The table below looks at the statistics for TETRA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TETRA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 638 609 596
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs citing TETRA 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.013% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £550 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +107.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £315
% change year-on-year
- +74.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £62.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8536 7954 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 14.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4459 3882
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 462 409
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

TETRA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TETRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TETRA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TETRA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TETRA within the UK.

TETRA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TETRA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TETRA within the UK.

TETRA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TETRA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -5 4 £388 -29.54% 5
London - 3 £388 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TETRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TETRA.

1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) PABX
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Sonus
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) PhpStorm
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience

TETRA
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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Sonus