Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +48
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 17 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.72% 2.14% 2.82%
As % of the General category 3.42% 4.08% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 30
10th Percentile £131 £191 £150
25th Percentile £172 £231 £179
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £188 £255 £313
Median % change year-on-year -26.47% -18.40% -21.88%
75th Percentile £474 £348 £334
90th Percentile £550 £474 £371
England median daily rate £475 £475 £410
% change year-on-year - +15.85% -6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +108.33% +9.09%

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 761 417 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.26% 52.39% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 246 442
10th Percentile £163 £120 £183
25th Percentile £313 £256 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £379 £405
Median % change year-on-year +8.90% -6.36% +1.25%
75th Percentile £519 £476 £499
90th Percentile £615 £538 £580
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 60
10th Percentile £8.41 £10.00 £10.58
25th Percentile £9.49 £12.04 £11.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00% +9.80%
75th Percentile £20.00 £42.38 £22.37
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.50 £46.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year -14.78% +25.51% +1.08%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire - 13 £188 - 6
Northamptonshire -20 7 £550 +120.00% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £431 - 5
Nottinghamshire - 1 £520 - 7
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 (42.31%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (30.77%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) Wireless
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
7 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) EMC
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) NHS
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) MCSE
8 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (7.69%) Electronics
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) iTrent
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Nutanix
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Field Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Network Field Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Cost Control
3 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Case
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (7.69%) Aruba
2 2 (7.69%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Veeam
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow