The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Amersham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Amersham 38.46% 46.67% 40.91%
As % of the General category 71.43% 77.78% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Amersham region.

General Category
Amersham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Amersham 53.85% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Amersham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Amersham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Amersham region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Amersham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Amersham region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Legal
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) SLA
4 4 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Law
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) GSM
6 2 (11.11%) UMTS
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 2 (11.11%) 3G
6 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Validation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Amersham region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (11.11%) GSM
2 2 (11.11%) UMTS
2 2 (11.11%) 4G
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) GPRS
3 1 (5.56%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Author
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
3 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects