Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 712 789
Rank change year-on-year -113 +77 -92
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 39 103 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 35
England median daily rate £338 £290 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +75.76% -46.77%
10th Percentile £227 £160 £81
90th Percentile £486 £403 £345
UK median daily rate £338 £288 £195
% change year-on-year +17.39% +47.44% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 18
England median hourly rate £19.88 £13.86 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.40% +10.88% -16.67%
10th Percentile £16.61 £11.72 £10.43
90th Percentile £22.64 £25.45 £28.18
UK median hourly rate £19.88 £13.86 £12.50
% change year-on-year +43.40% +10.88% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,514 83,249 96,747
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,251 54,303 63,739
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,880 2,680 2,877
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% -1.59% +8.57%

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
South East -39 13 £356 +20.76% 5
London -37 9 £338 -15.63% 8
South West +2 5 £275 -19.71% 12
North of England -32 5 £245 +53.13% 3
East of England 0 4 - - 11
Yorkshire -21 3 £228 - 1
North East -6 2 £550 +83.33% 1
Midlands -13 1 - - 10
West Midlands -13 1 - - 8
Telecoms Engineer
UK

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Telecoms Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) Finance
5 5 (12.82%) Physics
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
5 5 (12.82%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (10.26%) SDH
6 4 (10.26%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) VoIP
6 4 (10.26%) ATM
6 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) DNS
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) Siemens
6 4 (10.26%) 3G
6 4 (10.26%) DWDM
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Banking
7 3 (7.69%) IVR
7 3 (7.69%) Mitel

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.56%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) 3G
3 4 (10.26%) ATM
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) DWDM
3 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (10.26%) SDH
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) VoIP
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.69%) 4G
4 3 (7.69%) Frame Relay
4 3 (7.69%) OpenScape
4 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) 2G
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 3 (7.69%) Handset
1 3 (7.69%) IVR
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Physics
2 4 (10.26%) OO
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Chemistry
4 2 (5.13%) Contract Management
4 2 (5.13%) Decision-Making
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.13%) Product Management
4 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Service Design
4 2 (5.13%) SFIA
4 2 (5.13%) Tech Ops
4 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCDP
3 2 (5.13%) CCIE
3 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
3 4 (10.26%) Siemens
4 3 (7.69%) Aruba
4 3 (7.69%) BT
4 3 (7.69%) Huawei
4 3 (7.69%) Mitel
5 2 (5.13%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Meraki
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Nokia
5 2 (5.13%) Openreach
5 2 (5.13%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Red Box