The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 22 14
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 11.36% 3.13% 8.88%
As % of the General category 41.67% 9.23% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 - £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24 65 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 27.27% 33.85% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 39
Median daily rate £363 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £575 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Ipswich

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Ipswich over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Ipswich

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) eTOM
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCENT
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.14%) Domain Models
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.14%) ADSL
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) RSVP
1 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) HBase
1 1 (7.14%) Impala
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Data Modeller
1 2 (14.29%) Head of IT
1 2 (14.29%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (14.29%) Head of Operations
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Relationship Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Designer
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Process Modeller
2 1 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CGI
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Digital TV
1 1 (7.14%) IPTV
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) eTOM
3 2 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) Domain Models
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCENT
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat