Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 150 162
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 11 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Berkshire median daily rate £263 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% - -
South East median daily rate £305 £313 £306
% change year-on-year -2.40% +2.04% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +140.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,729 3,647 4,544
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.76% 92.68% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,970 1,948 2,424
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £258 £238 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 173 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.41%
10th Percentile £10.57 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.30 £49.90 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 January 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
Reading +12 5 £275 - 2
Bracknell -6 1 - -
Newbury -13 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
Telecoms Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 3 (27.27%) 4G
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SS7
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Military
6 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) 2G
7 1 (9.09%) Huawei
7 1 (9.09%) Korn
7 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (9.09%) Physics
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (9.09%) Vyatta
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) MGW

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) SS7
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) Junos
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) MGW
5 1 (9.09%) OpenVPN
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
1 1 (9.09%) Network Design
1 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (9.09%) Physics
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Network Optimisation
1 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) C-shell
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Openswan
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (9.09%) Arista
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Siemens
2 1 (9.09%) Vyatta