Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 371 371
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 -34
Contract jobs citing SIGTRAN 19 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.53% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
South East median daily rate £450 £275 £154
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% +78.86% -27.65%
10th Percentile £413 £265 £150
90th Percentile £663 £358 £345
England median daily rate £463 £275 £175
% change year-on-year +68.18% +57.14% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 -
England median hourly rate - £41.25 -

SIGTRAN 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2758 3771 3865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.17% 20.24% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 2127 1945
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £221 £213
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 220 222
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.83
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.10 £45.95
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.63%

SIGTRAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIGTRAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIGTRAN in the South East

SIGTRAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIGTRAN in the South East

SIGTRAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIGTRAN in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIGTRAN in the South East

SIGTRAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SIGTRAN in the South East

SIGTRAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Berkshire +27 16 £450 +63.64%
Thames Valley -1 16 £450 +63.64%
Hampshire - 2 £575 -
SIGTRAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 18 (94.74%) Diameter Protocol
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
3 13 (68.42%) 3G
4 12 (63.16%) Nokia
5 11 (57.89%) Degree
5 11 (57.89%) 4G
6 10 (52.63%) LDAP
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) Unix
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) INAP
7 7 (36.84%) SPML
8 6 (31.58%) LTE
8 6 (31.58%) Product Management
8 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (31.58%) Spring
8 6 (31.58%) Requirements Management
8 6 (31.58%) Migration
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
8 6 (31.58%) Post-Production
8 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 6 (31.58%) Billing
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Apache
8 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) SQL

SIGTRAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (68.42%) 3G
3 11 (57.89%) 4G
4 10 (52.63%) LDAP
5 7 (36.84%) INAP
6 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
6 6 (31.58%) LTE
7 5 (26.32%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (21.05%) VoLTE
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
10 1 (5.26%) 2G
10 1 (5.26%) M3UA
10 1 (5.26%) MPLS
10 1 (5.26%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Design Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Java Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Databuild Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) SOAP
1 7 (36.84%) SPML
2 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
1 6 (31.58%) Post-Production
1 6 (31.58%) Product Management
1 6 (31.58%) Requirements Management
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
2 4 (21.05%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Nokia
2 2 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (10.53%) Samsung
2 2 (10.53%) Siemens
3 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy