Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 34 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 48 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 2.68% 6.54% 12.91%
As % of the General category 12.16% 22.64% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 120
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £525
% change year-on-year - -19.05% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £16.20 £21.32
% change year-on-year +157.72% -24.01% -46.71%

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 74 212 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.02% 28.88% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 138 271
Median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £260 £199 £298
90th Percentile £560 £620 £600
East of England median daily rate £445 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +1.14% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £29.50 £20.95 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.81% -36.52% -16.98%
10th Percentile £15.12 £14.50 £15.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.70 £70.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £17.71
% change year-on-year +102.90% -2.60% -52.46%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Essex.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Essex.

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 September 2020. 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
Brentwood - 2 £413 -
Harlow +5 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Public Sector
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Fuse
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
3 5 (55.56%) Swagger
3 5 (55.56%) Talend
3 5 (55.56%) WSO2
3 5 (55.56%) WireMock
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (55.56%) Mule

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 5 (55.56%) Mule
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Fuse
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) 802.11
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) DOCSIS
2 1 (11.11%) DSL
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) Telnet
2 1 (11.11%) UPnP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WPA
2 1 (11.11%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Integration Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) Swagger
2 5 (55.56%) WireMock
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (11.11%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDET
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) XPath
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Talend
2 5 (55.56%) WSO2
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft