The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 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.

Telecommunications
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.80% 9.49% 4.35%
As % of the General category 19.35% 30.61% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
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 Middlesex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31 49 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 24.80% 31.01% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 27
Median daily rate £441 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Middlesex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Middlesex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Middlesex

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Middlesex

Telecoms
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Ant

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) InfluxDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) React
1 2 (16.67%) Sensu
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) AOP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Fluentd
1 2 (16.67%) Graphite
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Salt
1 2 (16.67%) StatsD
1 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (8.33%) Concur
3 1 (8.33%) SAP