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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 70 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.70% 5.33% 5.18%
As % of the General category 13.23% 14.14% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 5
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£375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £44.97 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.97% +47.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £24.59 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £57.59 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-22.46% +2.20%
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
529 389 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.08% 37.73% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 150
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 17
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £13.35 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £51.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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 +4 26 £394 +16.83% 6
Amersham +2 11 £463 -
High Wycombe -9 6 £363 -3.33% 7
Chesham 0 1 - -
Marlow - - - - 3
Aylesbury - - - - 10
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 26 (17.93%) MS Excel
3 23 (15.86%) ITIL
3 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.86%) SLA
4 22 (15.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (14.48%) Programme Management
5 21 (14.48%) Service Management
5 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (13.10%) Project Management
7 18 (12.41%) Validation
8 17 (11.72%) Marketing
8 17 (11.72%) SAP
9 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (11.03%) DTV
9 16 (11.03%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (11.03%) Manufacturing
10 15 (10.34%) Electronics
10 15 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 15 (10.34%) Business Objects
11 14 (9.66%) UMTS
11 14 (9.66%) 3G
11 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.97%) 2G
12 13 (8.97%) Legal
13 12 (8.28%) LTE
13 12 (8.28%) GSM
13 12 (8.28%) 4G
13 12 (8.28%) Radio Access Network

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.21%) MS Office
4 6 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) UMTS
1 14 (9.66%) 3G
2 13 (8.97%) 2G
3 12 (8.28%) LTE
3 12 (8.28%) 4G
3 12 (8.28%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (8.28%) GSM
4 4 (2.76%) GPRS
5 3 (2.07%) MVNO
5 3 (2.07%) LAN
5 3 (2.07%) WAN
6 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.38%) PSTN
6 2 (1.38%) SDH
6 2 (1.38%) VoIP
6 2 (1.38%) ISDN
6 2 (1.38%) ATM
7 1 (0.69%) Broadband
7 1 (0.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) MS Access
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Selenium
1 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.69%) JMeter
2 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 17 (11.72%) Marketing
3 16 (11.03%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.34%) Electronics
5 13 (8.97%) Legal
6 4 (2.76%) Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Analyst
2 14 (9.66%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.59%) Architect
4 11 (7.59%) Data Analyst
5 9 (6.21%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (4.14%) Report Specialist
6 6 (4.14%) Operations Manager
7 5 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.45%) Data Manager
7 5 (3.45%) Change Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (2.76%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (2.76%) Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.07%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.07%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.76%) Backbone.js
3 4 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.07%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.69%) Java EE
6 1 (0.69%) WCF
6 1 (0.69%) jQuery
6 1 (0.69%) JPA
6 1 (0.69%) Web Services
6 1 (0.69%) JMS
6 1 (0.69%) Middleware
6 1 (0.69%) Spring
6 1 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) DTV
2 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.38%) SCADA
4 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.69%) GIS
4 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.86%) ITIL
2 21 (14.48%) Service Management
2 21 (14.48%) Programme Management
2 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (13.10%) Project Management
4 18 (12.41%) Validation
5 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.03%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.59%) Data Management
7 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.90%) Data Validation
9 8 (5.52%) Scrum
10 7 (4.83%) Logistics
10 7 (4.83%) Resource Management
10 7 (4.83%) Use Case
10 7 (4.83%) Coaching
11 6 (4.14%) eTOM
11 6 (4.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.21%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) C#
3 4 (2.76%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.07%) VBA
5 2 (1.38%) C
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) C++
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) ISEB
2 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PMP
5 2 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.69%) GCED
6 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.86%) SLA
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.76%) Netcool
3 2 (1.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.38%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.72%) SAP
3 15 (10.34%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) Nokia
6 3 (2.07%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.38%) Progress
7 2 (1.38%) Cramer
7 2 (1.38%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Juniper
8 1 (0.69%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Remedy
8 1 (0.69%) Primavera
8 1 (0.69%) BT
8 1 (0.69%) NEC
8 1 (0.69%) Lotus
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