The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 553 - 552
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCCP 4 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £288 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 - £210
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6628 6559 8525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 15.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3553 3347 4091
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 531 577
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
SCCP
UK

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £288 -
London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) ISUP
2 4 (40.00%) SMS
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) GSM
2 4 (40.00%) MGCP
2 4 (40.00%) H.323
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Parlay
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) UMTS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (30.00%) LTE
3 3 (30.00%) INAP
3 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (20.00%) IVR
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) RIP
4 2 (20.00%) ISDN
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) GSM
1 4 (40.00%) SMS
1 4 (40.00%) MGCP
1 4 (40.00%) ISUP
1 4 (40.00%) H.323
2 3 (30.00%) INAP
2 3 (30.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) Parlay
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (20.00%) RIP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) ISDN
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) RTP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
1 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds