The table below looks at the statistics for SCTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCTP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
Rank 623 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing SCTP 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.037% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SCTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SCTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

SCTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCTP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SCTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCTP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCTP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire -3 2 - -
England -13 2 - -
South East -18 2 - -

SCTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCTP 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 SCTP.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting

SCTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCTP 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 SCTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia