The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 33
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the General category - 2.94% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 22 102 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 23.66% 42.68% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 38
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 4
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Dorset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Dorset

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Dorset