Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.12% 1.30% 1.79%
As % of the General category 3.11% 4.29% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £268 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.33% +57.35% -62.22%
10th Percentile £259 £174 £113
90th Percentile £525 £519 £450
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +36.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £11.33 -
East of England median hourly rate £40.75 £11.33 £36.50
% change year-on-year +259.66% -68.96% -2.67%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 225 163 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.06% 30.19% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 112 110
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% -1.39%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £204
90th Percentile £583 £584 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.75 £11.33 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.62% -69.79% +45.63%
10th Percentile £15.13 £10.71 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.64 £14.00 £50.59
East of England median hourly rate £36.75 £24.69 £26.38
% change year-on-year +48.86% -6.40% +25.60%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 5 £389 -14.09% 2
Henlow - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (42.86%) H.323
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) Presales
3 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) H.323
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Business Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
1 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) CommVault
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft