The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SIGTRAN
UK / England
Rank - 613 576
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 0 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.044% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6258 6798 7137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4088 3970
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 425
Median hourly rate £20.74 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SIGTRAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIGTRAN across the England region.

SIGTRAN Daily Rate Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN across the England region.

SIGTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) SS7
4 2 (28.57%) INAP
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) MGW
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
5 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) GGSN
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) GPRS
5 1 (14.29%) GSM

SIGTRAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) INAP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) MGW
4 2 (28.57%) SS7
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) GGSN
5 1 (14.29%) GPRS
5 1 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) H.323
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Core Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia