Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DECT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DECT over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 884 888
Contract jobs citing DECT 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.061% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median daily rate - £440 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +72.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £440 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £15.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00

DECT is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14144 16517 15992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 15.59% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9972 9242
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 842 1032
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £47.50 £45.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

DECT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DECT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DECT in the UK