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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 594 598 596
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 43 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.091% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.096% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 10
Median daily rate £200 £318 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £21.80
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.00

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
50613 53074 51044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 33356 31218
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1520 2029 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.38 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Telecoms Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 -6 41 £190 -40.15% 9
South East +2 17 £255 -21.53% 3
Berkshire +5 14 £300 -6.25%
East of England +26 7 £300 +27.65%
London -8 7 £120 -62.20% 4
Essex - 5 - -
Brentwood - 5 - -
Hampshire +6 4 £210 -38.68%
Basingstoke - 4 £210 -
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough - 4 - -
Bristol +6 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 - -
South West -4 2 - - 1
Ilford - 2 £120 -
City of London +45 1 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire +18 1 £300 -7.69%
North Yorkshire +5 1 - -
North West -6 1 - - 1
Reading -6 1 £300 +155.31%
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £300 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 83 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (26.51%) Avaya
3 20 (24.10%) Cisco
4 17 (20.48%) Nortel
4 17 (20.48%) VoIP
5 15 (18.07%) PABX
5 15 (18.07%) PBX
6 14 (16.87%) LAN
7 13 (15.66%) WAN
8 12 (14.46%) SLA
8 12 (14.46%) Wireless
8 12 (14.46%) Mitel
9 10 (12.05%) Huawei
9 10 (12.05%) 4G
9 10 (12.05%) Panasonic
9 10 (12.05%) Samsung
10 9 (10.84%) NEC
10 9 (10.84%) Toshiba
10 9 (10.84%) ISDN
11 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.64%) Siemens
11 8 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.64%) Migration
12 7 (8.43%) CMS
12 7 (8.43%) 2G
12 7 (8.43%) Service Management
12 7 (8.43%) Ericsson
12 7 (8.43%) 3G
12 7 (8.43%) ITIL
12 7 (8.43%) Windows

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 7 (8.43%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) VoIP
2 15 (18.07%) PABX
2 15 (18.07%) PBX
3 14 (16.87%) LAN
4 13 (15.66%) WAN
5 12 (14.46%) Wireless
6 10 (12.05%) 4G
7 9 (10.84%) ISDN
8 8 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (8.43%) 2G
9 7 (8.43%) 3G
10 6 (7.23%) LTE
11 5 (6.02%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.02%) IPv4
11 5 (6.02%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.61%) Internet
12 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.61%) MPLS
12 3 (3.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.82%) MS Access
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
General
1 83 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Back Office
2 4 (4.82%) Billing
3 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.02%) Handset
2 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.61%) Informatics
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) BYOD
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) IVR
4 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) STB
5 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.64%) Migration
2 7 (8.43%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) Service Management
3 6 (7.23%) eTOM
3 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.23%) Ticket Management
4 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.82%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (3.61%) CRM
6 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.41%) B2B
8 1 (1.20%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) C#
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.02%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) HNC
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CWNA
6 1 (1.20%) HND
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Amdocs OSS
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Avaya
2 20 (24.10%) Cisco
3 17 (20.48%) Nortel
4 12 (14.46%) Mitel
5 10 (12.05%) Huawei
5 10 (12.05%) Panasonic
5 10 (12.05%) Samsung
6 9 (10.84%) NEC
6 9 (10.84%) Toshiba
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.64%) Siemens
8 7 (8.43%) Ericsson
9 6 (7.23%) Virgin Media
10 5 (6.02%) BT
10 5 (6.02%) Remedy
10 5 (6.02%) Tellabs
11 4 (4.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (4.82%) Cramer
11 4 (4.82%) NetCracker
11 4 (4.82%) Nokia