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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -30.00%
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
141 118 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.57% 15.03% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 46
Average daily rate £388 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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