The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Communications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Engineer
Rank 439 437 440
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £465 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - -
Communications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Communications Engineer in the job title.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Communications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Communications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Communications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Communications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Communications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) French Language
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) French Language
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Tandberg