The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMPP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.28% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - -
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.67% 20.77% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Average daily rate £275 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SMPP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing SMPP 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 SMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center