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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 594 592 562
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 57 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 19
Median daily rate £91 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.48% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £243 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £377 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £83 £315 £293
% change year-on-year
-73.80% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 - £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.34 - £28.50

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -12 56 £83 -74.21% 9
South East +16 22 £300 -6.25% 5
Berkshire +9 19 £300 -4.76% 3
East of England +27 5 - -
North West +8 5 £83 - 1
West Midlands -32 5 £83 -69.44% 1
Brentwood - 5 - -
Essex - 5 - -
South West +4 4 - -
London -5 4 £115 -65.15% 1
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough - 4 - -
Reading +5 3 £300 +43.71% 3
Hampshire +3 3 £255 -25.54%
Lancashire - 3 £83 -
Herefordshire - 3 £83 -
East Midlands - 3 £83 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £255 -
Hereford - 3 £83 -
Preston - 3 £83 -
Staffordshire +1 2 £83 -69.44%
Bristol +1 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 - -
Yorkshire -8 2 £83 -69.44%
Manchester - 2 £83 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £83 -
Nottingham - 2 £83 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £83 -
City of London +48 1 £325 -
Stockport - 1 - -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 92 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (25.00%) Avaya
3 21 (22.83%) VoIP
4 19 (20.65%) Nortel
4 19 (20.65%) Cisco
4 19 (20.65%) Driving Licence
5 16 (17.39%) Mitel
5 16 (17.39%) PABX
6 15 (16.30%) Military
6 15 (16.30%) PBX
7 13 (14.13%) LAN
7 13 (14.13%) Wireless
8 12 (13.04%) WAN
9 11 (11.96%) SLA
9 11 (11.96%) Panasonic
9 11 (11.96%) Samsung
10 10 (10.87%) 4G
10 10 (10.87%) NEC
10 10 (10.87%) Toshiba
11 9 (9.78%) ISDN
11 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.78%) Huawei
12 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.70%) Migration
13 7 (7.61%) 2G
13 7 (7.61%) Siemens
13 7 (7.61%) 3G
13 7 (7.61%) LTE
14 6 (6.52%) Degree

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 4 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) VoIP
2 16 (17.39%) PABX
3 15 (16.30%) PBX
4 13 (14.13%) LAN
4 13 (14.13%) Wireless
5 12 (13.04%) WAN
6 10 (10.87%) 4G
7 9 (9.78%) ISDN
8 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (7.61%) 2G
9 7 (7.61%) 3G
9 7 (7.61%) LTE
10 5 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (5.43%) IPv4
10 5 (5.43%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.35%) Firewall
12 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.26%) MPLS
12 3 (3.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
General
1 92 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.30%) Military
3 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 2 (2.17%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Handset
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.26%) Informatics
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) BYOD
5 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.17%) iPad
5 2 (2.17%) iPhone
5 2 (2.17%) IVR
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) STB
6 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Android
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
1 8 (8.70%) Migration
2 5 (5.43%) ITIL
2 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (4.35%) eTOM
3 4 (4.35%) Project Management
3 4 (4.35%) Service Management
3 4 (4.35%) Ticket Management
4 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.17%) B2B
5 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.09%) Facilities Management
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.09%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) CCNA
3 4 (4.35%) HNC
4 2 (2.17%) CCNP
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) CWNA
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Avaya
2 19 (20.65%) Cisco
2 19 (20.65%) Nortel
3 16 (17.39%) Mitel
4 11 (11.96%) Panasonic
4 11 (11.96%) Samsung
5 10 (10.87%) NEC
5 10 (10.87%) Toshiba
6 9 (9.78%) Huawei
6 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.61%) Siemens
8 5 (5.43%) BT
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix
8 5 (5.43%) Ericsson
8 5 (5.43%) Remedy
8 5 (5.43%) Tellabs
9 4 (4.35%) Arqiva
9 4 (4.35%) Telindus
9 4 (4.35%) Virgin Media
9 4 (4.35%) ZTE