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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 612 555 583
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 39 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 11
Median daily rate £206 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £139 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £249 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £21.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.50 £26.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £15.50 £21.65
% change year-on-year
-30.64% -28.40%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -38 36 £203 -28.94% 14
South East -21 12 £249 +42.14% 4
Berkshire -15 9 £356 +103.57% 2
London -12 7 £143 -55.11% 6
East of England +9 6 £300 -3.22%
South West -3 6 £203 - 2
Newbury +1 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £203 - 1
Hampshire +6 3 £200 -46.66% 1
Norwich - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £200 -
Ilford - 3 £120 -
Norfolk - 3 - -
Reading -8 2 £356 +203.19%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
City of London +34 1 £325 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 £300 -5.51%
West Midlands -4 1 - -
North West -13 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 92 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (23.91%) Cisco
3 17 (18.48%) ITIL
3 17 (18.48%) CMS
4 16 (17.39%) Service Management
4 16 (17.39%) Avaya
5 14 (15.22%) LAN
5 14 (15.22%) eTOM
5 14 (15.22%) Huawei
5 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
5 14 (15.22%) Ticket Management
6 13 (14.13%) PABX
7 11 (11.96%) VoIP
7 11 (11.96%) WAN
7 11 (11.96%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) PBX
9 9 (9.78%) Wireless
9 9 (9.78%) Mitel
10 8 (8.70%) Nortel
10 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (8.70%) SLA
10 8 (8.70%) Migration
11 7 (7.61%) Degree
11 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
11 7 (7.61%) Windows
12 6 (6.52%) Firewall
12 6 (6.52%) NEC
12 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
12 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.43%) Video Conferencing

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 17 (18.48%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.26%) MS Office
1 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) LAN
2 13 (14.13%) PABX
3 11 (11.96%) VoIP
3 11 (11.96%) WAN
4 10 (10.87%) PBX
5 9 (9.78%) Wireless
6 6 (6.52%) Firewall
6 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.43%) ISDN
7 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.35%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (4.35%) WLAN
9 3 (3.26%) 4G
9 3 (3.26%) Broadband
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.26%) Network Security
9 3 (3.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 92 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) French Language
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.26%) Informatics
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Handset
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) STB
5 1 (1.09%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Unix
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) ITIL
2 16 (17.39%) Service Management
3 14 (15.22%) eTOM
3 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
3 14 (15.22%) Ticket Management
4 11 (11.96%) CRM
5 8 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Network Design
8 2 (2.17%) Network Management
9 1 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.09%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.09%) MODAF
9 1 (1.09%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.17%) C#
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.61%) Degree
3 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) CCNA
5 3 (3.26%) CCNP
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) CCIE
7 1 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) CWNA
7 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) HNC
7 1 (1.09%) HND
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.09%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Cisco
2 16 (17.39%) Avaya
3 14 (15.22%) Huawei
4 9 (9.78%) Mitel
5 8 (8.70%) Nortel
6 6 (6.52%) NEC
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.43%) Panasonic
7 5 (5.43%) Toshiba
8 4 (4.35%) Ciena
8 4 (4.35%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.35%) Siemens
9 3 (3.26%) Aastra
9 3 (3.26%) Genesys
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
9 3 (3.26%) Nokia
10 2 (2.17%) BT
10 2 (2.17%) HP
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle
10 2 (2.17%) Virgin Media
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