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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SCCP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
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
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) SS7
2 5 (83.33%) INAP
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) SGSN
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) ISUP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) 2G
6 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) PMP
6 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) GPRS
6 1 (16.67%) SMS
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) SS7
2 5 (83.33%) INAP
2 5 (83.33%) SGSN
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) ISUP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
5 2 (33.33%) 2G
6 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
6 1 (16.67%) GPRS
6 1 (16.67%) SMS
6 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification