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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 561 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing SCCP 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.031% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£285 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7457 6376 7289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.34% 13.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3564 3609
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 428 603
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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
(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
South East -20 5 - -
London - 2 £278 - 1
South West - - - -
SCCP
UK

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 14 (63.64%) LTE
3 13 (59.09%) GSM
3 13 (59.09%) INAP
4 11 (50.00%) TCAP
5 10 (45.45%) ISUP
5 10 (45.45%) 3G
5 10 (45.45%) HTTP
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) 2G
6 9 (40.91%) MGW
6 9 (40.91%) 4G
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) UMTS
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco
8 7 (31.82%) SOAP
8 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
8 7 (31.82%) SMPP
8 7 (31.82%) M3UA
8 7 (31.82%) SCTP
8 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (22.73%) XCAP
9 5 (22.73%) SS7
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Megaco
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) UNIX

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
1 14 (63.64%) LTE
2 13 (59.09%) GSM
2 13 (59.09%) INAP
3 11 (50.00%) TCAP
4 10 (45.45%) ISUP
4 10 (45.45%) 3G
4 10 (45.45%) HTTP
5 9 (40.91%) VoIP
5 9 (40.91%) 2G
5 9 (40.91%) MGW
5 9 (40.91%) 4G
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) UMTS
7 7 (31.82%) SMPP
7 7 (31.82%) M3UA
7 7 (31.82%) SCTP
8 5 (22.73%) XCAP
8 5 (22.73%) SS7
8 5 (22.73%) Megaco
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Telephony Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Solaris
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
1 4 (18.18%) Validation
2 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCIE
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCVP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.64%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Huawei
4 3 (13.64%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Agilent
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) SAP