Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 44 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.94% 2.05% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.69% 4.95% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Kent median daily rate £220 £185 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -32.73% -24.14%
10th Percentile £204 £120 £215
90th Percentile £256 £212 £288
South East median daily rate £372 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.62% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £24.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -40.82% +55.56% +1.61%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 186 202 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.83% 41.39% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 158 118
Kent median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £215
90th Percentile £653 £569 £491
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +185.19% -22.97%
10th Percentile £42.75 £57.15 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £94.85 £39.46
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Margate - 3 £233 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (60.00%) GPON
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (40.00%) VDSL
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Listening
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (60.00%) GPON
2 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (40.00%) VDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Hardware Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Active Listening
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA