Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 108 98
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 49 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.66% 1.26% 1.72%
As % of the General category 7.59% 3.55% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 43
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% -12.61%
10th Percentile £150 £136 £181
90th Percentile £459 £486 £528
England median daily rate £420 £439 £425
% change year-on-year -4.27% +3.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - £10.59
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% -4.04% +29.03%

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 646 958 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 35.03% 35.49% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 630 778
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £230 £275 £235
90th Percentile £636 £550 £543
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 45
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.39 £13.45 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -2.96% -13.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £8.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.75 £43.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +8.85%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 +42 23 £195 -48.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £313 -30.56% 10
Derbyshire +13 5 £250 -2.44% 10
Leicestershire +7 4 £338 +159.62% 6
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 18 (36.73%) Windows
1 18 (36.73%) User Experience
2 15 (30.61%) Wireless
2 15 (30.61%) CCTV
3 13 (26.53%) Public Sector
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (20.41%) Finance
5 10 (20.41%) Internet
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
7 8 (16.33%) Office 365
7 8 (16.33%) Test Management
8 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (14.29%) Marketing
8 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (14.29%) Rational Quality Manager
8 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 7 (14.29%) Electronics
8 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.29%) DNS
8 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.29%) SAP
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.24%) Cisco
9 6 (12.24%) BMC
9 6 (12.24%) Remedy
9 6 (12.24%) OpenText
9 6 (12.24%) Requirements 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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Wireless
2 10 (20.41%) Internet
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
5 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.12%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) LTE
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
7 2 (4.08%) TACACS
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (14.29%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 13 (26.53%) Public Sector
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Analyst
1 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
1 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Developer
2 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) User Experience
2 15 (30.61%) CCTV
3 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) NHS
5 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) CMDB
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (2.04%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
2 8 (16.33%) Test Management
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Project Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) System Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Server Building
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C++
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCIP
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) CCSA
2 2 (4.08%) CCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) NCSC
2 2 (4.08%) NIST
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) BladeLogic
1 4 (8.16%) Netcool
1 4 (8.16%) TeMIP
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) BMC
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) OpenText
3 6 (12.24%) Remedy
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Arqiva
8 1 (2.04%) Sage