The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Telecommunications Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 261 246
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 31 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
Median daily rate £275 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £272 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £249 £325
% change year-on-year +10.55% -23.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -19.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.88% -19.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7368 8379 8989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.56% 95.03% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4310 4996 5126
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Engineer in the South East

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in the South East

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms Engineer in the South East

Telecoms Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms Engineer in the South East

Telecoms Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire +24 18 £275 -4.34%
Hampshire +15 10 £310 +55.00% 2
Surrey - 3 - - 4
Telecoms Engineer
England

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Telecoms 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 South East region featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (31.58%) LTE
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Wireless
5 9 (23.68%) Back Office
6 8 (21.05%) VMware
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco
7 7 (18.42%) VoIP
7 7 (18.42%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) 3G
9 5 (13.16%) LAN
10 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.53%) Billing
10 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (10.53%) 4G
10 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (7.89%) Cross-Platform Development
11 3 (7.89%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (7.89%) GCC
11 3 (7.89%) GDB
11 3 (7.89%) Trac
11 3 (7.89%) Ansible
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
11 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.89%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) LTE
2 10 (26.32%) Wireless
3 7 (18.42%) VoIP
4 5 (13.16%) 3G
4 5 (13.16%) LAN
5 4 (10.53%) 4G
5 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (7.89%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (7.89%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (7.89%) GGSN
6 3 (7.89%) GSM
6 3 (7.89%) MGW
6 3 (7.89%) PBX
6 3 (7.89%) RANAP
6 3 (7.89%) RTP
6 3 (7.89%) SGSN
6 3 (7.89%) UMTS
6 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.63%) 2G
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Sisense
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) GCC
1 3 (7.89%) GDB
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Trac
General
1 38 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Back Office
3 4 (10.53%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (7.89%) STL
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) BYOD
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (7.89%) DevOps
2 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
2 3 (7.89%) OO
2 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
2 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) eTOM
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Remedy
5 2 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.63%) Huawei
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago