The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 606 559
Rank change year-on-year +30 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Project Manager 29 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 40
Median daily rate £388 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £326 £375
% change year-on-year +18.77% -13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Telecoms Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Telecoms Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 19 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 3 months to 29 March 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
England +38 28 £388 +12.72% 1
South East +12 13 £356 +18.25% 1
Berkshire +27 8 £388 +51.96% 1
London +23 8 £400 -7.56%
Bristol +3 5 £445 -
South West -5 5 £445 -
Reading +12 4 £425 +66.66%
Banbury - 2 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
Hampshire +8 1 £275 -4.34%
Basingstoke +5 1 £275 -4.34%
City of London -3 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 £413 -
Kent - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £413 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 49 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 27 (55.10%) Project Management
3 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.33%) MS Project
6 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) LTE
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
8 5 (10.20%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.20%) Remedy
8 5 (10.20%) Ericsson
8 5 (10.20%) VoLTE
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (6.12%) Change Management
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.12%) SLA
10 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.08%) Data Privacy
11 2 (4.08%) AirWatch

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 (2.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Project
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (12.24%) LTE
3 5 (10.20%) VoLTE
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.08%) DWDM
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) SDH
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) 2G
6 1 (2.04%) 4G
6 1 (2.04%) IGMP
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Skype
6 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
General
1 49 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Velocity
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Project Management
2 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.08%) Budget Control
8 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.08%) Data Privacy
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Ericsson
2 5 (10.20%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) BT
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) Huawei
3 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Nokia
4 1 (2.04%) VMware