The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £390 £344
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +13.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
SIGTRAN
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 198 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.04% 20.31% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 102 89
Median daily rate £423 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SIGTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SIGTRAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SIGTRAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) INAP
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) MGW
1 6 (100.00%) SPML
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Back Office
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) HNC
2 4 (66.67%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (100.00%) INAP
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) MGW
General
1 6 (100.00%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) SPML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) HNC
1 4 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia