The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 121 116
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 6 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.31% 0.28% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £275 £288 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +64.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £266 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £398 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £288 £255
% change year-on-year -35.65% +12.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - £15.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1781 2335 2617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.52% 93.47% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1232 1365
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 63 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Engineer in Berkshire

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in Berkshire

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in Berkshire

Telecoms Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Reading +22 3 £275 -4.34%
Telecoms Engineer
South East

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Telecoms Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) eTOM
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) eTOM
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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