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 3 months to 28 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.

Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 555 575
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20  
Contract jobs citing ISDN 32 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 16
Median daily rate £323 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £224 £300 £273
% change year-on-year -25.50% +10.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £27.94 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.69 -

ISDN 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 6035 7275 7369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.51% 14.73% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 4421 4072
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 307 412
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

ISDN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 11 £370 -4.51% 3
Yorkshire +22 6 £320 -24.70% 2
East of England -2 5 £350 +49.25% 4
South East -8 3 £218 -31.87% 1
South West - 3 - - 1
North East -14 1 - -
ISDN
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 43 (55.13%) WAN
3 40 (51.28%) Firewall
4 39 (50.00%) LAN
5 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 32 (41.03%) ITIL
8 30 (38.46%) Network Security
9 29 (37.18%) Wireless
10 27 (34.62%) Juniper
11 24 (30.77%) VPN
11 24 (30.77%) Network Management
12 23 (29.49%) VoIP
13 21 (26.92%) MPLS
13 21 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (25.64%) Network Design
15 18 (23.08%) Skype for Business
15 18 (23.08%) F5
15 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.08%) DNS
15 18 (23.08%) DHCP
15 18 (23.08%) Broadband
16 17 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
17 16 (20.51%) Skype
18 15 (19.23%) Unified Communications
18 15 (19.23%) OSPF
19 14 (17.95%) PBX
19 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
19 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared

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 18 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (55.13%) WAN
2 40 (51.28%) Firewall
3 39 (50.00%) LAN
4 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 30 (38.46%) Network Security
6 29 (37.18%) Wireless
7 24 (30.77%) VPN
8 23 (29.49%) VoIP
9 21 (26.92%) MPLS
10 18 (23.08%) Broadband
10 18 (23.08%) DHCP
10 18 (23.08%) DNS
11 17 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (20.51%) Skype
13 15 (19.23%) OSPF
13 15 (19.23%) Unified Communications
14 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
14 14 (17.95%) PBX
15 11 (14.10%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (14.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Network Support
3 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Audio Visual Technician
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Lync Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Voice Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Security Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) RFC 2547
3 2 (2.56%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.28%) JTAPI
4 1 (1.28%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Smartphone
3 8 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.85%) Handset
5 3 (3.85%) IVR
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.56%) e-Health
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Equities
7 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Unix
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) ITIL
2 24 (30.77%) Network Management
3 21 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (25.64%) Network Design
5 11 (14.10%) Information Security
6 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 9 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.69%) Service Management
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) High Availability
8 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (5.13%) E-Discovery
9 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) C
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) CCNA
5 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 8 (10.26%) CCNP
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.85%) Degree
9 2 (2.56%) CCDA
9 2 (2.56%) CCIE
9 2 (2.56%) CNA
9 2 (2.56%) CNE
9 2 (2.56%) GIAC
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.56%) MCSA
9 2 (2.56%) MCSE
9 2 (2.56%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Firmware
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.13%) EnCase
3 4 (5.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.56%) Foglight
4 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.28%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Juniper
3 18 (23.08%) F5
3 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.97%) Avaya
5 7 (8.97%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Infoblox
6 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.69%) Sonus
7 5 (6.41%) Mitel
7 5 (6.41%) Riverbed
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 4 (5.13%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.13%) Red Box
9 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.85%) Cyberoam
9 3 (3.85%) Polycom
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.85%) Ruckus Wireless
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