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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 589 623 572
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 47 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 33
Median daily rate £83 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £83 £270 £285
% change year-on-year
-69.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.18 - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.18 - £30.50

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 46 £83 -74.21% 5
South East +24 22 £310 -4.61%
Berkshire +19 13 £300 -
North West +8 6 £83 - 3
West Midlands -15 6 £83 -69.44%
West Sussex - 4 £375 -
East Midlands - 4 £83 -
Reading +14 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £83 -
Preston - 3 £83 -
Hereford - 3 £83 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £83 -
Lancashire - 3 £83 -
Herefordshire - 3 £83 -
Hampshire +14 2 £250 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £83 -69.44%
Manchester -9 2 £83 - 2
Crawley - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £83 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £305 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £83 -
South West - 2 - -
South Wales +24 1 £288 +19.79%
Wales +19 1 £288 +19.79%
Yorkshire +13 1 £83 -69.44%
Surrey +9 1 - -
London -2 1 £325 -1.51% 1
Birmingham -6 1 £215 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £83 -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 90 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (26.67%) VoIP
3 22 (24.44%) Avaya
4 21 (23.33%) Driving Licence
5 20 (22.22%) PBX
6 18 (20.00%) Nortel
6 18 (20.00%) Mitel
7 16 (17.78%) Military
8 15 (16.67%) PABX
9 14 (15.56%) Cisco
10 11 (12.22%) NEC
10 11 (12.22%) Panasonic
10 11 (12.22%) Samsung
11 10 (11.11%) 4G
11 10 (11.11%) Toshiba
11 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.00%) SLA
12 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (10.00%) Degree
13 8 (8.89%) ISDN
13 8 (8.89%) HNC
14 7 (7.78%) Ericsson
14 7 (7.78%) 3G
14 7 (7.78%) Huawei
14 7 (7.78%) Wireless
14 7 (7.78%) 2G
14 7 (7.78%) LTE
15 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
15 6 (6.67%) Remedy
15 6 (6.67%) Nokia

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 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) VoIP
2 20 (22.22%) PBX
3 15 (16.67%) PABX
4 10 (11.11%) 4G
5 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (8.89%) ISDN
7 7 (7.78%) 2G
7 7 (7.78%) 3G
7 7 (7.78%) LTE
7 7 (7.78%) Wireless
8 6 (6.67%) LAN
8 6 (6.67%) WAN
9 5 (5.56%) IPv4
9 5 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.33%) Firewall
10 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.44%) MS Access
2 1 (1.11%) GIS
General
1 90 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.78%) Military
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) French Language
6 1 (1.11%) Finance
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.44%) Handset
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) BYOD
3 2 (2.22%) Informatics
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) iPhone
3 2 (2.22%) IVR
3 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (5.56%) ITIL
2 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.44%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (4.44%) Migration
3 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (2.22%) B2B
4 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.11%) CRM
5 1 (1.11%) eTOM
5 1 (1.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (1.11%) Network Design
5 1 (1.11%) Project Management
5 1 (1.11%) Service Management
5 1 (1.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) HNC
3 4 (4.44%) CCNA
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.44%) HND
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) CFCE
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Avaya
2 18 (20.00%) Mitel
2 18 (20.00%) Nortel
3 14 (15.56%) Cisco
4 11 (12.22%) NEC
4 11 (12.22%) Panasonic
4 11 (12.22%) Samsung
5 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.11%) Toshiba
6 7 (7.78%) Ericsson
6 7 (7.78%) Huawei
7 6 (6.67%) Nokia
7 6 (6.67%) Remedy
7 6 (6.67%) Siemens
8 5 (5.56%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) Tellabs
9 4 (4.44%) Arqiva
9 4 (4.44%) Telindus
9 4 (4.44%) Virgin Media
9 4 (4.44%) ZTE