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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.82% 7.72% 12.79%
As % of the General category 28.36% 18.52% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
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£176 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £124 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -59.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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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
67 108 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.57% 41.70% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 20
Average daily rate £325 £373 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £501 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) Network Planning
3 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
6 9 (20.45%) ERP
6 9 (20.45%) SaaS
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 6 (13.64%) Workflow
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.36%) Windows
9 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.09%) Time Management
10 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
10 4 (9.09%) MS Access
10 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.82%) DWDM
11 3 (6.82%) MS Office
12 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
12 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
12 2 (4.55%) Oracle
12 2 (4.55%) Avaya
12 2 (4.55%) Genesys
12 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.82%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DWDM
2 1 (2.27%) MVNO
2 1 (2.27%) LTE
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WLAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) 3G
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.27%) RFID
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Network Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Coordinator
4 6 (13.64%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) BSS Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Telephony Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Civil Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Designer
8 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (2.27%) Ajax
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.27%) WCF
1 1 (2.27%) jQuery
1 1 (2.27%) XHTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) XSLT
1 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) W3C
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Network Planning
2 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 9 (20.45%) ERP
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Workflow
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Time Management
6 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) APMP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ACCA
4 1 (2.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) GAAP
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Avaya
3 2 (4.55%) Genesys
3 2 (4.55%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.27%) Huawei
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Telcordia