The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 381 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCAP 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TCAP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

TCAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TCAP Daily Rate Trend in London

TCAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCAP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

TCAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

TCAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
City of London - 3 £375 - 1
TCAP
England

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SS7
2 7 (77.78%) INAP
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (66.67%) 2G
3 6 (66.67%) 3G
4 5 (55.56%) ISUP
4 5 (55.56%) SCCP
4 5 (55.56%) PSTN
4 5 (55.56%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Q.931
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Huawei
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TCAP 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 TCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SS7
2 7 (77.78%) INAP
2 7 (77.78%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (66.67%) 3G
3 6 (66.67%) 2G
4 5 (55.56%) ISUP
4 5 (55.56%) SCCP
4 5 (55.56%) PSTN
4 5 (55.56%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (22.22%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Use Case
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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