Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 32 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17 +23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 91 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.41% 9.60% 13.77%
As % of the General category 10.98% 26.45% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 84 84
Essex median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £263 £525 £506
90th Percentile £603 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -23.81% +2.44% +36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Essex median hourly rate - £13.17 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.15% -31.43%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £13.17 £40.50
% change year-on-year +241.82% -67.49% +257.46%

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 164 344 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.06% 36.29% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 219 218
Essex median daily rate £400 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +2.44% +36.67%
10th Percentile £183 £331 £311
90th Percentile £619 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 30
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £39.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -49.84% +13.12%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.55 £19.75
90th Percentile £22.71 £49.13 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.21% -47.22% +66.28%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 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
Southend-on-Sea +32 6 £300 -50.00% 1
Halstead - 2 £525 -
Chelmsford -7 1 £600 +6.67% 6
Colchester - 1 - - 4
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Public Sector
3 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Business Development
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) VDSL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Local Government
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) B2B
5 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
5 3 (16.67%) Active Listening
5 3 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Product Roadmap

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) GPON
1 3 (16.67%) VDSL
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Public Sector
3 3 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Build Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Product Business Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Product Owner
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum Master
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Product Owner
2 2 (11.11%) RF Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Active Listening
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Business Development
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
4 3 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) ES6
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Ericsson