The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.045% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £158 £220
% change year-on-year
+46.03% -28.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
SS7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 402 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.51% 17.95% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 228 211
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SS7
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SS7 across the Hampshire region.

SS7 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire