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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.29% - 2.04%
As % of the General category 45.45% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 31.43% 17.65% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £650 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +73.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (37.50%) Automotive
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Avionics
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
3 3 (37.50%) ECSS
4 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
1 3 (37.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Validation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Installation Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) ANSI C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ECSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) VMware