The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
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 £163 £230 £403
% change year-on-year
-29.34% -42.85%
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 Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
158 90 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.03% 13.98% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 45 21
Average daily rate £325 £323 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £168 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £27.25 £12.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.08% -18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SS7 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham