The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 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 Cheshire - - -
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 £240 £190 -
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -
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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
155 141 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.17% 15.26% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 70
Average daily rate £343 £410 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -22.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £31.56 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire