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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 585 548 547
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 19 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.033% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £122 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £175 £269
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.07 £15.30 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.71% -59.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £15.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.97% -59.20%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 July 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 25 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 28 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 13 £280 -13.84% 2
South East -21 7 £90 -64.00%
Berkshire +9 5 £90 -
London +15 4 £450 +38.46% 1
Reading - 3 - -
Wales -24 2 £500 +334.78%
City of London +10 1 £110 - 1
South Wales -24 1 £500 +334.78%
East of England -29 1 - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cwmbran - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (17.14%) VoIP
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Billing
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) SLA
5 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) MS Office
5 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) Finance
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Handset
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) Nokia
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) CAD
6 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD
6 2 (5.71%) PSTN
6 2 (5.71%) SDH
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) VPN

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) VoIP
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) Multicast
4 2 (5.71%) GSM
4 2 (5.71%) ISDN
4 2 (5.71%) PSTN
4 2 (5.71%) SDH
4 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) 3G
5 1 (2.86%) DWDM
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) DVB
5 1 (2.86%) SS7
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 35 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) IVR
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) IPTV
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) CAD
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL
3 1 (2.86%) CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.86%) eTOM
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
3 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Avaya
2 2 (5.71%) Juniper
2 2 (5.71%) Nokia
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee
2 2 (5.71%) Mitel
2 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
2 2 (5.71%) Axway
2 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
2 2 (5.71%) F5
2 2 (5.71%) Trustwave
3 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.86%) BT
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens
3 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.86%) HP
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