The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank - 118 121
Contract jobs citing SCCP 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.62% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+79.59% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
563 646 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.00% 25.68% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 219 221
Average daily rate £318 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) SS7
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) INAP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) ISUP
3 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) 2G
5 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
5 1 (20.00%) GPRS

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) SS7
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) INAP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) ISUP
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree