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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 559 550 520
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing SCCP 20 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.048% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
London +1 10 £335 - 5
Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (74.07%) SS7
2 18 (66.67%) ISUP
3 16 (59.26%) 3G
4 15 (55.56%) 4G
5 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
6 12 (44.44%) 2G
7 10 (37.04%) INAP
8 9 (33.33%) TCAP
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
8 9 (33.33%) SGSN
9 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) SMS
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 6 (22.22%) H.323
11 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (18.52%) WebEx
12 5 (18.52%) Lync
12 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
12 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (18.52%) MGW
12 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (18.52%) F5
12 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (18.52%) Remedy
12 5 (18.52%) RTP
12 5 (18.52%) HNC
12 5 (18.52%) Windows

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.52%) Lync
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) SS7
2 18 (66.67%) ISUP
3 16 (59.26%) 3G
4 15 (55.56%) 4G
5 12 (44.44%) 2G
6 10 (37.04%) INAP
7 9 (33.33%) TCAP
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) SGSN
8 6 (22.22%) SMS
8 6 (22.22%) H.323
8 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (18.52%) WebEx
9 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
9 5 (18.52%) MGW
9 5 (18.52%) RTP
9 5 (18.52%) GPRS
9 5 (18.52%) PSTN
9 5 (18.52%) BIG-IP
9 5 (18.52%) IMAP
General
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) CS Core Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) MAPI
2 1 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (18.52%) iPhone
1 5 (18.52%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (18.52%) HNC
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCVP
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) F5
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Polycom
3 4 (14.81%) Huawei
4 3 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago