The table below looks at the statistics for the Transmission Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Transmission Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Engineer
Rank 581 533 452
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Transmission Engineer 37 53 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 9
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£270 £283 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £240 £235
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Transmission Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Transmission Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Transmission Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Transmission Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Transmission Engineer within the UK.

Transmission Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Transmission Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Transmission Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Transmission Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Transmission Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Transmission Engineer within the UK.

Transmission Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Transmission Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Transmission Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -41 36 £270 -10.00%
South East -35 23 £238 +0.52%
Berkshire -19 4 £276 +16.82%
Reading -1 1 £238 +0.52%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Amersham - - - -
London - - - -

Transmission Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Transmission Engineer in their job title 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 with Transmission Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (55.77%) Telecoms
2 28 (53.85%) Ethernet
3 17 (32.69%) SDH
3 17 (32.69%) Ericsson
4 16 (30.77%) Nokia
4 16 (30.77%) NEC
5 14 (26.92%) Back Office
6 11 (21.15%) MPLS
7 10 (19.23%) 3G
7 10 (19.23%) DWDM
7 10 (19.23%) 2G
7 10 (19.23%) LTE
8 8 (15.38%) Network Design
9 7 (13.46%) CCNA
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (11.54%) Cisco
11 5 (9.62%) UMTS
11 5 (9.62%) ATM
11 5 (9.62%) GSM
11 5 (9.62%) 2.5G
11 5 (9.62%) BT
11 5 (9.62%) Network Planning
12 4 (7.69%) Logistics
12 4 (7.69%) Huawei
13 3 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (5.77%) 4G
13 3 (5.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (3.85%) C
14 2 (3.85%) SLA

Transmission Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Transmission Engineer in their job title 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 with Transmission Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) Ethernet
2 17 (32.69%) SDH
3 11 (21.15%) MPLS
4 10 (19.23%) 3G
4 10 (19.23%) DWDM
4 10 (19.23%) 2G
4 10 (19.23%) LTE
5 5 (9.62%) 2.5G
5 5 (9.62%) UMTS
5 5 (9.62%) ATM
5 5 (9.62%) GSM
6 3 (5.77%) 4G
7 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (3.85%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
General
1 29 (55.77%) Telecoms
2 14 (26.92%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Network Design
2 5 (9.62%) Network Planning
3 4 (7.69%) Logistics
4 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CCNA
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Ericsson
2 16 (30.77%) Nokia
2 16 (30.77%) NEC
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) BT
5 4 (7.69%) Huawei
6 3 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (5.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.85%) Cramer
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo