The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 21 8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.53% 4.88%
As % of the General category - 12.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
Telecoms
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.90% 29.41% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
Average daily rate £425 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5