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 22 December 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
22 Dec 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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
210 217 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.94% 13.49% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 78
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -51.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £160.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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