The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for INAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
England / South East
Rank 245 263 264
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1  
Contract jobs citing INAP 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.022% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.098% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £158
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £109
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1465 2039 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 22.11% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1128 994
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 103 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

INAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for INAP in the South East

INAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for INAP in the South East

INAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +34 7 £425 - 1
INAP
England

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for INAP.

1 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) LDAP
4 5 (50.00%) 3G
4 5 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (50.00%) 4G
5 4 (40.00%) SPML
5 4 (40.00%) Nokia
6 3 (30.00%) Data Management
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) ISUP
6 3 (30.00%) VoLTE
7 2 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (20.00%) MVNO
7 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (20.00%) LTE
7 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (20.00%) SS7
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Linux

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (30.00%) ISUP
3 3 (30.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
4 2 (20.00%) LTE
4 2 (20.00%) MVNO
4 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) SS7
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Q.931
5 1 (10.00%) SCCP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Professional Services Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Professional Services Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Professional Services Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Service Control Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VAS Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) SPML
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel
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