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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
Rank 586 614 593
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Contract jobs citing SCCP 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.054% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £575 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £375 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
+28.66% +27.11%
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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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 11 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 18 January 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 +35 14 £575 - 2
South East - 7 £540 -
London +12 5 £625 - 1
Camberley - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £540 -
Reading - 2 £540 -
North West - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (54.55%) VoIP
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) H.323
4 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) MGCP
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) PBX
6 5 (22.73%) RTP
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (18.18%) Google
7 4 (18.18%) UMTS
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Q.931
7 4 (18.18%) QSIG
7 4 (18.18%) TCAP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (18.18%) SAML
7 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
7 4 (18.18%) GSM
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) LDAP
7 4 (18.18%) CCIE
7 4 (18.18%) CCNP
7 4 (18.18%) CCNA
7 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) VoIP
2 10 (45.45%) H.323
3 6 (27.27%) MGCP
3 6 (27.27%) PBX
4 5 (22.73%) RTP
5 4 (18.18%) GSM
5 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
5 4 (18.18%) LDAP
5 4 (18.18%) Q.931
5 4 (18.18%) QSIG
5 4 (18.18%) TCAP
5 4 (18.18%) UMTS
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) ISDN
6 3 (13.64%) ISUP
6 3 (13.64%) LTE
6 3 (13.64%) M3UA
6 3 (13.64%) SCTP
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SAML
2 3 (13.64%) XMPP
3 2 (9.09%) RFC 2833
4 1 (4.55%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Case Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCIE
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCVP
2 3 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) GENBAND
4 2 (9.09%) Nortel
4 2 (9.09%) Sonus
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.55%) Genesys
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Intel
5 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk