Period
to 19 October 2017

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

Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 853 826
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27 -1
Contract jobs citing SCCP 14 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.085% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 19
England median daily rate £475 £343 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.69% -0.72% +21.05%
10th Percentile £463 £213 £270
90th Percentile £488 £431 £456
UK median daily rate £475 £343 £345
% change year-on-year +38.69% -0.72% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 -

SCCP 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12708 15375 14782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.90% 15.61% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 9450 8572
England median daily rate £405 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year - +6.52% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 750 971
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +15.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.13 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.31% +20.00% -

SCCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCCP in England

SCCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCP in England

SCCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCP in England

SCCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
South East +16 7 £475 +35.71% 3
South West - 6 £475 -
London +12 2 - -
SCCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 England region with a requirement for SCCP.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
4 6 (42.86%) IPsec
4 6 (42.86%) GIAC
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) ISSAP
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) PKI
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) M3UA
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
7 3 (21.43%) MGCP
7 3 (21.43%) H.323

SCCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) IPsec
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) H.323
5 3 (21.43%) M3UA
5 3 (21.43%) MGCP
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) SCTP
6 2 (14.29%) TCAP
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) GIAC
3 6 (42.86%) ISSAP
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint