Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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.

Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 877 882
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 -45
Contract jobs citing TETRA 28 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.12% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 10
UK median daily rate £405 £588 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.06% +33.52% +32.83%
10th Percentile £325 £339 £313
90th Percentile £675 £693 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £404
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TETRA 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 13924 16275 15970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8473 9837 9234
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £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 731 831 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

TETRA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 +33 28 £405 -31.06% 1
UK excluding London +36 14 £350 - 1
London -29 14 £465 -20.85%
Midlands - 7 £388 -
West Midlands - 7 £388 -
South East - 6 £350 -
North of England +58 1 - - 1
North West +24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 17 (60.71%) LTE
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Validation
6 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (25.00%) 2G
6 7 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) Motorola
7 5 (17.86%) Remedy
7 5 (17.86%) Comptel
7 5 (17.86%) Korn
7 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.86%) AWK
7 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
7 5 (17.86%) TimesTen
7 5 (17.86%) sed
7 5 (17.86%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
8 4 (14.29%) CDMA
8 4 (14.29%) GSM
9 3 (10.71%) HNC

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 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) LTE
2 7 (25.00%) 2G
3 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 4 (14.29%) CDMA
3 4 (14.29%) GSM
4 3 (10.71%) 4G
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) 802.11
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) TimesTen
General
1 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Analyst
1 4 (14.29%) Project Planner
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Operational Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Operations Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Planning Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Security Advisor
3 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Planner
4 1 (3.57%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Validation
2 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) AWK
1 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
1 5 (17.86%) Korn
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
1 5 (17.86%) sed
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) HNC
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Comptel
2 5 (17.86%) Motorola
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Ubiquiti