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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 653 659 630
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing TETRA 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.048% 0.026% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £523 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £325 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -4.41%
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
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 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 27 September 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 +29 3 £545 +67.69% 1
London - 3 £545 -

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) LTE
2 9 (47.37%) 4G
3 7 (36.84%) SFIA
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) Motorola
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) GitHub
9 1 (5.26%) PhpStorm
9 1 (5.26%) User Experience
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.26%) Presales
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (5.26%) Service Design
9 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (5.26%) CLAS
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) JIRA

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 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) 4G
1 9 (47.37%) LTE
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) PhpStorm
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Microwave Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) SFIA
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Motorola
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Aruba
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP