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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 28 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 1.26% 1.88%
As % of the General category 6.98% 4.40% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £200 £115 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -74.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £565
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 £19.75 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-42.63% -29.03%

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
86 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.73% 28.62% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 103
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £208 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £42.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.34% +207.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 3 - -
Luton +9 1 £335 +191.30% 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) CCTV
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Python

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
Communications & Networking
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%) 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 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Installation Technician
1 2 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
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 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (10.00%) Trustwave