Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 38 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 258 254 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.14% 5.44% 2.87%
As % of the General category 15.86% 16.60% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 171 69
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £322 £275 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £524
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 13
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £31.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.84% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.02 £11.33 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £40.75
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year +14.71% +10.57% -3.91%

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 1,627 1,530 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.44% 32.75% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 960 910
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £595 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 90 155
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +11.86% -9.23%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.23 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.18 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -3 122 £525 -2.33% 21
Hertfordshire -6 46 £413 +11.11% 10
Cambridgeshire -5 39 £313 -7.41% 53
Suffolk +1 33 £450 +5.88% 5
Norfolk +25 13 £360 -20.00%
Bedfordshire -6 5 £450 +4.02% 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 129 (50.00%) Finance
2 127 (49.22%) Manufacturing
3 119 (46.12%) Electronics
3 119 (46.12%) Programme Management
4 118 (45.74%) SAP
4 118 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
4 118 (45.74%) Marketing
5 117 (45.35%) Digital Marketing
6 106 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (37.21%) Greenfield Project
8 95 (36.82%) Web Services
9 94 (36.43%) TDD
10 89 (34.50%) SOA
11 83 (32.17%) Java
12 81 (31.40%) RESTful
13 77 (29.84%) SOAP
14 76 (29.46%) Middleware
15 57 (22.09%) Oracle
16 55 (21.32%) XML
16 55 (21.32%) Mule
16 55 (21.32%) WSO2
16 55 (21.32%) Apache Camel
17 54 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 54 (20.93%) JSON
17 54 (20.93%) Oracle Service Bus
18 45 (17.44%) Maven
19 43 (16.67%) DevOps
20 39 (15.12%) Scrum
21 38 (14.73%) XSLT
21 38 (14.73%) XPath

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 55 (21.32%) Mule
2 54 (20.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 54 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.33%) Predix
4 5 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.55%) Confluence
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.33%) npm
5 4 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Office 365
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.36%) Firewall
2 13 (5.04%) WAN
3 11 (4.26%) LAN
4 10 (3.88%) VoIP
5 9 (3.49%) HTTP
6 8 (3.10%) Broadband
6 8 (3.10%) Wireless
7 7 (2.71%) ATM
8 6 (2.33%) DNS
8 6 (2.33%) SMTP
9 4 (1.55%) FTP
9 4 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.55%) VPN
9 4 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.16%) SAN
10 3 (1.16%) VLAN
11 2 (0.78%) 3G
11 2 (0.78%) BGP
11 2 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.71%) Big Data
1 7 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (1.94%) MySQL
2 5 (1.94%) Redis
3 4 (1.55%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) DataStage
5 2 (0.78%) DB2
5 2 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Informix
5 2 (0.78%) QualityStage
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (17.44%) Maven
2 14 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.33%) Bower
5 6 (2.33%) gulp
6 5 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.78%) JMeter
7 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 129 (50.00%) Finance
2 127 (49.22%) Manufacturing
3 119 (46.12%) Electronics
4 118 (45.74%) Marketing
5 12 (4.65%) Retail
6 6 (2.33%) Games
7 4 (1.55%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 84 (32.56%) Developer
2 43 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 41 (15.89%) Integration Developer
4 30 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.30%) SOA Developer
6 23 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (8.53%) Architect
8 14 (5.43%) Lead Developer
9 13 (5.04%) Agile Developer
9 13 (5.04%) Senior Agile Developer
9 13 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.65%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (4.65%) Tester
11 11 (4.26%) Administrator
11 11 (4.26%) Analyst
12 10 (3.88%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.49%) Designer
13 9 (3.49%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (36.82%) Web Services
2 81 (31.40%) RESTful
3 77 (29.84%) SOAP
4 76 (29.46%) Middleware
5 55 (21.32%) Apache Camel
5 55 (21.32%) XML
6 54 (20.93%) JSON
7 38 (14.73%) XSLT
8 36 (13.95%) Swagger
9 34 (13.18%) WireMock
10 19 (7.36%) CSS
11 18 (6.98%) HTML
12 15 (5.81%) Node.js
13 14 (5.43%) REST
14 9 (3.49%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.10%) jQuery
16 7 (2.71%) Elastic Stack
17 6 (2.33%) Angular 2
17 6 (2.33%) OpenLayers
17 6 (2.33%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 96 (37.21%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.71%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.71%) User Experience
6 6 (2.33%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.55%) Derivative
9 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.78%) ASIC
10 2 (0.78%) CMDB
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.78%) IPTV
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.79%) Linux
2 15 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (5.43%) Windows
4 5 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.12%) Programme Management
2 118 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (45.35%) Digital Marketing
4 106 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (36.43%) TDD
6 89 (34.50%) SOA
7 43 (16.67%) DevOps
8 39 (15.12%) Scrum
9 22 (8.53%) Configuration Management
10 20 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.75%) ITIL
10 20 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (6.98%) Microservices
12 15 (5.81%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (5.81%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (5.81%) Test Automation
13 12 (4.65%) Open Source
13 12 (4.65%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.65%) UML
14 11 (4.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.17%) Java
2 38 (14.73%) XPath
3 36 (13.95%) Java 8
4 26 (10.08%) SQL
5 12 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.26%) Groovy
7 10 (3.88%) Java 9
7 10 (3.88%) Python
8 9 (3.49%) C#
9 8 (3.10%) C++
9 8 (3.10%) Perl
10 7 (2.71%) Ruby
11 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.94%) ES6
12 4 (1.55%) Go
12 4 (1.55%) R
13 3 (1.16%) C
13 3 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (0.78%) Scala
15 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.43%) Degree
3 8 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.94%) MCP
6 4 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCNP
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) APMP
8 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) CCENT
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) HNC
8 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) GCP
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.88%) Docker
4 4 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.78%) XenApp
5 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (11.63%) Ansible
2 17 (6.59%) Terraform
3 8 (3.10%) Puppet
4 6 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.16%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.78%) Kibana
7 2 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.39%) vMotion
Vendors
1 118 (45.74%) SAP
2 57 (22.09%) Oracle
3 55 (21.32%) WSO2
4 20 (7.75%) Cisco
5 13 (5.04%) VMware
6 12 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.71%) Talend
8 6 (2.33%) Dell
8 6 (2.33%) HP
8 6 (2.33%) Mapbox
8 6 (2.33%) Mitel
8 6 (2.33%) Percona
9 4 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.55%) Remedy
9 4 (1.55%) Veeam
10 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.16%) Avaya
10 3 (1.16%) F5
10 3 (1.16%) New Relic
10 3 (1.16%) Splunk