The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
SS7
North West

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
147 120 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.67% 12.37% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 54
Median daily rate £400 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire