Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISDN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISDN over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 799 790
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing ISDN 87 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 41
England median daily rate £385 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £213 £165 £263
90th Percentile £591 £475 £653
UK median daily rate £380 £294 £400
% change year-on-year +29.36% -26.56% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
England median hourly rate £33.80 £26.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +50.72% -28.48%
10th Percentile £31.90 £25.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £35.70 £26.50 £37.24
UK median hourly rate £33.80 £26.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +57.58% -31.59%

ISDN 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 13104 15010 14551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.43% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8037 9134 8529
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 755 945
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.21 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

ISDN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISDN in England

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISDN in England

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISDN in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISDN in England

ISDN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISDN in England

ISDN
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 ISDN within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London -11 39 £425 +20.23% 3
North of England +64 14 £385 -4.35% 1
North West +36 14 £385 -4.35% 1
South West +6 14 £638 +244.59%
South East 0 14 £220 -38.38% 4
East of England -14 6 £260 -9.57%
ISDN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISDN 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 ISDN.

1 58 (66.67%) Cisco
2 43 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (44.83%) WAN
4 36 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 33 (37.93%) Firewall
6 32 (36.78%) TCP/IP
7 31 (35.63%) CCNA
8 30 (34.48%) LAN
9 29 (33.33%) ITIL
10 27 (31.03%) VPN
11 25 (28.74%) Juniper
11 25 (28.74%) VoIP
12 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
13 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
14 20 (22.99%) Broadband
14 20 (22.99%) Telecoms
15 19 (21.84%) Wireless
15 19 (21.84%) MPLS
15 19 (21.84%) Unified Communications
16 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
16 18 (20.69%) Windows
17 17 (19.54%) ADSL
17 17 (19.54%) Video Conferencing
17 17 (19.54%) Network Management
18 16 (18.39%) Network Security
18 16 (18.39%) DNS
18 16 (18.39%) CCNP
18 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
19 15 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
20 14 (16.09%) VLAN

ISDN
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Office 365
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.83%) WAN
2 33 (37.93%) Firewall
3 32 (36.78%) TCP/IP
4 30 (34.48%) LAN
5 27 (31.03%) VPN
6 25 (28.74%) VoIP
7 20 (22.99%) Broadband
8 19 (21.84%) MPLS
8 19 (21.84%) Unified Communications
8 19 (21.84%) Wireless
9 17 (19.54%) ADSL
10 16 (18.39%) DNS
10 16 (18.39%) Network Security
11 14 (16.09%) VLAN
12 13 (14.94%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (14.94%) DHCP
12 13 (14.94%) H.323
13 12 (13.79%) PBX
13 12 (13.79%) PSTN
14 10 (11.49%) Ethernet
General
1 20 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Electronics
3 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Technical Support
7 7 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Support Specialist
7 7 (8.05%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (8.05%) Technical Support Specialist
8 6 (6.90%) Network Support
8 6 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Core Network Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) IVR
5 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.60%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) BYOD
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Handset
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000
3 5 (5.75%) Windows NT
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Network Management
3 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
4 15 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (13.79%) Network Design
6 9 (10.34%) Service Design
7 8 (9.20%) Change Management
8 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.75%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 5 (5.75%) Signal Processing
11 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.60%) Change Control
11 4 (4.60%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 31 (35.63%) CCNA
4 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
5 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 16 (18.39%) CCNP
7 9 (10.34%) CCIE
8 7 (8.05%) JNCIA
9 6 (6.90%) CCVP
10 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (5.75%) Degree
11 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.45%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.45%) MCSE
11 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.30%) PMP
12 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.30%) DameWare
4 2 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 2 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.15%) EnCase
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 58 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (28.74%) Juniper
3 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.64%) Avaya
6 10 (11.49%) VMware
7 6 (6.90%) SAP
7 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.75%) Genesys
8 5 (5.75%) Huawei
8 5 (5.75%) Sybase
9 4 (4.60%) Polycom
10 3 (3.45%) Pegasus
10 3 (3.45%) Sonus
10 3 (3.45%) Symantec
11 2 (2.30%) BT
11 2 (2.30%) Citrix
11 2 (2.30%) F5
11 2 (2.30%) HP
11 2 (2.30%) Riverbed