Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 32 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +44 -31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 262 295 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.13% 5.81% 2.66%
As % of the General category 15.90% 17.25% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 190 65
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £337 £278 £215
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
England median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 12
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.09% +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £12.55 £23.00 £9.57
90th Percentile £28.00 £49.75 £41.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £14.74
% change year-on-year -6.42% +26.87% -4.90%

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 1,648 1,710 1,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.28% 33.67% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 1,013 879
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £206
90th Percentile £598 £600 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 117 146
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.40 £14.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.22 £23.72
% change year-on-year -10.09% +10.56% +3.49%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -3 140 £525 -1.18% 20
Cambridgeshire -22 40 £300 -14.29% 36
Hertfordshire -14 36 £413 +23.13% 30
Suffolk +8 32 £463 +5.71% 2
Norfolk +22 12 £360 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire -9 2 £385 -0.96%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 146 (55.73%) Finance
2 140 (53.44%) Manufacturing
3 134 (51.15%) Programme Management
4 133 (50.76%) Electronics
4 133 (50.76%) SAP
4 133 (50.76%) Marketing
5 132 (50.38%) Digital Marketing
5 132 (50.38%) Business Intelligence
6 115 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (41.60%) Web Services
8 103 (39.31%) TDD
9 101 (38.55%) Greenfield Project
10 96 (36.64%) SOA
11 89 (33.97%) SOAP
11 89 (33.97%) Java
12 82 (31.30%) RESTful
13 80 (30.53%) Middleware
14 60 (22.90%) XML
15 54 (20.61%) Oracle
15 54 (20.61%) Mule
15 54 (20.61%) WSO2
15 54 (20.61%) Apache Camel
16 53 (20.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 53 (20.23%) Oracle Service Bus
16 53 (20.23%) Scrum
17 49 (18.70%) JSON
18 48 (18.32%) DevOps
19 45 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (15.27%) Linux
21 39 (14.89%) Java 8

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 54 (20.61%) Mule
2 53 (20.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 53 (20.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.44%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.67%) Confluence
4 7 (2.67%) nginx
5 6 (2.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.15%) IaaS
3 3 (1.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.11%) Firewall
2 11 (4.20%) DNS
3 10 (3.82%) Wireless
4 9 (3.44%) Broadband
4 9 (3.44%) WAN
5 7 (2.67%) ATM
5 7 (2.67%) LAN
6 6 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.29%) Unicast
6 6 (2.29%) VoIP
7 5 (1.91%) 4G
7 5 (1.91%) VLAN
7 5 (1.91%) VPN
8 4 (1.53%) 3G
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (1.53%) HTTP
8 4 (1.53%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.53%) SAN
8 4 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.05%) MongoDB
1 8 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.67%) MySQL
3 6 (2.29%) Big Data
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (14.50%) Maven
2 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.49%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.20%) JIRA
5 6 (2.29%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.15%) JMeter
7 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.38%) GDB
8 1 (0.38%) Hudson
8 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.38%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 146 (55.73%) Finance
2 140 (53.44%) Manufacturing
3 133 (50.76%) Electronics
3 133 (50.76%) Marketing
4 11 (4.20%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (27.86%) Developer
2 43 (16.41%) Senior Developer
3 39 (14.89%) Integration Developer
4 35 (13.36%) Java Developer
5 31 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (9.92%) SOA Developer
7 19 (7.25%) Agile Developer
7 19 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
7 19 (7.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 19 (7.25%) Tester
8 18 (6.87%) Senior Agile Developer
8 18 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (6.11%) Automation Tester
10 14 (5.34%) Lead Developer
11 13 (4.96%) Architect
12 12 (4.58%) Lead Java Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Business Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) Technical Business Analyst
14 10 (3.82%) Analyst
14 10 (3.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (41.60%) Web Services
2 89 (33.97%) SOAP
3 82 (31.30%) RESTful
4 80 (30.53%) Middleware
5 60 (22.90%) XML
6 54 (20.61%) Apache Camel
7 49 (18.70%) JSON
8 36 (13.74%) Swagger
9 34 (12.98%) WireMock
9 34 (12.98%) XSLT
10 22 (8.40%) REST
11 12 (4.58%) CSS
12 11 (4.20%) HTML
13 9 (3.44%) WSDL
14 8 (3.05%) LAMP
14 8 (3.05%) Node.js
14 8 (3.05%) Spring
15 7 (2.67%) jQuery
16 6 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (2.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (38.55%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.44%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.67%) PKI
5 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Derivative
8 2 (0.76%) ASIC
8 2 (0.76%) Clustering
8 2 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.76%) IPTV
8 2 (0.76%) SCADA
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.27%) Linux
2 18 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (5.73%) Windows
4 7 (2.67%) CentOS
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
7 2 (0.76%) Unix
7 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (51.15%) Programme Management
2 132 (50.38%) Business Intelligence
2 132 (50.38%) Digital Marketing
3 115 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (39.31%) TDD
5 96 (36.64%) SOA
6 53 (20.23%) Scrum
7 48 (18.32%) DevOps
8 24 (9.16%) Configuration Management
9 21 (8.02%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.25%) ITIL
11 18 (6.87%) Open Source
12 17 (6.49%) API Testing
13 16 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.73%) Project Management
15 14 (5.34%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (4.96%) Business Analysis
16 13 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (4.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.97%) Java
2 39 (14.89%) Java 8
3 34 (12.98%) XPath
4 17 (6.49%) Groovy
5 16 (6.11%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.96%) Perl
6 13 (4.96%) Python
7 12 (4.58%) Ruby
8 10 (3.82%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.82%) Java 9
9 8 (3.05%) SQL
10 5 (1.91%) C#
11 4 (1.53%) C++
11 4 (1.53%) Go
12 2 (0.76%) C
12 2 (0.76%) PHP
12 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.20%) Degree
1 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.76%) CCNA
4 2 (0.76%) CCNP
4 2 (0.76%) MCSA
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.38%) APMP
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) IIBA
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) PMO
2 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.96%) Docker
2 13 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.76%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) KVM
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 38 (14.50%) Ansible
2 27 (10.31%) Terraform
3 14 (5.34%) Puppet
4 10 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.44%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.29%) Nagios
6 6 (2.29%) Salt
6 6 (2.29%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.76%) SCCM
8 2 (0.76%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.76%) vMotion
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
9 1 (0.38%) QRadar
9 1 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 133 (50.76%) SAP
2 54 (20.61%) Oracle
2 54 (20.61%) WSO2
3 18 (6.87%) Cisco
3 18 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.49%) VMware
5 10 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.67%) Talend
7 6 (2.29%) NetApp
8 4 (1.53%) Remedy
9 3 (1.15%) Avaya
9 3 (1.15%) Citrix
9 3 (1.15%) Huawei
9 3 (1.15%) Juniper
10 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.76%) Cadence
10 2 (0.76%) EMC
10 2 (0.76%) Nokia
11 1 (0.38%) Perforce