Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 806 810
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing ISDN 95 80 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.076% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 48
UK median daily rate £375 £313 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.08% +25.12%
10th Percentile £214 £160 £263
90th Percentile £578 £473 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £400
% change year-on-year +8.70% -28.13% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £33.80 £26.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +57.58% -31.59%
10th Percentile £31.90 £25.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £35.70 £26.50 £34.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 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 14034 16407 15981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.75% 15.53% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8536 9905 9237
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 843 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.97 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

ISDN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 11 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +60 90 £378 +7.55% 8
UK excluding London +40 53 £313 +8.70% 5
London +4 42 £388 +9.62% 3
North of England +76 14 £385 -4.35% 2
North West +40 14 £385 -4.35% 2
South West +25 14 £638 +244.59%
South East +13 14 £220 -39.23% 2
East of England -27 6 £260 -9.57%
Scotland -4 3 - -
Wales - 1 £225 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 63 (66.32%) Cisco
2 46 (48.42%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (41.05%) WAN
4 36 (37.89%) TCP/IP
4 36 (37.89%) Security Cleared
5 34 (35.79%) CCNA
5 34 (35.79%) VoIP
6 33 (34.74%) Firewall
7 30 (31.58%) LAN
8 29 (30.53%) ITIL
9 27 (28.42%) VPN
10 25 (26.32%) Juniper
11 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
11 22 (23.16%) Telecoms
12 21 (22.11%) Windows
12 21 (22.11%) Broadband
12 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
13 20 (21.05%) Wireless
14 19 (20.00%) MPLS
14 19 (20.00%) Unified Communications
15 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
15 18 (18.95%) VLAN
15 18 (18.95%) Ethernet
16 17 (17.89%) ADSL
16 17 (17.89%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (17.89%) Network Management
17 16 (16.84%) Network Security
17 16 (16.84%) DNS
17 16 (16.84%) CCNP
18 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery

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 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) WAN
2 36 (37.89%) TCP/IP
3 34 (35.79%) VoIP
4 33 (34.74%) Firewall
5 30 (31.58%) LAN
6 27 (28.42%) VPN
7 21 (22.11%) Broadband
8 20 (21.05%) Wireless
9 19 (20.00%) MPLS
9 19 (20.00%) Unified Communications
10 18 (18.95%) Ethernet
10 18 (18.95%) VLAN
11 17 (17.89%) ADSL
12 16 (16.84%) DNS
12 16 (16.84%) Network Security
13 13 (13.68%) DHCP
14 12 (12.63%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (12.63%) H.323
14 12 (12.63%) PBX
14 12 (12.63%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (23.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Electronics
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Voice Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Support Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Support Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) Network Support
8 6 (6.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) WAN Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) IVR
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
6 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) PMI
6 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) BYOD
7 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.05%) Handset
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) Unix
4 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 5 (5.26%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 17 (17.89%) Network Management
3 15 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.63%) Network Design
5 9 (9.47%) Service Design
6 8 (8.42%) Change Management
6 8 (8.42%) Migration
7 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.21%) Change Control
9 4 (4.21%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (4.21%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.21%) Signal Processing
10 3 (3.16%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (48.42%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (37.89%) Security Cleared
3 34 (35.79%) CCNA
4 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
5 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
6 16 (16.84%) CCNP
7 8 (8.42%) CCIE
8 7 (7.37%) JNCIA
9 5 (5.26%) CCVP
10 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (4.21%) Degree
11 3 (3.16%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.16%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.16%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.16%) MCSE
11 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.11%) PMP
12 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
2 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.11%) DameWare
4 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.05%) EnCase
5 1 (1.05%) Nagios
5 1 (1.05%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (66.32%) Cisco
2 25 (26.32%) Juniper
3 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.63%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.58%) Avaya
6 10 (10.53%) VMware
7 6 (6.32%) SAP
7 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.26%) Genesys
8 5 (5.26%) Huawei
8 5 (5.26%) Sybase
9 4 (4.21%) Polycom
10 3 (3.16%) Pegasus
10 3 (3.16%) Sonus
10 3 (3.16%) Symantec
11 2 (2.11%) BT
11 2 (2.11%) Citrix
11 2 (2.11%) F5
11 2 (2.11%) HP
11 2 (2.11%) Riverbed