The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Telnet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telnet over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

Telnet
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 637 612
Rank change year-on-year +53 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telnet 12 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.015% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.095% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Median daily rate £275 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +38.46% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Telnet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6012 8398 8316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.43% 15.69% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3584 5075 4598
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.46% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 380 471
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £25.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +12.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -21.77% +34.61%  

Telnet
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Telnet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Telnet in the UK

Telnet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telnet in the UK

Telnet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telnet over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telnet in the UK

Telnet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telnet in the UK

Telnet
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telnet within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +56 12 £275 -15.38% 4
London +23 8 £256 - 2
South East +25 3 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
Horsham - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West End of London - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telnet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Telnet.

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
4 9 (45.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) SNMP
5 8 (40.00%) FTP
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Unix
6 7 (35.00%) SSL
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
7 6 (30.00%) SMTP
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) IIS
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) SSH
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) Control-M
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) NetBackup

Telnet
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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 9 (45.00%) HTTP
4 8 (40.00%) FTP
4 8 (40.00%) SNMP
5 7 (35.00%) SSL
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 6 (30.00%) SMTP
6 6 (30.00%) SSH
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) HSRP
8 2 (10.00%) ICMP
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (5.00%) Broadband
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Flash
3 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) WSDL
3 2 (10.00%) XSL
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) ODBC
4 1 (5.00%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) DataPower
3 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) LotusScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCIP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Control-M
1 4 (20.00%) Dollar Universe
1 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Veritas
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Cramer
6 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos