Period
to 7 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 90 102
Rank change year-on-year +35 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 42 38 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.96% 1.65% 1.55%
As % of the General category 8.38% 4.72% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 31
Median daily rate £275 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +9.97% +4.92%
10th Percentile £150 £225 £181
90th Percentile £390 £519 £475
England median daily rate £420 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.61 - £31.25
10th Percentile £13.95 - £29.08
90th Percentile £32.78 - £33.63
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.60
% change year-on-year -3.57% -2.78% +63.02%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 501 805 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 35.36% 34.89% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 501 671
Median daily rate £400 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £139 £256 £225
90th Percentile £593 £563 £544
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 33
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.45 £14.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -5.81% -28.15%
10th Percentile £11.61 £9.98 £10.39
90th Percentile £47.88 £21.43 £43.75
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.59% +4.28%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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
Northamptonshire +38 18 £173 -54.00% 2
Leicestershire +17 11 £210 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £313 +13.64% 8
Derbyshire -14 2 £350 -6.67% 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 21 (50.00%) LAN
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco
3 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 12 (28.57%) User Experience
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) HP
4 11 (26.19%) WAN
4 11 (26.19%) DNS
4 11 (26.19%) Retail
4 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.81%) SCCM
5 10 (23.81%) Office 365
5 10 (23.81%) Banking
5 10 (23.81%) Dell
5 10 (23.81%) CCNP
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (23.81%) Firewall
5 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
5 10 (23.81%) Break/Fix
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (19.05%) Citrix
7 8 (19.05%) CCDP
7 8 (19.05%) DHCP
7 8 (19.05%) MCSE
7 8 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Flow
2 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.38%) PowerApps
2 1 (2.38%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) WAN
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) DHCP
4 8 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (4.76%) BGP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) IPsec
5 2 (4.76%) OSPF
5 2 (4.76%) RIP
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
5 2 (4.76%) TACACS
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (26.19%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
4 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.14%) Electronics
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Architect
1 10 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Build Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Designer
3 8 (19.05%) IP Architect
3 8 (19.05%) IP Designer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Network Designer
3 8 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.38%) REST
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 12 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) CCTV
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Break/Fix
2 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.14%) Change Control
2 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) BDD
3 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Defect Management
3 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Process Management
3 2 (4.76%) Project Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.38%) QA Automation
4 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) CCNP
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (19.05%) CCDP
3 8 (19.05%) MCSE
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) HNC
6 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.76%) CCIP
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.38%) APMP
7 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.76%) NCSC
2 2 (4.76%) NIST
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) HP
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Dell
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Delphix
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp