Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 September 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.

Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 186 238
Rank change year-on-year -24 +52 -2
Contract jobs citing ISDN 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.22% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.51% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
North West median daily rate £395 £390 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -3.11% -36.61%
10th Percentile £237 £183 £401
90th Percentile £467 £475 £404
England median daily rate £363 £389 £300
% change year-on-year -6.75% +29.58% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £24.86 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.64% -4.38% +44.44%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 844 859 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.18% 14.82% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 503 647
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £233
90th Percentile £563 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 64 56
North West median hourly rate £18.06 £14.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% -7.34% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £43.03 £51.71 £41.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%

ISDN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ISDN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ISDN in the North West

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISDN in the North West

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISDN in the North West over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISDN in the North West

ISDN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISDN in the North West

ISDN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Manchester -17 7 £300 +4.35% 1
Merseyside - 2 £455 -
ISDN
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISDN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISDN.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) PBX
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (40.00%) Informatics
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery

ISDN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) PBX
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (20.00%) IPsec
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PABX Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) BYOD
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Informatics
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) HP APS
3 1 (10.00%) MOS
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom