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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 36 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 1.17% 2.03%
As % of the General category 0.95% 2.50% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
105 160 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.81% 46.92% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 118 89
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £204 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £51.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.45% +294.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £44.26 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £51.30 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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
Luton -2 1 - - 5
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) E-business

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix