The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.92% - -
As % of the General category 15.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £24.59
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -24.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.15% 24.14% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Median daily rate £363 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.22% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £438 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.32 - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedford region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedford region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SNA
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Installation Technician
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Riverbed