The table below looks at the statistics for SCCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 575 561 532
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Contract jobs citing SCCP 23 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
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£335 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SCCP
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7417 6564 6304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.57% 13.46% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4254 3587 3294
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 358 496
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SCCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCP across the England region.

SCCP Daily Rate Trend in England

SCCP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

SCCP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCP across the England region.

SCCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 15 £330 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCP.

1 26 (78.79%) SS7
2 21 (63.64%) 3G
2 21 (63.64%) ISUP
3 18 (54.55%) 4G
4 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (51.52%) 2G
5 12 (36.36%) TCAP
6 11 (33.33%) INAP
7 10 (30.30%) SGSN
7 10 (30.30%) Network Architecture
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) PSTN
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (18.18%) MGW
11 6 (18.18%) Remedy
11 6 (18.18%) RTP
11 6 (18.18%) Statistics
11 6 (18.18%) Degree
11 6 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (18.18%) SMS
11 6 (18.18%) GPRS
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) HNC
11 6 (18.18%) H.323
12 5 (15.15%) Adobe
12 5 (15.15%) UMTS
12 5 (15.15%) MAPI

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (15.15%) Lync
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) SS7
2 21 (63.64%) 3G
2 21 (63.64%) ISUP
3 18 (54.55%) 4G
4 17 (51.52%) 2G
5 12 (36.36%) TCAP
6 11 (33.33%) INAP
7 10 (30.30%) SGSN
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) Diameter Protocol
9 7 (21.21%) PSTN
10 6 (18.18%) SMS
10 6 (18.18%) GPRS
10 6 (18.18%) H.323
10 6 (18.18%) RTP
10 6 (18.18%) MGW
10 6 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
11 5 (15.15%) GGSN
11 5 (15.15%) BIG-IP
11 5 (15.15%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JMeter
1 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 5 (15.15%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) CS Core Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) MAPI
2 3 (9.09%) STL
2 3 (9.09%) POSIX
2 3 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Statistics
2 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (15.15%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) Server Building
4 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Use Case
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) HNC
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCVP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 5 (15.15%) Huawei
4 5 (15.15%) Polycom
4 5 (15.15%) Adobe
4 5 (15.15%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (9.09%) Tieto
6 3 (9.09%) Dialogic
7 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
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