The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.42% 0.56% 5.11%
As % of the General category 4.17% 3.03% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -21.81%
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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 Brighton region.

General Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.96% 18.64% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 27
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Telecoms
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) MSF
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) MSF
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya