The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SCCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 125 128
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3  
Contract jobs citing SCCP 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.041% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.16% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 -
% change year-on-year +10.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SCCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 366 623 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.76% 25.42% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 292 338
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

SCCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SCCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCP in Berkshire

SCCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCP in Berkshire

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SCCP.

1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) H.323
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) QSIG
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Wideband
4 1 (20.00%) JTAPI
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) IVR
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (20.00%) GENBAND
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Genesys
4 1 (20.00%) CTI

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) H.323
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) QSIG
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) CTI
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) INAP
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) ISUP
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) Q.931
4 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Wideband
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle