The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 30 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.08% 1.70% 1.42%
As % of the General category 4.23% 5.56% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £335 £115 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+191.30% -57.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -32.08%
Telecoms
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 90 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.54% 30.61% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 5
Median hourly rate £11.32 £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.26% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £49.70 £45.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 - -
Luton +3 1 £335 +191.30% 2
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (30.00%) COBIT
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Apache

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 2G
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
1 1 (10.00%) SNA
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Author
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Installation Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) Trustwave