The first table below looks at the demand for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £300 £406
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 191 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.94% 14.56% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 90 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £258 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.17 £27.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.72 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
SS7
England

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands