The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 73 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.27% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.35%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 248 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.22% 22.44% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) INAP
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks