Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.99% 1.02% 0.78%
As % of the General category 3.00% 3.00% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £359 £200 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.38% -25.23% -43.68%
10th Percentile £206 £170 £185
90th Percentile £541 £516 £346
East of England median daily rate £525 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +31.25% +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £11.33 -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £11.33 £30.00
% change year-on-year +120.65% -62.23% -14.29%

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 200 200 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 32.95% 34.07% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 156 138
Bedfordshire median daily rate £464 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £278 £288 £291
90th Percentile £588 £575 £638
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 20
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £12.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.33% -68.34% -
10th Percentile £14.95 £11.33 £7.88
90th Percentile £32.00 £31.13 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £21.21 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.60% +37.78% -30.77%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 4 £268 -53.07%
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage
1 2 (33.33%) QualityStage
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Teradata
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) QualityStage
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault