Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Communications Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Communications Engineer
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 609 585
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
London median daily rate - - £440
England median daily rate - - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £10.00 -
England median hourly rate £36.98 £10.00 £46.94
% change year-on-year +269.75% -78.69% +34.10%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 43158 43889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28675 31024 30475
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 495 762
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.47 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.90 £53.23
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Communications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Communications Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Engineer in London

Communications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Communications Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Engineer in London

Communications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Communications Engineer in London

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Communications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (50.00%) WFM
1 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Verint