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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 619 637 626
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCP 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
7621 7915 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.19% 14.25% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4560 4668 4775
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 480 458
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 8 £425 +2.59% 1
South East - 5 £483 - 1
Reading - 2 £483 -
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £483 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
London -7 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VoIP
3 8 (38.10%) H.323
3 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (28.57%) ISUP
4 6 (28.57%) SS7
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (23.81%) PBX
5 5 (23.81%) GSM
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) MGCP
5 5 (23.81%) RTP
6 4 (19.05%) TCAP
6 4 (19.05%) Q.931
6 4 (19.05%) CCIE
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) UMTS
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (14.29%) LTE
7 3 (14.29%) XMPP
7 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) QSIG

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 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VoIP
2 8 (38.10%) H.323
3 6 (28.57%) ISUP
3 6 (28.57%) SS7
4 5 (23.81%) GSM
4 5 (23.81%) MGCP
4 5 (23.81%) PBX
4 5 (23.81%) RTP
5 4 (19.05%) Q.931
5 4 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (19.05%) TCAP
5 4 (19.05%) UMTS
6 3 (14.29%) 2G
6 3 (14.29%) 3G
6 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) INAP
6 3 (14.29%) LTE
6 3 (14.29%) QSIG
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CppUnit
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Designer
1 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
3 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XMPP
2 2 (9.52%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Case Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCIE
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCVP
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) SANS
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) GENBAND
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Nortel
3 2 (9.52%) Sonus
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) NetWitness
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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