Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SIGTRAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIGTRAN over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

SIGTRAN
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 161 169
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.03% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £365 £273 £318
90th Percentile £475 £418 £383
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

SIGTRAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 749 975 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.50% 22.90% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 483 540
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
10th Percentile £248 £251 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.45 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

SIGTRAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SIGTRAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SIGTRAN in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIGTRAN in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 £350 -
SIGTRAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) SS7
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) Post-Production
5 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL

SIGTRAN
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SS7
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
3 2 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (22.22%) INAP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (11.11%) M3UA
4 1 (11.11%) SCCP
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Java Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Post-Production
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia