The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 -
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-71.73% -
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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1895 1717 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.63% 91.18% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 967 708
Average daily rate £375 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 101 137
Average hourly rate £16.33 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.42% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.48 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.40 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Communications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Communications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Communications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Communications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Communications Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) XMPP
2 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Communications Security
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) Lync

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Communications Security
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk