Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +45
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 122 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.71% 12.21% 15.41%
As % of the General category 25.42% 32.28% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 111 101
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £513 £525 £444
90th Percentile £600 £600 £619
East of England median daily rate £425 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -19.05% +2.44% +46.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Essex median hourly rate - £20.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.14% +18.64%
East of England median hourly rate £16.60 £18.64 £31.50
% change year-on-year -10.92% -40.84% -10.00%

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 236 378 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.33% 37.84% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 259 309
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.28% +31.73%
10th Percentile £215 £298 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £459 £435
% change year-on-year -1.91% +5.46% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
Essex median hourly rate £26.25 £33.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -2.94% +36.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £16.05 £16.24
90th Percentile £46.90 £66.00 £61.28
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.71 £31.50
% change year-on-year -1.19% -43.78% +8.62%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Harlow -2 3 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea +7 2 £205 -65.83% 2
Chelmsford +2 2 £525 +7.69% 2
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 55 (91.67%) Public Sector
2 54 (90.00%) Digital Marketing
2 54 (90.00%) SAP
2 54 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (90.00%) Electronics
2 54 (90.00%) Finance
2 54 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 54 (90.00%) Programme Management
2 54 (90.00%) Marketing
3 52 (86.67%) TDD
4 51 (85.00%) SOAP
4 51 (85.00%) Web Services
4 51 (85.00%) SOA
4 51 (85.00%) RESTful
5 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (78.33%) Middleware
6 47 (78.33%) Java
6 47 (78.33%) Oracle
6 47 (78.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 47 (78.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 47 (78.33%) Mule
6 47 (78.33%) WSO2
6 47 (78.33%) Apache Camel
7 40 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
8 37 (61.67%) Java 8
9 29 (48.33%) Talend
10 17 (28.33%) XML
11 13 (21.67%) XSLT
11 13 (21.67%) Maven
11 13 (21.67%) JSON

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 47 (78.33%) Mule
1 47 (78.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 47 (78.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) BrowserStack
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) BGP
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
1 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.33%) IPsec
1 2 (3.33%) LAN
1 2 (3.33%) NX-OS
1 2 (3.33%) OSPF
1 2 (3.33%) VoIP
1 2 (3.33%) VPN
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) ATM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (91.67%) Public Sector
2 54 (90.00%) Electronics
2 54 (90.00%) Finance
2 54 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 54 (90.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 47 (78.33%) Java Developer
3 44 (73.33%) Senior Developer
3 44 (73.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Integration Developer
5 5 (8.33%) SOA Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Product Owner
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Product Owner
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Architect
9 1 (1.67%) ATM Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Field Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) IT Manager
9 1 (1.67%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (85.00%) RESTful
1 51 (85.00%) SOAP
1 51 (85.00%) Web Services
2 47 (78.33%) Apache Camel
2 47 (78.33%) Middleware
3 17 (28.33%) XML
4 13 (21.67%) JSON
4 13 (21.67%) Swagger
4 13 (21.67%) WireMock
4 13 (21.67%) XSLT
5 8 (13.33%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (5.00%) Spring
7 3 (5.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 40 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
1 54 (90.00%) Digital Marketing
1 54 (90.00%) Programme Management
2 52 (86.67%) TDD
3 51 (85.00%) SOA
4 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (6.67%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (6.67%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.67%) Coaching
9 1 (1.67%) Kanban
9 1 (1.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 1 (1.67%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (1.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) Java
2 37 (61.67%) Java 8
3 13 (21.67%) XPath
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) CCIE
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) CEH
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (90.00%) SAP
2 47 (78.33%) Oracle
2 47 (78.33%) WSO2
3 29 (48.33%) Talend
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Brocade