The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 568 559 563
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing TETRA 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £260 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £255 £230
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.73%
TETRA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TETRA across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TETRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 East +8 4 £413 -
East of England -22 2 £275 +7.84% 1
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
TETRA
UK

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (47.06%) GSM
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) LTE
4 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) HND
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMI
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) RTP
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) DECT
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) C++

TETRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) GSM
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) LTE
3 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.88%) RTP
4 1 (5.88%) DECT
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Design Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) RF Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) RF Design Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior RF Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) CCTV
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Coaching
2 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.88%) ESRI
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