The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TETRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TETRA over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 637 634
Rank change year-on-year +59 -3  
Contract jobs citing TETRA 9 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.18% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £600 £593
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £559
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £700 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TETRA 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 6280 8561 8086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 16.14% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 5192 4560
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

TETRA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TETRA in the UK

TETRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TETRA in the UK

TETRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TETRA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TETRA in the UK

TETRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TETRA in the UK

TETRA
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +43 9 £400 -33.33%
London -3 3 £475 -20.83%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £350 -
Hampshire - 3 £350 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 £350 -
City of London +3 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TETRA 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 TETRA.

1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) LTE
3 5 (31.25%) 4G
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) CDMA
5 3 (18.75%) GSM
5 3 (18.75%) HNC
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
6 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
6 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) French Language
7 1 (6.25%) Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001

TETRA
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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LTE
2 5 (31.25%) 4G
3 3 (18.75%) CDMA
3 3 (18.75%) GSM
4 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) HNC
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) SAP