The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 59 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.82% 2.11% 2.69%
As % of the General category 39.07% 5.18% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 2 10
Median daily rate £538 £280 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.96% -53.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £256 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £304 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 151 193 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.36% 40.80% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 150
Median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 65 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 2 £538 -
Brentwood -2 1 £210 -
Billericay - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 76 (88.37%) Manufacturing
2 70 (81.40%) Finance
3 66 (76.74%) Electronics
3 66 (76.74%) Programme Management
3 66 (76.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 66 (76.74%) Marketing
3 66 (76.74%) Digital Marketing
3 66 (76.74%) SAP
3 66 (76.74%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (70.93%) TDD
6 59 (68.60%) SOA
7 54 (62.79%) Middleware
8 41 (47.67%) JSON
9 39 (45.35%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (44.19%) XML
11 37 (43.02%) XSLT
11 37 (43.02%) XPath
11 37 (43.02%) Swagger
12 36 (41.86%) Oracle
13 35 (40.70%) WSO2
13 35 (40.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 34 (39.53%) Oracle Service Bus
14 34 (39.53%) Apache Camel
14 34 (39.53%) WireMock
14 34 (39.53%) Mule
14 34 (39.53%) Maven
15 27 (31.40%) DevOps
16 26 (30.23%) Scrum
17 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 35 (40.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (39.53%) Mule
2 34 (39.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (9.30%) AutoCAD
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 66 (76.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) LAN
1 3 (3.49%) WAN
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Node B
2 2 (2.33%) RNC
2 2 (2.33%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) Informix
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (39.53%) Maven
2 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 76 (88.37%) Manufacturing
2 70 (81.40%) Finance
3 66 (76.74%) Electronics
3 66 (76.74%) Marketing
4 5 (5.81%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) Agile Developer
2 32 (37.21%) SOA Developer
3 30 (34.88%) Integration Developer
4 14 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Facilities Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Lead Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum Master
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Agile Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Middleware Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
12 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.79%) Middleware
2 41 (47.67%) JSON
3 38 (44.19%) XML
4 37 (43.02%) Swagger
4 37 (43.02%) XSLT
5 34 (39.53%) Apache Camel
5 34 (39.53%) WireMock
6 10 (11.63%) SOAP
7 9 (10.47%) Web Services
8 8 (9.30%) RESTful
9 4 (4.65%) WSDL
9 4 (4.65%) XSD
10 3 (3.49%) JSON Schema
10 3 (3.49%) Play Framework
10 3 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.16%) JDBC
11 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.35%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) CentOS
3 2 (2.33%) Fedora
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (76.74%) Business Intelligence
1 66 (76.74%) Digital Marketing
1 66 (76.74%) Programme Management
2 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (70.93%) TDD
4 59 (68.60%) SOA
5 27 (31.40%) DevOps
6 26 (30.23%) Scrum
7 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.30%) Coaching
10 6 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.98%) Kanban
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
11 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.81%) Open Source
11 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
13 3 (3.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) XPath
2 11 (12.79%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) Groovy
4 3 (3.49%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) Python
5 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) R
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) CISM
2 3 (3.49%) CISSP
2 3 (3.49%) SSCP
3 2 (2.33%) MCSA
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (17.44%) Puppet
3 3 (3.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (76.74%) SAP
2 36 (41.86%) Oracle
3 35 (40.70%) WSO2
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.33%) Nokia
6 2 (2.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) BMC
7 1 (1.16%) Mitel
7 1 (1.16%) Remedy
7 1 (1.16%) webMethods
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