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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 584 501 572
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +71
Contract jobs citing TETRA 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.090% 0.031% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £215 £220 £189
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £220 £189
% change year-on-year
- +16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.50
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West -20 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 5
London - 2 £215 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
TETRA
UK

TETRA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (54.55%) GSM
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) CCTV
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 2 (18.18%) UMTS
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) HND
4 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
4 1 (9.09%) GIS
4 1 (9.09%) ESRI

TETRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (54.55%) GSM
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 2 (18.18%) UMTS
3 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) RF Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) RF Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CCTV
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
1 1 (9.09%) ESRI
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