8 (47.06%) Middleware
4 8 (47.06%) SS7
4 8 (47.06%) MVNO
4 8 (47.06%) Intelligent Network
4 8 (47.06%) REST
4 8 (47.06%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (41.18%) 4G
5 7 (41.18%) 3G
5 7 (41.18%) Ericsson
5 7 (41.18%) Nokia
5 7 (41.18%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (41.18%) SPML
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) Huawei
6 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
7 4 (23.53%) LTE

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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 16 (94.12%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 8 (47.06%) Intelligent Network
2 8 (47.06%) LDAP
2 8 (47.06%) MVNO
2 8 (47.06%) SNMP
2 8 (47.06%) SS7
3 7 (41.18%) 3G
3 7 (41.18%) 4G
3 7 (41.18%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
5 4 (23.53%) LTE
5 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.76%) ISUP
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) Q.931
7 1 (5.88%) SCCP
7 1 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Ericsson Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) BSS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Professional Services Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Professional Services Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Professional Services Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Control Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VAS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 8 (47.06%) REST
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) SPML
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Customer Requirements
1 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
1 8 (47.06%) Network Design
1 8 (47.06%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) Perl
1 8 (47.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Ericsson
1 7 (41.18%) Nokia
2 5 (29.41%) Huawei
3 2 (11.76%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (5.88%) GENBAND
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel