The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 585 556 539
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£296 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £355 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications Engineer
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 2 £400 +6.66% 1
North West - 1 £250 - 1
South West - 1 £343 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - -
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (35.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) CCVP
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) PBX
6 4 (20.00%) Lync
7 3 (15.00%) Clustering
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Acme Packet
7 3 (15.00%) PABX
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 7 (35.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (20.00%) PBX
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) PABX
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) XMPP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Telematics
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCVP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Avaya
3 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (15.00%) Acme Packet
4 2 (10.00%) Speakerbus
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) HP
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