Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ISUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISUP over the 6 months to 19 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.

ISDN User Part (ISUP)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 366 382
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing ISUP 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.030% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
South East median daily rate £375 - £250
10th Percentile £363 - £207
90th Percentile £388 - £285
England median daily rate £375 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £55.00

ISUP 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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,608 2,813 3,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.72% 17.13% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,378 1,548 1,857
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 164 205
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.58% -29.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.60 £47.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -27.60% +24.42%

ISUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISUP in the South East

ISUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISUP in the South East

ISUP
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 ISUP within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +9 6 £375 -
Berkshire -2 6 £375 -
ISUP
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISUP 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 South East region with a requirement for ISUP.

1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) SS7
4 2 (33.33%) Megaco
4 2 (33.33%) SCCP
4 2 (33.33%) INAP
4 2 (33.33%) MGW
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISUP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) INAP
3 2 (33.33%) Megaco
3 2 (33.33%) MGW
3 2 (33.33%) SCCP
3 2 (33.33%) SS7
3 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) CS Core Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3G Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Core Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks