The table below looks at the statistics for DECT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 575 557 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing DECT 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

DECT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DECT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DECT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DECT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DECT within the UK.

DECT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DECT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DECT within the UK.

DECT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DECT
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -

DECT
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DECT 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 DECT.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) TETRA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) TTCN
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DECT 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 DECT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (20.00%) TETRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft