The table below looks at the statistics for SCCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
Rank 577 617 614
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCP 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.066% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6690 7524 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.01% 14.51% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4150 4452 4293
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 315 450
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCCP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCP within the UK.

SCCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCCP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

SCCP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCCP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCP within the UK.

SCCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCCP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 9 £600 -
South East +22 4 £400 -
London +20 4 £625 -
Berkshire +23 3 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCCP.

1 12 (66.67%) VoIP
2 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) H.323
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 4 (22.22%) SAML
5 4 (22.22%) TCAP
5 4 (22.22%) Q.931
5 4 (22.22%) QSIG
5 4 (22.22%) Google
5 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
5 4 (22.22%) UMTS
5 4 (22.22%) GSM
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) LDAP
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) M3UA
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) SCTP
6 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) LTE
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) ISDN
6 3 (16.67%) PBX

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) H.323
3 4 (22.22%) GSM
3 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 4 (22.22%) Q.931
3 4 (22.22%) QSIG
3 4 (22.22%) TCAP
3 4 (22.22%) UMTS
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) ISDN
4 3 (16.67%) ISUP
4 3 (16.67%) LTE
4 3 (16.67%) M3UA
4 3 (16.67%) MGCP
4 3 (16.67%) PBX
4 3 (16.67%) SCTP
5 2 (11.11%) INAP
5 2 (11.11%) RTP
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SAML
2 2 (11.11%) RFC 2833
3 1 (5.56%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Case Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) GENBAND
4 2 (11.11%) Nortel
4 2 (11.11%) Sonus
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Genesys
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) NetWitness
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk