The table below looks at the statistics for SCCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 631 591 589
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCP 6 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.043% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.077% 0.29% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £394 £340 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% +18.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £294
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +36.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SCCP
UK

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
7783 7710 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.20% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4258 3619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 426 377
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SCCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 4 £425 +26.86%
East Midlands - 2 £363 -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SCCP.

1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) ISDN
2 5 (45.45%) ISUP
2 5 (45.45%) MGCP
2 5 (45.45%) SS7
3 4 (36.36%) TCAP
3 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 4 (36.36%) XMPP
3 4 (36.36%) Huawei
3 4 (36.36%) GGSN
3 4 (36.36%) SGSN
3 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (27.27%) WebEx
4 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) PSTN
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Handset
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) H.323
5 2 (18.18%) Windows

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) ISDN
1 5 (45.45%) ISUP
1 5 (45.45%) MGCP
1 5 (45.45%) SS7
2 4 (36.36%) GGSN
2 4 (36.36%) GPRS
2 4 (36.36%) GSM
2 4 (36.36%) SGSN
2 4 (36.36%) TCAP
2 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) PSTN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) WebEx
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) H.323
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XMPP
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) MAPI
2 1 (9.09%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Polycom