The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Telecoms Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications Engineer
UK
Rank 551 565 560
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 31 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 21
Median daily rate £286 £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.13% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £83 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £330 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £220 £293
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -24.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £20.97 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.65% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.97 £12.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.79% -50.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Telecoms Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

Telecoms Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Telecoms Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Telecoms Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Telecoms Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 23 £286 +33.13% 8
London +2 6 £350 +79.48% 2
South East 0 6 £210 -19.23% 3
Yorkshire +19 4 £425 +83.78%
North West +30 3 £225 -
Surrey +12 3 - - 1
Camberley - 3 - - 1
Newport - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +27 2 £250 -34.21%
Berkshire +5 2 £310 - 1
West Midlands 0 2 - - 2
Solihull -5 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
East of England -3 1 £160 +6.66%
Chiswick - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £110 -
Suffolk - 1 £160 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £288 -
Leeds - 1 £250 -
Gatwick - 1 £110 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Telecoms 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 featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) VoIP
4 9 (14.06%) Degree
4 9 (14.06%) GSM
5 8 (12.50%) Huawei
6 7 (10.94%) LTE
6 7 (10.94%) UMTS
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) WAN
7 6 (9.38%) PBX
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) Ericsson
7 6 (9.38%) Nokia
7 6 (9.38%) Mitel
8 5 (7.81%) DWDM
8 5 (7.81%) Nortel
8 5 (7.81%) C
8 5 (7.81%) Linux
8 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
8 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.25%) MS Office
9 4 (6.25%) HNC
9 4 (6.25%) HND
9 4 (6.25%) Windows
9 4 (6.25%) Juniper
10 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.69%) Marketing

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) VoIP
2 9 (14.06%) GSM
3 7 (10.94%) LTE
3 7 (10.94%) UMTS
4 6 (9.38%) PBX
4 6 (9.38%) WAN
5 5 (7.81%) DWDM
6 3 (4.69%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) M3UA
6 3 (4.69%) SCCP
6 3 (4.69%) SCTP
6 3 (4.69%) SDH
6 3 (4.69%) TCAP
7 2 (3.13%) GPON
7 2 (3.13%) PABX
7 2 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (3.13%) Skype
7 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) GIS
General
1 64 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.56%) EPoS
2 1 (1.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.13%) Windows NT
3 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) ITIL
2 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (4.69%) Business Development
3 3 (4.69%) Presales
4 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.13%) Network Design
4 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.56%) CRM
5 1 (1.56%) DevOps
5 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.56%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (1.56%) PDM
5 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) HNC
2 4 (6.25%) HND
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CFCE
4 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.13%) SCSM
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco
2 8 (12.50%) Huawei
3 6 (9.38%) Ericsson
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Mitel
3 6 (9.38%) Nokia
4 5 (7.81%) Nortel
5 4 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (4.69%) Acme Packet
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Avaya
7 2 (3.13%) BT
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
7 2 (3.13%) VMware
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (1.56%) NEC
8 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software