Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 +20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 77 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.05% 13.18% 5.89%
As % of the General category 36.32% 34.27% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 38
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% +32.14%
10th Percentile £469 £506 £265
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.15% -31.43% -4.11%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.75 £11.33
% change year-on-year -67.69% +259.66% -68.96%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 212 248 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.91% 38.45% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 174 198
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -5.08%
10th Percentile £355 £323 £218
90th Percentile £600 £646 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 41
Essex median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +11.11% +37.80%
10th Percentile £12.55 £19.36 £16.00
90th Percentile £57.85 £63.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year -45.00% +30.23% +2.87%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Chelmsford - 4 £563 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -14 3 £600 +140.00%
Grays - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 71 (92.21%) SAP
1 71 (92.21%) Business Intelligence
1 71 (92.21%) Electronics
1 71 (92.21%) Finance
1 71 (92.21%) Manufacturing
1 71 (92.21%) Programme Management
1 71 (92.21%) Marketing
1 71 (92.21%) Digital Marketing
2 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (74.03%) Web Services
4 55 (71.43%) TDD
5 52 (67.53%) SOAP
5 52 (67.53%) SOA
6 51 (66.23%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (63.64%) Middleware
8 47 (61.04%) Java
9 46 (59.74%) RESTful
10 38 (49.35%) XML
10 38 (49.35%) Mule
10 38 (49.35%) WSO2
10 38 (49.35%) Apache Camel
11 36 (46.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 36 (46.75%) Oracle Service Bus
11 36 (46.75%) Oracle
12 33 (42.86%) JSON
13 27 (35.06%) Maven
14 26 (33.77%) XSLT
14 26 (33.77%) XPath
14 26 (33.77%) Swagger
14 26 (33.77%) WireMock

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 38 (49.35%) Mule
2 36 (46.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 36 (46.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Maven
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (92.21%) Electronics
1 71 (92.21%) Finance
1 71 (92.21%) Manufacturing
1 71 (92.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Integration Developer
3 27 (35.06%) Senior Developer
4 24 (31.17%) Java Developer
5 16 (20.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (19.48%) SOA Developer
7 11 (14.29%) Lead Developer
8 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (10.39%) Agile Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Author
11 5 (6.49%) Automation Tester
11 5 (6.49%) Technical Author
11 5 (6.49%) Technical Writer
11 5 (6.49%) Tester
12 4 (5.19%) Product Business Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (74.03%) Web Services
2 52 (67.53%) SOAP
3 49 (63.64%) Middleware
4 46 (59.74%) RESTful
5 38 (49.35%) Apache Camel
5 38 (49.35%) XML
6 33 (42.86%) JSON
7 26 (33.77%) Swagger
7 26 (33.77%) WireMock
7 26 (33.77%) XSLT
8 9 (11.69%) REST
9 2 (2.60%) JMS
9 2 (2.60%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (2.60%) WSDL
10 1 (1.30%) CSS
10 1 (1.30%) HTML
10 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (66.23%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (92.21%) Business Intelligence
1 71 (92.21%) Digital Marketing
1 71 (92.21%) Programme Management
2 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (71.43%) TDD
4 52 (67.53%) SOA
5 23 (29.87%) Scrum
6 14 (18.18%) DevOps
7 11 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) API Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Open Source
10 5 (6.49%) Service Management
10 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) Java 8
2 26 (33.77%) XPath
3 5 (6.49%) Groovy
4 2 (2.60%) Java 9
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Ansible
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.49%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (92.21%) SAP
2 38 (49.35%) WSO2
3 36 (46.75%) Oracle
4 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) Talend
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore