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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 77 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% - 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% - 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £158 £213
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
290 194 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 19.54% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 72 94
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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