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 29 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 5.26% 5.45% 5.56%
As % of the General category 25.00% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.04% -  
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 Stevenage with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 21.05% 23.64% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £265 £475 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.21% +55.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £430 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £490 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.25 £37.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £8.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Validation

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Installation Technician
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared