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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
UK
Rank 603 626 608
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs citing TETRA 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.026% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £411 £406 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +41.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £406 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.30% +35.41%
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
6797 7566 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.55% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4474 4313
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 315 455
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 9 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +35 4 £321 -20.98%
London - 2 £321 -
South East +20 1 £575 +35.29%
Surrey +14 1 £575 +35.29%
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £320 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £575 -
Manchester - 1 - -

TETRA
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
3 1 (10.00%) WiMAX
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Commercial Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) GSM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP