Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Communications Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 590 -
Rank change year-on-year -37 - +591
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.010% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
London median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £425 £170 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,032 39,796 42,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.01% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,029 28,359 29,670
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 557 647
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.71% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.05 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management