The first table below looks at the demand for the Telecoms Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 579 524 561
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 17 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.056% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.060% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £135 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -51.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £50 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £330 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £163 £288
% change year-on-year
+115.38% -43.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.65 £28.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.36% +88.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £28.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-23.36% +88.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Telecoms Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -54 15 £350 +159.25% 3
London -18 4 £378 +179.62% 2
South East -18 3 £350 +2.94%
East of England - 3 £425 - 1
North West - 3 £125 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £350 -
St Albans - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Marlborough - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.86%) VoIP
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) GSM
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) PSTN
5 3 (8.57%) SDH
5 3 (8.57%) ATM
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.57%) BT
5 3 (8.57%) DWDM
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Billing
5 3 (8.57%) SLA
6 2 (5.71%) LTE
6 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.71%) WiMAX
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) Handset
6 2 (5.71%) Mitel
6 2 (5.71%) Finance
6 2 (5.71%) Nortel
6 2 (5.71%) Siemens
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) 3G
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) GSM
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) PSTN
3 3 (8.57%) SDH
3 3 (8.57%) ATM
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.57%) DWDM
4 2 (5.71%) LTE
4 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (5.71%) WiMAX
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) 3G
4 2 (5.71%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) OSPF
4 2 (5.71%) BGP
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) Frame Relay
4 2 (5.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 35 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) PKI
1 2 (5.71%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) IVR
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.86%) CAD
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (2.86%) Validation
3 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Network Design
3 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
3 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
3 1 (2.86%) Network Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) HNC
2 1 (2.86%) HND
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) BT
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Mitel
3 2 (5.71%) Nortel
3 2 (5.71%) Siemens
3 2 (5.71%) Avaya
3 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) OPNET
4 1 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.86%) Trapeze