Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 49 70
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21 +35
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 11 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.10% 2.08% 2.73%
As % of the General category 4.15% 3.93% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 33
10th Percentile £160 £160 £187
25th Percentile £194 £163 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £210 £325
Median % change year-on-year +72.62% -35.38% +71.05%
75th Percentile £419 £323 £369
90th Percentile £482 £410 £423
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.50 £24.67 £21.75
% change year-on-year +84.47% +13.40% +15.38%

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 675 280 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.60% 52.93% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 157 590
10th Percentile £168 £133 £200
25th Percentile £307 £260 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £518 £450 £505
90th Percentile £619 £530 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 56
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.36 £10.19
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.72 £14.13
Median % change year-on-year -8.29% +4.18% +8.69%
75th Percentile £16.50 £32.63 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.55 £43.75 £46.63
England median hourly rate £18.94 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.82% +15.38% +8.33%

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 25 September 2021.

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
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 25 September 2021. 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 -5 7 £240 +15.66% 13
Derbyshire -6 6 £188 -58.58% 7
Leicestershire -18 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -22 1 £263 - 7
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 13 (46.43%) Electronics
3 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
3 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
3 13 (46.43%) SAP
3 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (46.43%) Marketing
3 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (25.00%) iTrent
6 6 (21.43%) ERP
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) ETL
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) iTrent
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) 802.15
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) IPv6
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 13 (46.43%) Electronics
3 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
3 13 (46.43%) Marketing
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) Social Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Billing
7 1 (3.57%) Back Office
7 1 (3.57%) Law
7 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Network Field Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle HRMS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
1 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
2 6 (21.43%) ERP
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP ALM
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.57%) BT