The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £213 £430
% change year-on-year
-27.64% -50.58%
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 166 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.99% 10.55% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 52 84
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.42 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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