The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.71% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the General category 2.30% 4.82% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £570 £170 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +235.29% -64.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 83 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.96% 26.86% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 129
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.67 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.20% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Luton +6 1 £570 +235.29% 4
Bedford - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) CCTV
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Installation Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (12.50%) DSDM
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) UML
1 1 (12.50%) Use Case
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB