Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 38 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 67 225 229
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.43% 5.22% 4.82%
As % of the General category 10.74% 15.27% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 142 139
Median daily rate £418 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £319
90th Percentile £525 £550 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £43.25 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.59% -12.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.06 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.70 £42.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.93 £22.00
% change year-on-year -10.14% +8.75% +58.73%

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 624 1,473 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.97% 34.19% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 880 959
Median daily rate £440 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.30% +2.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £238
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 123
Median hourly rate £18.61 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.43% +25.71% -46.15%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £59.08 £47.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate £27.32 £23.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.76% +0.31% +8.16%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +7 31 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire +18 14 £396 +13.14% 3
Suffolk 0 10 £400 +3.23%
Essex -22 8 £525 - 2
Norfolk +20 4 £171 -12.18%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 16 (23.88%) Finance
1 16 (23.88%) Electronics
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.40%) Programme Management
3 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
4 12 (17.91%) Marketing
4 12 (17.91%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (17.91%) Java
4 12 (17.91%) SAP
4 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.42%) Linux
6 10 (14.93%) Python
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Node.js
7 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.43%) AWS
8 8 (11.94%) Windows
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
8 8 (11.94%) Swagger
9 7 (10.45%) Oracle
9 7 (10.45%) Wireless
9 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.96%) nginx
10 6 (8.96%) RESTful
10 6 (8.96%) Kanban
10 6 (8.96%) Laravel
10 6 (8.96%) Azure

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 6 (8.96%) Apache
1 6 (8.96%) nginx
1 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) Mule
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Azure
3 5 (7.46%) GCP
4 3 (4.48%) AWS IoT
4 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.48%) Office 365
4 3 (4.48%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Wireless
2 6 (8.96%) 4G
2 6 (8.96%) 5G
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 6 (8.96%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (7.46%) LTE
3 5 (7.46%) WCDMA
4 4 (5.97%) 3GPP
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) 3G
5 3 (4.48%) BGP
5 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.48%) MPLS
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
5 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.99%) HSRP
6 2 (2.99%) Multicast
6 2 (2.99%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) BigQuery
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Maven
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.88%) Electronics
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
4 12 (17.91%) Marketing
5 5 (7.46%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Banking
7 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.99%) Automotive
7 2 (2.99%) Military
8 1 (1.49%) Back Office
8 1 (1.49%) Games
8 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Integration Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Senior Integration Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) Network Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Radio Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Agile Coach
6 2 (2.99%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Node.js
2 8 (11.94%) Swagger
3 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.96%) JSON
3 6 (8.96%) LAMP
3 6 (8.96%) Laravel
3 6 (8.96%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (8.96%) React
3 6 (8.96%) RESTful
3 6 (8.96%) SOAP
3 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) Apache Camel
4 5 (7.46%) Middleware
4 5 (7.46%) WireMock
4 5 (7.46%) XSLT
5 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.96%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) VHDL
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) ASIC
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Programme Management
3 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.91%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.96%) Kanban
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) SOA
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) PHP
3 5 (7.46%) XPath
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.49%) Groovy
6 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) CCNP
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) CCDP
4 2 (2.99%) CCIE
4 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) APMP
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) CCSA
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ECSS
3 1 (1.49%) ITGC
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.46%) Terraform
2 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) SAP
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Talend
3 5 (7.46%) WSO2
4 3 (4.48%) BMC
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
4 3 (4.48%) Nokia
4 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.99%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.99%) EMC
5 2 (2.99%) Huawei
5 2 (2.99%) MikroTik
5 2 (2.99%) NEC
5 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto