The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.94% 2.33% 7.08%
As % of the General category 40.00% 8.33% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 - £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.25% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +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 Suffolk with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 25 72 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 19.84% 27.91% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 36
Median daily rate £375 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £321 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Suffolk

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Suffolk

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Suffolk

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich +18 10 £450 -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) eTOM
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCENT
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.69%) Domain Models
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) HBase
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.69%) ADSL
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) RSVP
1 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) HBase
1 1 (7.69%) Impala
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Data Modeller
1 2 (15.38%) Head of IT
1 2 (15.38%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (15.38%) Head of Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Relationship Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Process Modeller
2 1 (7.69%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) CGI
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) eTOM
3 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Domain Models
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCENT
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kibana
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat