Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 89 97
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 1.78% 1.50%
As % of the General category 2.94% 5.48% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 37
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £250 £174 £123
90th Percentile £488 £528 £480
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £10.59 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.58% -5.58%
England median hourly rate £19.39 £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +50.00% -12.50%

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 849 1,041 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.33% 32.53% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 661 796
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £281 £230 £209
90th Percentile £555 £540 £575
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.50% +0.47%
10th Percentile £9.95 £8.44 £8.69
90th Percentile £26.25 £42.75 £39.88
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.69 £23.75
% change year-on-year -10.08% +12.38% -5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 15 December 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
Northamptonshire -2 10 £375 +25.00% 7
Nottinghamshire -10 5 £450 +28.57% 26
Leicestershire +13 4 £300 -4.00% 8
Derbyshire -2 4 £263 -17.97% 4
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
3 8 (32.00%) Programme Management
3 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) Wireless
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Netcool
6 5 (20.00%) Remedy
6 5 (20.00%) HND
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) HNC
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Avaya

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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) PABX
3 2 (8.00%) PSTN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) ISDN
4 1 (4.00%) Multicast
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) PBX
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
3 8 (32.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Economy
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (32.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) ISMS
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) HND
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) HNC
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Remedy
2 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) BT
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Reuters
4 2 (8.00%) Speakerbus
4 2 (8.00%) Verint
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix