The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -37.50%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 381 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.73% 12.43% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 191 141
Average daily rate £324 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 38
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SS7 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West