Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Telecommunications
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 53 43
Rank change year-on-year +37 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 126 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.93% 2.83% 3.71%
As % of the General category 40.13% 7.46% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 17 25
Essex median daily rate £525 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -27.27%
10th Percentile £506 £270 £263
90th Percentile £600 £585 £670
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +36.67% +15.38% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Essex median hourly rate - - £34.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £13.86 £32.50
% change year-on-year +188.60% -57.35% +17.12%

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 314 335 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.70% 37.98% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 191 273
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £232
90th Percentile £603 £525 £515
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 74 85
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.53 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +25.00% -13.33%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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 +10 3 £538 +465.79%
Brentwood -16 3 - -
Witham - 2 £519 -
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Basildon - 1 £160 -
Billericay - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 117 (92.86%) SAP
1 117 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
1 117 (92.86%) Electronics
1 117 (92.86%) Finance
1 117 (92.86%) Manufacturing
1 117 (92.86%) Programme Management
1 117 (92.86%) Marketing
1 117 (92.86%) Digital Marketing
2 116 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (90.48%) TDD
4 111 (88.10%) SOA
5 107 (84.92%) Middleware
6 83 (65.87%) XML
7 82 (65.08%) JSON
8 81 (64.29%) Greenfield Project
9 72 (57.14%) Oracle
9 72 (57.14%) Mule
9 72 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 72 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 72 (57.14%) WSO2
9 72 (57.14%) Apache Camel
10 71 (56.35%) Maven
10 71 (56.35%) XPath
10 71 (56.35%) XSLT
10 71 (56.35%) WireMock
10 71 (56.35%) Swagger
11 42 (33.33%) Scrum
12 36 (28.57%) SOAP
13 31 (24.60%) Web Services
13 31 (24.60%) DevOps

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 72 (57.14%) Mule
1 72 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 72 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) VPN
2 3 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) BGP
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.59%) MPLS
3 2 (1.59%) OSPF
3 2 (1.59%) VXLAN
3 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 2 (1.59%) WebEx
3 2 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (56.35%) Maven
2 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) XMLSpy
General
1 117 (92.86%) Electronics
1 117 (92.86%) Finance
1 117 (92.86%) Manufacturing
1 117 (92.86%) Marketing
2 3 (2.38%) Back Office
2 3 (2.38%) Local Government
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 58 (46.03%) Integration Developer
3 57 (45.24%) Agile Developer
4 55 (43.65%) SOA Developer
5 43 (34.13%) Senior Developer
6 27 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (20.63%) Lead Developer
7 26 (20.63%) Senior Agile Developer
8 20 (15.87%) Middleware Engineer
9 16 (12.70%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Agile Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Agile Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.76%) SOA Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Technical Business Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (84.92%) Middleware
2 83 (65.87%) XML
3 82 (65.08%) JSON
4 72 (57.14%) Apache Camel
5 71 (56.35%) Swagger
5 71 (56.35%) WireMock
5 71 (56.35%) XSLT
6 36 (28.57%) SOAP
7 31 (24.60%) Web Services
8 24 (19.05%) RESTful
9 12 (9.52%) WSDL
10 11 (8.73%) XSD
11 5 (3.97%) JSON Schema
11 5 (3.97%) REST
12 3 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (64.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
1 117 (92.86%) Digital Marketing
1 117 (92.86%) Programme Management
2 116 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (90.48%) TDD
4 111 (88.10%) SOA
5 42 (33.33%) Scrum
6 31 (24.60%) DevOps
7 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.76%) API Testing
10 5 (3.97%) API Design
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.38%) Coaching
11 3 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.38%) Kanban
11 3 (2.38%) Release Management
11 3 (2.38%) User Stories
12 2 (1.59%) Network Design
12 2 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.35%) XPath
2 25 (19.84%) Java
3 7 (5.56%) Groovy
4 4 (3.17%) SQL
5 3 (2.38%) X++
6 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.59%) CCIE
2 2 (1.59%) CCNA
2 2 (1.59%) CCNP
2 2 (1.59%) MCSA
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (21.43%) Puppet
2 5 (3.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 117 (92.86%) SAP
2 72 (57.14%) Oracle
2 72 (57.14%) WSO2
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds