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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £213 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -29.16%
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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.99% 15.61% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 49
Average daily rate £400 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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