The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 71 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.71% 6.28% 6.28%
As % of the General category 13.40% 13.06% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £22.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.33% -36.61%
Telecoms
South East

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

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
530 628 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.64% 48.09% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 327 168
Average daily rate £385 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 14
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +21 37 £400 +3.22% 5
High Wycombe +1 9 £450 +5.88% 7
Marlow - 3 £190 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Programme Management
3 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (12.50%) SQL
5 17 (12.50%) ITIL
6 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.03%) Project Management
8 14 (10.29%) SAP
9 13 (9.56%) Cisco
9 13 (9.56%) DTV
9 13 (9.56%) Manufacturing
9 13 (9.56%) Electronics
9 13 (9.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (9.56%) Marketing
9 13 (9.56%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (8.82%) Change Management
10 12 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (8.82%) Oracle
11 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
11 11 (8.09%) Windows
11 11 (8.09%) LAN
11 11 (8.09%) MPLS
11 11 (8.09%) CMDB
11 11 (8.09%) Legal
11 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (7.35%) OSPF
12 10 (7.35%) BGP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) LAN
1 11 (8.09%) MPLS
2 10 (7.35%) OSPF
2 10 (7.35%) BGP
3 9 (6.62%) WAN
3 9 (6.62%) VPN
3 9 (6.62%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (5.88%) DNS
4 8 (5.88%) Internet
5 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.15%) Unified Communications
6 6 (4.41%) 4G
6 6 (4.41%) BIG-IP
6 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.41%) DHCP
7 5 (3.68%) Wireless
7 5 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.94%) EIGRP
8 4 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.68%) PowerCenter
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.94%) MS Access
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.94%) Big Data
5 3 (2.21%) SSDT
5 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.21%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (2.21%) DB2
6 2 (1.47%) OLTP
6 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.47%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JMeter
1 2 (1.47%) Selenium
1 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.74%) Introscope
2 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Electronics
2 13 (9.56%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.56%) Marketing
3 11 (8.09%) Legal
4 6 (4.41%) Banking
5 5 (3.68%) Law
6 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Analyst
2 19 (13.97%) Administrator
3 10 (7.35%) Architect
4 9 (6.62%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 7 (5.15%) Windows Administrator
6 7 (5.15%) BizTalk Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) IT Procurement Manager
7 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.41%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.41%) Procurement Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.68%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Project Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Programme Assurance Manager
9 4 (2.94%) Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Consultant
9 4 (2.94%) Hadoop Administrator
10 3 (2.21%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) J2EE
2 1 (0.74%) CSS
2 1 (0.74%) JDBC
2 1 (0.74%) SOAP
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.74%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.74%) JNDI
2 1 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.56%) DTV
3 11 (8.09%) CMDB
4 9 (6.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.68%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) PKI
7 2 (1.47%) e-Health
7 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.74%) SCADA
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Windows
2 9 (6.62%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.44%) Programme Management
2 17 (12.50%) ITIL
3 15 (11.03%) Project Management
3 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.56%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (8.82%) Change Management
6 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.88%) Migration
8 8 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Validation
10 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.41%) High Availability
10 6 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.41%) Critical Success Factor
11 5 (3.68%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) Java
2 2 (1.47%) Korn
2 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) C#
3 1 (0.74%) VB
3 1 (0.74%) Python
3 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.74%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.62%) CCNP
3 8 (5.88%) CCNA
4 5 (3.68%) Degree
5 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) CCIE
5 4 (2.94%) ISEB
6 3 (2.21%) CCDP
6 3 (2.21%) CCIP
6 3 (2.21%) HNC
6 3 (2.21%) HND
7 2 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (1.47%) GNVQ
7 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.74%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) SAP
3 13 (9.56%) Cisco
4 12 (8.82%) Oracle
5 7 (5.15%) F5
5 7 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 7 (5.15%) Avaya
6 5 (3.68%) Informatica
7 4 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.21%) Remedy
8 3 (2.21%) VMware
9 2 (1.47%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.47%) CA
9 2 (1.47%) HP
9 2 (1.47%) Intel
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) NetApp
10 1 (0.74%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.74%) Capita
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