Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 14 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 of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 250 288 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.06% 5.66% 3.16%
As % of the General category 15.78% 15.72% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 179 87
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 25
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.49% +257.46% -65.14%
10th Percentile £12.55 £28.05 £10.13
90th Percentile £27.10 £49.75 £36.50
England median hourly rate £19.39 £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +50.00% -9.68%

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,584 1,832 1,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.05% 35.98% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1,047 905
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £212
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 140 123
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.83 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.61 £23.51
% change year-on-year -9.79% +13.16% -5.96%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 14 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
Essex -14 117 £525 +2.44% 13
Hertfordshire +8 54 £425 +21.43% 15
Cambridgeshire -21 41 £273 -22.14% 27
Suffolk +8 29 £375 -11.76% 9
Norfolk +16 6 £360 - 2
Bedfordshire -5 3 £358 -4.67% 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 130 (52.00%) Finance
2 121 (48.40%) Manufacturing
3 117 (46.80%) Programme Management
4 115 (46.00%) Electronics
4 115 (46.00%) Marketing
5 114 (45.60%) Digital Marketing
5 114 (45.60%) SAP
5 114 (45.60%) Business Intelligence
6 97 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (38.40%) Web Services
8 87 (34.80%) TDD
9 81 (32.40%) SOA
9 81 (32.40%) Greenfield Project
10 75 (30.00%) SOAP
10 75 (30.00%) Java
11 72 (28.80%) Middleware
12 67 (26.80%) RESTful
13 51 (20.40%) XML
14 48 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
15 45 (18.00%) Mule
15 45 (18.00%) WSO2
15 45 (18.00%) Apache Camel
15 45 (18.00%) Oracle
16 44 (17.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 44 (17.60%) Oracle Service Bus
17 41 (16.40%) DevOps
17 41 (16.40%) Scrum
18 40 (16.00%) Linux
19 38 (15.20%) JSON
20 37 (14.80%) Ansible

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 45 (18.00%) Mule
2 44 (17.60%) Oracle Service Bus
2 44 (17.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.60%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.40%) Apache
4 6 (2.40%) Confluence
4 6 (2.40%) nginx
5 2 (0.80%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) 4G
2 13 (5.20%) 3G
2 13 (5.20%) Broadband
2 13 (5.20%) Firewall
3 12 (4.80%) LTE
4 11 (4.40%) 5G
5 10 (4.00%) Wireless
6 9 (3.60%) DNS
6 9 (3.60%) VoIP
7 8 (3.20%) 2G
7 8 (3.20%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.20%) VLAN
7 8 (3.20%) Wireshark
8 7 (2.80%) 3GPP
8 7 (2.80%) WAN
8 7 (2.80%) WCDMA
9 6 (2.40%) HTTP
9 6 (2.40%) Unicast
10 5 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.20%) MySQL
1 8 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.40%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.60%) Big Data
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) Redis
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (10.80%) Maven
2 17 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.20%) SoapUI
4 10 (4.00%) JIRA
5 8 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.40%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.60%) GDB
8 4 (1.60%) Subversion
8 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.60%) Valgrind
9 3 (1.20%) JMeter
10 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.40%) Grunt
11 1 (0.40%) gulp
11 1 (0.40%) Hudson
11 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 130 (52.00%) Finance
2 121 (48.40%) Manufacturing
3 115 (46.00%) Electronics
3 115 (46.00%) Marketing
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.40%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (29.20%) Developer
2 35 (14.00%) Integration Developer
2 35 (14.00%) Senior Developer
3 30 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (11.60%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.80%) Senior DevOps
5 22 (8.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.20%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.20%) SOA Developer
7 16 (6.40%) Tester
8 15 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Agile Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Technical Manager
10 13 (5.20%) Automation Tester
10 13 (5.20%) Lead Developer
10 13 (5.20%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (4.80%) Technical Project Manager
12 11 (4.40%) Architect
13 10 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
14 8 (3.20%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.40%) Web Services
2 75 (30.00%) SOAP
3 72 (28.80%) Middleware
4 67 (26.80%) RESTful
5 51 (20.40%) XML
6 45 (18.00%) Apache Camel
7 38 (15.20%) JSON
8 25 (10.00%) Swagger
8 25 (10.00%) WireMock
8 25 (10.00%) XSLT
9 22 (8.80%) REST
10 9 (3.60%) WSDL
11 8 (3.20%) CSS
11 8 (3.20%) HTML
11 8 (3.20%) jQuery
11 8 (3.20%) LAMP
11 8 (3.20%) Node.js
12 7 (2.80%) React
12 7 (2.80%) Spring
13 6 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 81 (32.40%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.80%) Over-the-Top Content
3 7 (2.80%) PKI
3 7 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.20%) User Experience
6 2 (0.80%) NHS
6 2 (0.80%) PMI
6 2 (0.80%) SCADA
7 1 (0.40%) ASIC
7 1 (0.40%) BBC
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.40%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.00%) Linux
2 16 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (6.40%) Windows
3 6 (2.40%) CentOS
4 4 (1.60%) Unix
4 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.80%) Programme Management
2 114 (45.60%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (45.60%) Digital Marketing
3 97 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (34.80%) TDD
5 81 (32.40%) SOA
6 41 (16.40%) DevOps
6 41 (16.40%) Scrum
7 31 (12.40%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.00%) Project Management
9 20 (8.00%) ITIL
10 18 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.20%) Deployment Automation
10 18 (7.20%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.20%) API Testing
11 13 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.20%) Open Source
12 12 (4.80%) Migration
12 12 (4.80%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.00%) Java
2 32 (12.80%) Java 8
3 25 (10.00%) XPath
4 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.80%) Perl
5 15 (6.00%) Python
5 15 (6.00%) Ruby
6 13 (5.20%) Groovy
7 9 (3.60%) C
8 8 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.20%) C++
9 7 (2.80%) Go
9 7 (2.80%) Java 9
10 3 (1.20%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.20%) R
10 3 (1.20%) SQL
11 2 (0.80%) C#
11 2 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.40%) Degree
1 11 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.60%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (0.80%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.80%) APMP
6 2 (0.80%) CCNP
6 2 (0.80%) MCSA
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) IIBA
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.00%) Docker
2 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.60%) KVM
6 2 (0.80%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (14.80%) Ansible
2 26 (10.40%) Terraform
3 14 (5.60%) Puppet
4 11 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.20%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.40%) Nagios
6 6 (2.40%) Salt
6 6 (2.40%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.80%) Cloudify
7 2 (0.80%) SCCM
8 1 (0.40%) QRadar
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.40%) vMotion
Vendors
1 114 (45.60%) SAP
2 45 (18.00%) Oracle
2 45 (18.00%) WSO2
3 21 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.40%) Cisco
5 12 (4.80%) VMware
6 8 (3.20%) BT
6 8 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.80%) Huawei
7 7 (2.80%) Talend
8 6 (2.40%) NetApp
8 6 (2.40%) Nokia
9 4 (1.60%) Actix
9 4 (1.60%) Cadence
9 4 (1.60%) Remedy
10 3 (1.20%) Avaya
10 3 (1.20%) Juniper
11 2 (0.80%) Citrix
11 2 (0.80%) IBM