Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager - Telecommunications
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 842 812
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Project Manager 77 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.054% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.057% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 58
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £307 £264 £271
90th Percentile £575 £491 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £33.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Telecoms Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Telecoms Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Project Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 76 £394 -4.55% 1
UK excluding London +37 53 £375 +3.45% 1
South East +22 43 £375 -9.09%
London -20 19 £525 +23.53%
South West +7 4 £363 +3.57% 1
North of England +70 3 £450 +16.13%
West Midlands +27 3 - -
Midlands +22 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
North West +10 1 £450 +5.88%

Telecoms Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Telecoms Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Telecoms Project Manager in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 43 (55.84%) Project Management
3 22 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.39%) WAN
6 8 (10.39%) 3G
6 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
6 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
6 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.39%) 4G
7 7 (9.09%) Virtual Team
7 7 (9.09%) PMP
7 7 (9.09%) Broadband
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (9.09%) Finance
7 7 (9.09%) Change Management
8 6 (7.79%) PMI
8 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
8 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
8 6 (7.79%) Degree
8 6 (7.79%) Billing
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (6.49%) LAN
9 5 (6.49%) Wireless
9 5 (6.49%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi

Telecoms Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.30%) Confluence
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.30%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) 3G
1 8 (10.39%) 4G
1 8 (10.39%) WAN
2 7 (9.09%) Broadband
3 5 (6.49%) LAN
3 5 (6.49%) Wireless
4 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 4 (5.19%) MPLS
4 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.90%) DWDM
5 3 (3.90%) LTE
5 3 (3.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) ADSL
6 2 (2.60%) SDH
7 1 (1.30%) 2G
7 1 (1.30%) MVNO
7 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Big Data
1 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 77 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Billing
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) PMI
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) IVR
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Project Management
2 22 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
5 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) Virtual Team Management
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) Service Management
10 3 (3.90%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 3 (3.90%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL
10 3 (3.90%) Resource Allocation
11 2 (2.60%) Conflict Management
11 2 (2.60%) Programme Delivery
11 2 (2.60%) Project Governance
11 2 (2.60%) Prototyping
11 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) PMP
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.60%) APMP
8 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) BT
3 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.30%) Juniper
3 1 (1.30%) Motorola
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) Siebel
3 1 (1.30%) Verint
3 1 (1.30%) Virgin Media