The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / M4 Corridor
Rank - 3 4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 33.33% 16.67%
As % of the General category - 56.25% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £230 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
0 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 59.26% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Median daily rate - £288 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of contract jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor