The first table below looks at the demand for SCCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 120 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SCCP 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
640 644 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.43% 26.83% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 217 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SCCP
South East

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SCCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCCP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCP across the Berkshire region.

SCCP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCP.

1 4 (100.00%) INAP
2 3 (75.00%) ISUP
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Billing
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) SMPP
4 1 (25.00%) Parlay
4 1 (25.00%) TCAP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) LTE

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) INAP
2 3 (75.00%) ISUP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SMPP
4 1 (25.00%) Parlay
4 1 (25.00%) TCAP
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) SCTP
4 1 (25.00%) M3UA
4 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP