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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 567 558 563
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCP 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.061% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7414 6538 8249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.59% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3628 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
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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
South East -5 5 £350 +7.69% 1
London - 2 £305 - 1
South West -32 1 £263 -12.50%
West Midlands - - - -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) ISUP
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) INAP
2 8 (57.14%) GSM
2 8 (57.14%) LTE
3 7 (50.00%) UMTS
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) GPRS
5 5 (35.71%) 3G
5 5 (35.71%) SS7
5 5 (35.71%) TCAP
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) SMS
7 3 (21.43%) 3GPP
7 3 (21.43%) ATM
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) 2G
7 3 (21.43%) 4G
7 3 (21.43%) GGSN
7 3 (21.43%) SGSN
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) MGW

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) ISUP
2 8 (57.14%) INAP
2 8 (57.14%) GSM
2 8 (57.14%) LTE
3 7 (50.00%) UMTS
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) 3G
5 5 (35.71%) GPRS
5 5 (35.71%) SS7
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) TCAP
5 5 (35.71%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) ATM
7 3 (21.43%) SMS
7 3 (21.43%) 3GPP
7 3 (21.43%) GGSN
7 3 (21.43%) SGSN
7 3 (21.43%) 2G
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
1 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Agilent
4 1 (7.14%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
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