Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 11.35% 1.09% 4.32%
As % of the General category 40.00% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.75 - -

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 28.37% 13.04% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 7
Stevenage median daily rate £330 £300 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -34.78% +67.27%
10th Percentile £251 £144 £330
90th Percentile £394 £460 £560
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +14.24% -2.04%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +34.27%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Stevenage

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Stevenage

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Stevenage

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Stevenage over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (62.50%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
3 7 (43.75%) LTE
3 7 (43.75%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (43.75%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
3 7 (43.75%) 3GPP
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
3 7 (43.75%) VHDL
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
6 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
6 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
6 3 (18.75%) Automotive
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) 3GPP
1 7 (43.75%) LTE
1 7 (43.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SpaceWire
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
1 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
1 3 (18.75%) Avionics
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Validation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 7 (43.75%) VHDL
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) ASIC
4 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (43.75%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
1 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) CMMI
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Design
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) ANSI C
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ECSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Cygwin
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) VMware