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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
UK
Rank 593 613 606
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing TETRA 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.069% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
6862 7258 7390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 4226 4179
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.38 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +25.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 2 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 17 January 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 +10 1 - - 1
London - 1 - - 1

TETRA
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) WiMAX
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) WiMAX
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) GSM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft