Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 72 45
Rank change year-on-year +40 -27 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 295 132 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.81% 2.73% 3.92%
As % of the General category 16.68% 8.76% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 76 113
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +15.38% -16.13%
10th Percentile £282 £204 £116
90th Percentile £600 £488 £610
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 23
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £13.86 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +188.60% -57.35% +17.12%
10th Percentile £27.65 £9.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £41.25 £41.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -3.13% -23.81%

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 1769 1506 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.86% 31.17% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 884 963
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £220
90th Percentile £599 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 120 198
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.98 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.92 £43.75 £43.98
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +41 125 £525 +10.53% 3
Cambridgeshire +37 92 £350 +6.06% 5
Hertfordshire -11 47 £350 +7.69% 5
Bedfordshire +3 17 £389 -13.61%
Suffolk +2 11 £438 +37.25%
Norfolk -4 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 152 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (47.12%) Electronics
3 135 (45.76%) Finance
4 130 (44.07%) Manufacturing
5 128 (43.39%) Business Intelligence
6 125 (42.37%) SAP
6 125 (42.37%) Programme Management
6 125 (42.37%) Marketing
6 125 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
7 122 (41.36%) TDD
8 111 (37.63%) SOA
9 106 (35.93%) Middleware
10 83 (28.14%) XML
10 83 (28.14%) JSON
11 81 (27.46%) Greenfield Project
12 77 (26.10%) Oracle
13 72 (24.41%) Mule
13 72 (24.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 72 (24.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 72 (24.41%) WSO2
13 72 (24.41%) Apache Camel
14 71 (24.07%) Swagger
14 71 (24.07%) XPath
14 71 (24.07%) XSLT
14 71 (24.07%) Maven
14 71 (24.07%) WireMock
15 66 (22.37%) Wireless
16 57 (19.32%) C
17 52 (17.63%) Scrum
18 44 (14.92%) Python

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 72 (24.41%) Mule
1 72 (24.41%) Oracle Service Bus
1 72 (24.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.36%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.02%) Apache
4 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.37%) Wireless
2 23 (7.80%) Bluetooth
3 20 (6.78%) LAN
4 18 (6.10%) 3GPP
5 17 (5.76%) WAN
6 16 (5.42%) LTE
7 11 (3.73%) Firewall
8 10 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (3.05%) NAS
10 7 (2.37%) Internet
11 6 (2.03%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.03%) Value-Added Service
11 6 (2.03%) VoWiFi
12 5 (1.69%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (1.69%) MPLS
12 5 (1.69%) VLAN
13 4 (1.36%) DNS
13 4 (1.36%) SS7
13 4 (1.36%) VoIP
13 4 (1.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.69%) MySQL
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) GIS
4 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (24.07%) Maven
2 30 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.03%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.02%) Babel
5 3 (1.02%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.02%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.02%) webpack
6 2 (0.68%) Grunt
6 2 (0.68%) gulp
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 139 (47.12%) Electronics
2 135 (45.76%) Finance
3 130 (44.07%) Manufacturing
4 125 (42.37%) Marketing
5 11 (3.73%) Billing
6 7 (2.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.02%) Automotive
7 3 (1.02%) Avionics
7 3 (1.02%) Back Office
7 3 (1.02%) Banking
7 3 (1.02%) Law
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Local Government
7 3 (1.02%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (31.19%) Developer
2 58 (19.66%) Integration Developer
3 57 (19.32%) Agile Developer
4 55 (18.64%) SOA Developer
5 43 (14.58%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (8.81%) Lead Developer
7 26 (8.81%) Senior Agile Developer
8 23 (7.80%) Embedded Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) Middleware Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) Test Engineer
10 19 (6.44%) Software Engineer
11 17 (5.76%) Integration Engineer
11 17 (5.76%) Tester
12 14 (4.75%) Analyst
13 12 (4.07%) Bluetooth Engineer
13 12 (4.07%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.73%) Embedded Developer
15 10 (3.39%) Automation Tester
16 9 (3.05%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (35.93%) Middleware
2 83 (28.14%) JSON
2 83 (28.14%) XML
3 72 (24.41%) Apache Camel
4 71 (24.07%) Swagger
4 71 (24.07%) WireMock
4 71 (24.07%) XSLT
5 35 (11.86%) SOAP
6 31 (10.51%) Web Services
7 24 (8.14%) RESTful
8 11 (3.73%) WSDL
9 10 (3.39%) XSD
10 6 (2.03%) .NET
10 6 (2.03%) REST
11 4 (1.36%) JSON Schema
11 4 (1.36%) LAMP
11 4 (1.36%) Node.js
12 3 (1.02%) Redux
13 2 (0.68%) MXNet
13 2 (0.68%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 81 (27.46%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (2.37%) VHDL
7 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.03%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.03%) NHS
8 5 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.69%) Verilog
9 4 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.02%) Wiki
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.54%) Linux
2 32 (10.85%) Windows
3 11 (3.73%) Unix
4 7 (2.37%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (43.39%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
3 125 (42.37%) Programme Management
4 122 (41.36%) TDD
5 111 (37.63%) SOA
6 52 (17.63%) Scrum
7 35 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (11.19%) Configuration Management
9 31 (10.51%) DevOps
10 30 (10.17%) Test Automation
11 29 (9.83%) Software Engineering
12 26 (8.81%) Signal Processing
13 16 (5.42%) Project Management
13 16 (5.42%) Test Scripting
14 14 (4.75%) Digital Signal Processing
15 12 (4.07%) ITIL
15 12 (4.07%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (3.39%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.07%) XPath
2 57 (19.32%) C
3 44 (14.92%) Python
4 37 (12.54%) Embedded C
5 33 (11.19%) Java
6 21 (7.12%) C++
7 12 (4.07%) Tcl
8 8 (2.71%) Embedded C++
9 7 (2.37%) Assembly Language
9 7 (2.37%) SQL
10 6 (2.03%) Groovy
10 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.36%) PHP
12 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.02%) Perl
12 3 (1.02%) X++
13 2 (0.68%) C#
13 2 (0.68%) ES6
14 1 (0.34%) AWK
14 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (11.19%) Degree
2 21 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.03%) CCNA
5 6 (2.03%) CISSP
5 6 (2.03%) MCSE
6 5 (1.69%) CISM
6 5 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.02%) CCENT
7 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.02%) HNC
8 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCIE
8 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) QA
2 8 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.71%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 3 (1.02%) ECSS
4 3 (1.02%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) GLP
5 1 (0.34%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
4 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (10.17%) Puppet
2 28 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.37%) Ansible
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 125 (42.37%) SAP
2 77 (26.10%) Oracle
3 72 (24.41%) WSO2
4 12 (4.07%) Perforce
4 12 (4.07%) VMware
5 11 (3.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.05%) Cisco
7 6 (2.03%) Nokia
8 4 (1.36%) BMC
8 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.36%) Remedy
8 4 (1.36%) Tekelec
9 3 (1.02%) Citrix
10 2 (0.68%) Dell
10 2 (0.68%) EMC
10 2 (0.68%) F5
10 2 (0.68%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) HP
10 2 (0.68%) Huawei
10 2 (0.68%) Redknee