The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Communications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Engineer
UK / England
Rank 568 - 574
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% - 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% - 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £266 - £393
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 - £393
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Communications Engineer in the job title.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Communications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Communications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Communications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London - 3 £363 -
South East - 2 £170 -
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Communications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) TPMS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) XMPP
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Military
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) C

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Telepresence
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) Tandberg