The table below looks at the statistics for SCCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 592 584 538
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -46
Contract jobs citing SCCP 21 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.072% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£340 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8077 6960 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.64% 13.20% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3813 3334
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 381 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 21 £340 +23.63% 6
London +22 10 £335 - 5
West Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
Leeds - 6 - -
City of London - 4 £353 - 3
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCCP 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 SCCP.

1 21 (75.00%) SS7
2 19 (67.86%) ISUP
3 17 (60.71%) 3G
4 16 (57.14%) 4G
5 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
5 13 (46.43%) 2G
6 10 (35.71%) INAP
7 9 (32.14%) TCAP
7 9 (32.14%) Firewall
7 9 (32.14%) SGSN
7 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 7 (25.00%) SMS
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) HNC
9 6 (21.43%) H.323
9 6 (21.43%) Remedy
9 6 (21.43%) RTP
9 6 (21.43%) Statistics
9 6 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (21.43%) MGW
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
10 5 (17.86%) Server Building
10 5 (17.86%) WebEx
10 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (17.86%) F5
10 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (17.86%) Lync

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCCP 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 SCCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.86%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (17.86%) Lync
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) SS7
2 19 (67.86%) ISUP
3 17 (60.71%) 3G
4 16 (57.14%) 4G
5 13 (46.43%) 2G
6 10 (35.71%) INAP
7 9 (32.14%) TCAP
7 9 (32.14%) SGSN
7 9 (32.14%) Firewall
8 7 (25.00%) SMS
9 6 (21.43%) RTP
9 6 (21.43%) H.323
9 6 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (21.43%) MGW
10 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications
10 5 (17.86%) WebEx
10 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
10 5 (17.86%) IMAP
10 5 (17.86%) PSTN
General
1 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) MAPI
2 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Statistics
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (17.86%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.86%) Server Building
4 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) HNC
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCVP
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Remedy
3 5 (17.86%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) Polycom
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Huawei
5 3 (10.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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