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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Rank 34 47 32
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.33% 1.54% 4.40%
As % of the General category 19.85% 3.65% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £356 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 131 192 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.87% 42.29% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 100
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.81% +7.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.70 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +9 3 £400 -33.33% 2
Basildon - 1 £135 - 1
Witham - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 39 (70.91%) Finance
1 39 (70.91%) Manufacturing
2 29 (52.73%) Electronics
2 29 (52.73%) Programme Management
2 29 (52.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (52.73%) Marketing
2 29 (52.73%) SAP
2 29 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (52.73%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) SOA
5 22 (40.00%) TDD
6 21 (38.18%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) Java
8 14 (25.45%) SOAP
9 13 (23.64%) Web Services
9 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (21.82%) DevOps
10 12 (21.82%) Middleware
11 11 (20.00%) ITIL
11 11 (20.00%) Banking
11 11 (20.00%) JSON
11 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (20.00%) RESTful
12 9 (16.36%) Swagger
12 9 (16.36%) XPath
12 9 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (16.36%) XSLT
12 9 (16.36%) Oracle
12 9 (16.36%) SharePoint

Telecoms
Top Related 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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (10.91%) Mule
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (14.55%) AutoCAD
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Project
2 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (52.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.64%) DSL
2 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Frame Relay
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) MPLS
2 2 (3.64%) Node B
2 2 (3.64%) RNC
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.91%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 39 (70.91%) Finance
1 39 (70.91%) Manufacturing
2 29 (52.73%) Electronics
2 29 (52.73%) Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
1 9 (16.36%) IT Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Facilities Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Test Automation Specialist
2 7 (12.73%) Test Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Integration Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) SOA Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) IT Security Officer
5 4 (7.27%) SOA Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) ITSM Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) SOAP
2 13 (23.64%) Web Services
3 12 (21.82%) Middleware
4 11 (20.00%) JSON
4 11 (20.00%) RESTful
5 9 (16.36%) Swagger
5 9 (16.36%) XSLT
6 6 (10.91%) Apache Camel
6 6 (10.91%) Play Framework
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (7.27%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) J2EE
8 3 (5.45%) WireMock
9 2 (3.64%) JSON Schema
9 2 (3.64%) XSD
10 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.82%) JDBC
10 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.82%) REST
10 1 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) CentOS
2 2 (3.64%) Fedora
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Digital Marketing
1 29 (52.73%) Programme Management
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) SOA
4 22 (40.00%) TDD
5 21 (38.18%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.82%) DevOps
8 11 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (14.55%) Open Source
9 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
10 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.91%) API Design
11 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
12 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
12 5 (9.09%) Information Security
12 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) XPath
3 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) Groovy
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) CISM
2 5 (9.09%) CISSP
2 5 (9.09%) SSCP
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) SAP
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) WSO2
4 3 (5.45%) BMC
4 3 (5.45%) Remedy
5 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Nokia
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Siemens
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