Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.35% 2.42% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.09% 7.08% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £385 £389 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -15.95% +2.78%
10th Percentile £368 £326 £453
90th Percentile £403 £523 £473
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £350
% change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.83 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -62.92% +11.11% +10.77%

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 184 226 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 32.06% 34.14% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 175 109
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £293 £315 £250
90th Percentile £596 £598 £603
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.51% +250.00% -30.77%
10th Percentile £17.60 £26.55 £7.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.29 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%

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 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 16 October 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
Henlow 0 1 - -
Luton -7 1 £385 -11.01%
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory