The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 8 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.44% 4.37% 8.42%
As % of the General category 31.76% 15.38% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
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£115 £140 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -72.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £97 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £505 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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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 Basingstoke region.

General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 65 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 39.17% 28.38% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 56
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Basingstoke region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco
4 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
5 11 (16.42%) Finance
5 11 (16.42%) C
6 10 (14.93%) Windows
6 10 (14.93%) Juniper
7 9 (13.43%) ERP
7 9 (13.43%) MS Office
7 9 (13.43%) Project Management
7 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
7 9 (13.43%) Time Management
7 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.43%) SaaS
8 8 (11.94%) MPLS
8 8 (11.94%) UNIX
8 8 (11.94%) Internet
8 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
9 7 (10.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (10.45%) Perl
9 7 (10.45%) PHP
9 7 (10.45%) Brocade
10 6 (8.96%) Degree
10 6 (8.96%) Migration
10 6 (8.96%) Network Planning
10 6 (8.96%) Workflow
10 6 (8.96%) MS Access
10 6 (8.96%) IPv6

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) MPLS
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
1 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.96%) IPv6
3 2 (2.99%) SSH
3 2 (2.99%) OSPF
3 2 (2.99%) Telnet
3 2 (2.99%) BGP
3 2 (2.99%) FTP
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) ATM
4 1 (1.49%) Broadband
4 1 (1.49%) GSM
4 1 (1.49%) SDH
4 1 (1.49%) UMTS
4 1 (1.49%) WLAN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) SNMP
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MS Access
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Coordinator
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (10.45%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Design Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) IP Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) XSLT
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) XHTML
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Ajax
2 1 (1.49%) WinForms
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.49%) jQuery
2 1 (1.49%) WCF
2 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) W3C
3 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ERP
1 9 (13.43%) Project Management
1 9 (13.43%) Time Management
2 6 (8.96%) Migration
2 6 (8.96%) Network Planning
2 6 (8.96%) Workflow
3 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
4 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.99%) Web Development
6 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.99%) Validation
6 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) C
2 7 (10.45%) Perl
2 7 (10.45%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) CCNP
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ACCA
7 1 (1.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) GAAP
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) Juniper
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 7 (10.45%) Brocade
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Remedy
7 2 (2.99%) Proofpoint
7 2 (2.99%) Genesys
7 2 (2.99%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.49%) Motorola
8 1 (1.49%) Primavera
8 1 (1.49%) MetaSolv
8 1 (1.49%) Telcordia
8 1 (1.49%) Huawei