The first table below looks at the demand for TETRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TETRA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 545 545 562
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing TETRA 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.063% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £140 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £140 £230
% change year-on-year
+141.07% -39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £24.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.88% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £18.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £29.65 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+62.88% -13.39%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6901 6383 8288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3411 3764
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 422 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TETRA
UK

TETRA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TETRA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TETRA Jobs Demand Trend in England

TETRA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TETRA Daily Rate Trend in England

TETRA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TETRA Hourly Rate Trend in England

TETRA
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 TETRA within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 5 £340 - 1
South East -5 2 £295 - 1
London - 1 - -
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
TETRA
UK

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing TETRA also 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 that cited TETRA.

1 9 (64.29%) GSM
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) CCTV
3 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
4 1 (7.14%) RTP
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) GIS

TETRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing TETRA also 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 that cited TETRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) GSM
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) RTP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) RF Design Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Radio Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CCTV
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
1 1 (7.14%) ESRI
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