The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 118 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SS7 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.044% - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £228 £430
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -47.09%
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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
398 405 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 20.23% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 205 190
Average daily rate £388 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.72 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SS7 across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SS7
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing SS7 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 SS7.

1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing SS7 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 SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning