The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 579 595
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16  
Contract jobs citing ISDN 30 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 16
Median daily rate £325 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £204 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £272 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -9.41% +9.09%  
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6563 7989 7930
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.41% 14.76% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4035 4785 4336
Median daily rate £400 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 338 438
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

ISDN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISDN in the UK

ISDN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISDN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISDN in the UK

ISDN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISDN in the UK

ISDN
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISDN within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +20 30 £325 -4.41% 8
London +23 11 £370 -4.51% 2
Yorkshire +24 6 £320 -24.70% 1
East of England 0 4 £350 +49.25% 4
West Yorkshire +17 3 £272 -36.05% 1
Hampshire +9 3 £218 -35.88%
South East -1 3 £218 -35.88%
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
South West - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £218 -
City of London +12 2 - - 1
Stevenage -1 2 £195 -16.84%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £195 -16.84% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 1 - -
North East -11 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -12 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 2
Newmarket - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £320 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for ISDN.

1 58 (77.33%) Cisco
2 41 (54.67%) WAN
3 39 (52.00%) Firewall
4 37 (49.33%) LAN
5 34 (45.33%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (41.33%) TCP/IP
7 29 (38.67%) ITIL
7 29 (38.67%) Wireless
7 29 (38.67%) Network Security
8 27 (36.00%) Juniper
9 24 (32.00%) VPN
10 23 (30.67%) Network Management
11 22 (29.33%) VoIP
12 20 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (26.67%) Network Design
13 19 (25.33%) MPLS
14 18 (24.00%) Broadband
15 17 (22.67%) F5
16 16 (21.33%) Skype for Business
16 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
16 16 (21.33%) DNS
16 16 (21.33%) DHCP
16 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
17 15 (20.00%) OSPF
18 14 (18.67%) PBX
18 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
18 14 (18.67%) Skype
19 13 (17.33%) Unified Communications
19 13 (17.33%) Ethernet

ISDN
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.33%) Skype for Business
2 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) WAN
2 39 (52.00%) Firewall
3 37 (49.33%) LAN
4 31 (41.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (38.67%) Network Security
5 29 (38.67%) Wireless
6 24 (32.00%) VPN
7 22 (29.33%) VoIP
8 19 (25.33%) MPLS
9 18 (24.00%) Broadband
10 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (21.33%) DHCP
10 16 (21.33%) DNS
11 15 (20.00%) OSPF
12 14 (18.67%) PBX
12 14 (18.67%) Skype
13 13 (17.33%) Ethernet
13 13 (17.33%) Unified Communications
14 11 (14.67%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (13.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Network Support
3 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Audio Visual Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Voice Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Security Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) RFC 2547
3 2 (2.67%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.33%) JTAPI
4 1 (1.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Smartphone
3 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.00%) Handset
5 3 (4.00%) IVR
6 2 (2.67%) e-Health
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 23 (30.67%) Network Management
3 20 (26.67%) Network Design
3 20 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (12.00%) Information Security
5 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.67%) High Availability
8 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (5.33%) E-Discovery
9 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) CCNA
5 9 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.33%) CCNP
7 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CCIE
8 2 (2.67%) GIAC
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.33%) CCDA
9 1 (1.33%) CCSE
9 1 (1.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.33%) CNA
9 1 (1.33%) CNE
9 1 (1.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Firmware
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.33%) EnCase
3 4 (5.33%) Nagios
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.67%) Foglight
4 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.33%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) Juniper
3 17 (22.67%) F5
4 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.33%) Avaya
6 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 7 (9.33%) Infoblox
7 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.67%) Mitel
8 5 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 5 (6.67%) Sonus
9 4 (5.33%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.33%) Red Box
9 4 (5.33%) VMware
10 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (2.67%) NetScout
11 2 (2.67%) Polycom
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