The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / M4 Corridor
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 37.04% 23.08%
As % of the General category 100.00% 62.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £230 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.02%  
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 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 the M4 Corridor with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
M4 Corridor
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1 16 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 59.26% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £230 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 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 the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in the M4 Corridor.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in the M4 Corridor.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 26 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 M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 1 (100.00%) CloudSense

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) CloudSense
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce