The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 101 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +188.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £253
% change year-on-year
- +48.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SIGTRAN
South East

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
504 536 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.39% 21.07% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 290 274
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIGTRAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SIGTRAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN across the Berkshire region.

SIGTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +11 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £425 - 1
SIGTRAN
South East

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 8 (80.00%) 3G
1 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SS7
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) INAP
5 3 (30.00%) OpenView
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) MGW
6 2 (20.00%) 2G
6 2 (20.00%) GSM
6 2 (20.00%) UMTS
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Nokia
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) ISUP
7 1 (10.00%) SCCP
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) GPRS
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) GGSN
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) 3G
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
1 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) INAP
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 3 (30.00%) MGW
3 3 (30.00%) SS7
4 2 (20.00%) 2G
4 2 (20.00%) GSM
4 2 (20.00%) UMTS
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) GGSN
5 1 (10.00%) GPRS
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) ISUP
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia