The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 226
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £90 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-64.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SS7
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
808 874 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 12.17% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 584 689
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.75 £45.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.11% +119.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.38 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SS7
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SS7 across the City of London region.

SS7 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London