Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SCTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCTP over the 6 months to 22 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.

Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 895 902
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -40
Contract jobs citing SCTP 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.024% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median daily rate - £412 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £412 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SCTP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14146 16349 15656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.51% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9874 9060
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 1012
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

SCTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCTP in the UK

SCTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCTP in the UK

SCTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCTP in the UK

SCTP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCTP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +34 7 - -
England +18 7 - -
South East +14 7 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCTP.

1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) CESG
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) MVNO
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) Motorola
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) PMO
3 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (28.57%) M3UA

SCTP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) MVNO
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) M3UA
3 2 (28.57%) SCCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCAP
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Engineering Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) IP Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) IP Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) CESG
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Brocade
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 3 (42.86%) Motorola
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco