Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SS7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SS7 over the 6 months to 20 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.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 106
Contract jobs citing SS7 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median daily rate - - £360
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £275 £320
% change year-on-year +27.27% -14.06% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

SS7 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 367 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 25.17% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £259 £248 £210
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SS7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SS7 in Reading

SS7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SS7 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SS7 in Reading