Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DPNSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DPNSS over the 6 months to 18 July 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.

Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 890 825 902
Rank change year-on-year -65 +77 -11
Contract jobs citing DPNSS 1 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.12% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
UK median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +21.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £24.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DPNSS 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,721 12,951 16,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.26% 13.63% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,440 7,797 10,264
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £223
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 766 764 789
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.56 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -21.75% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

DPNSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DPNSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DPNSS in the UK

DPNSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DPNSS in the UK

DPNSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DPNSS in the UK

DPNSS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 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
UK excluding London -28 1 - -
England -55 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DPNSS 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 with a requirement for DPNSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

DPNSS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) Q.931
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management