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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 627 654 632
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing TETRA 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.037% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £600 £635 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +87.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £387 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8371 8130 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.94% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4645 4469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 525 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

TETRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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 28 August 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 +9 10 £625 -1.57% 2
London +5 10 £625 -4.21% 1
City of London +36 1 £600 -5.51%
Westminster - 1 £600 -
Hounslow - 1 £288 -

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) LTE
2 9 (52.94%) 4G
3 7 (41.18%) SFIA
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Motorola
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) GitHub
8 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
8 1 (5.88%) User Experience
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.88%) Presales
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (5.88%) Service Design
8 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement

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 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) 4G
1 9 (52.94%) LTE
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Architect
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Microwave Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) SFIA
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Motorola
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Aruba
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) HP