The table below looks at the statistics for the Telecoms Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 406 401 418
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.023% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£330 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £333 £175
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.07 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.88 £15.30
% change year-on-year
- +42.97%
Telecoms 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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Telecoms Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Telecoms Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Telecoms Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Telecoms Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Telecoms Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Telecoms Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Telecoms Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Telecoms Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Telecoms Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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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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
City of London -14 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Telecoms Engineer
England

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
4 7 (36.84%) QA
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) Avaya
5 6 (31.58%) MPLS
5 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
5 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
5 6 (31.58%) MGCP
5 6 (31.58%) Megaco
5 6 (31.58%) ISUP
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
6 5 (26.32%) IVR
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 3 (15.79%) FTP
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Dell

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) VoIP
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) OSPF
2 6 (31.58%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
2 6 (31.58%) MGCP
2 6 (31.58%) Megaco
2 6 (31.58%) ISUP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) WSDL
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetCrunch
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Nortel
4 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens