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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / Kent
Rank 43 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.74% 4.62% 0.79%
As % of the General category 5.00% 11.05% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 2
Median daily rate £280 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -55.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £199 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -70.45% +112.04%  

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 100 190 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 34.72% 41.76% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 144 47
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £177.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.73% +371.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Margate - 3 £265 -
Maidstone - 1 £510 - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Virgin Media

Telecoms
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Quantity Surveyor
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Nortel
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Virgin Media