The table below looks at the statistics for TETRA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TETRA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 597 566 537
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -29
Contract jobs citing TETRA 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.026% 0.060% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£288 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

TETRA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TETRA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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 -10 2 £288 +33.72% 3
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1

TETRA
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TETRA also 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 that cited TETRA.

1 4 (44.44%) GSM
2 3 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) CCTV
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) APMP
4 1 (11.11%) ZTE
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

TETRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TETRA also 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 that cited TETRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) RF Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) ZTE
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
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