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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 36 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 65 50 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.25% 4.38% 9.10%
As % of the General category 11.78% 11.44% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 11
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£350 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
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
552 437 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.59% 38.30% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 227 117
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £226 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 18
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 0 23 £290 -27.50% 5
High Wycombe +1 5 £350 -26.31% 1
Chesham 0 4 - -
Amersham -2 3 - -
Marlow -3 1 £250 -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 64 (34.59%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Project Management
2 31 (16.76%) SQL
2 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.68%) Radio Access Network
4 27 (14.59%) ITIL
5 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
5 26 (14.05%) Programme Management
6 24 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (12.43%) Validation
8 22 (11.89%) Business Objects
8 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (10.81%) SLA
10 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
10 19 (10.27%) Marketing
11 18 (9.73%) Manufacturing
11 18 (9.73%) SAP
12 17 (9.19%) Cisco
12 17 (9.19%) DTV
12 17 (9.19%) Legal
12 17 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (8.65%) Analytics
13 16 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (8.65%) Linux
14 15 (8.11%) LAN
14 15 (8.11%) WAN
14 15 (8.11%) Electronics
14 15 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 14 (7.57%) Change Management
15 14 (7.57%) Python

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.68%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (8.11%) LAN
2 15 (8.11%) WAN
3 11 (5.95%) GSM
3 11 (5.95%) UMTS
3 11 (5.95%) LTE
3 11 (5.95%) 4G
4 9 (4.86%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.32%) DNS
5 8 (4.32%) 3G
6 7 (3.78%) MPLS
6 7 (3.78%) OSPF
6 7 (3.78%) BGP
6 7 (3.78%) EIGRP
6 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.78%) 2G
7 6 (3.24%) Firewall
7 6 (3.24%) Wireless
7 6 (3.24%) SSL
8 5 (2.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.24%) MS Access
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.08%) OLTP
6 2 (1.08%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.08%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.54%) Introscope
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (34.59%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Marketing
3 18 (9.73%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.19%) Legal
5 15 (8.11%) Electronics
6 8 (4.32%) Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (23.78%) Analyst
2 21 (11.35%) Vendor Manager
3 15 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.57%) Architect
5 13 (7.03%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.95%) Technical Design Authority
7 10 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.78%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Consultant
9 6 (3.24%) Data Network Engineer
9 6 (3.24%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.24%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.70%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Author
10 5 (2.70%) Technical Author
10 5 (2.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) PMO Lead
11 4 (2.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.62%) CSS
1 3 (1.62%) .NET
1 3 (1.62%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.54%) Flash
2 1 (0.54%) JDBC
2 1 (0.54%) SOAP
2 1 (0.54%) Web Services
2 1 (0.54%) J2EE
2 1 (0.54%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.54%) JNDI
2 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.19%) DTV
3 6 (3.24%) PKI
4 4 (2.16%) SCADA
4 4 (2.16%) CMDB
5 3 (1.62%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.54%) Handset
7 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) e-Health
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.65%) Linux
2 7 (3.78%) UNIX
2 7 (3.78%) Windows
3 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) AIX
4 1 (0.54%) HPUX
4 1 (0.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.54%) SUSE
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.76%) Project Management
1 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (14.59%) ITIL
3 26 (14.05%) Programme Management
4 24 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.43%) Validation
6 17 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.65%) Analytics
8 14 (7.57%) Change Management
9 13 (7.03%) Service Management
9 13 (7.03%) Migration
10 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.41%) Supplier Management
11 10 (5.41%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.32%) Performance Management
13 8 (4.32%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.32%) Business Analysis
13 8 (4.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) SQL
2 14 (7.57%) Python
2 14 (7.57%) Perl
3 3 (1.62%) C
3 3 (1.62%) C#
4 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.08%) Korn
4 2 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.54%) PHP
5 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.54%) C++
5 1 (0.54%) Jython
5 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.49%) ISEB
3 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.32%) Degree
5 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.78%) CCIE
7 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.24%) CCNA
8 5 (2.70%) CCDP
8 5 (2.70%) CCNP
8 5 (2.70%) CCIP
9 3 (1.62%) HNC
9 3 (1.62%) HND
9 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.08%) GCED
10 2 (1.08%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (1.08%) GNVQ
10 2 (1.08%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) NFS
3 1 (0.54%) Samba
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.62%) Netcool
2 3 (1.62%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.54%) OVSD
3 1 (0.54%) YaST
3 1 (0.54%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Business Objects
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.73%) SAP
4 17 (9.19%) Cisco
5 13 (7.03%) Greenplum
6 9 (4.86%) Remedy
6 9 (4.86%) F5
7 8 (4.32%) HP
8 7 (3.78%) Oracle
9 5 (2.70%) IBM
10 4 (2.16%) VMware
10 4 (2.16%) Juniper
11 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.62%) Citrix
12 2 (1.08%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.08%) Cognos
12 2 (1.08%) Informatica
12 2 (1.08%) Intel
12 2 (1.08%) Lotus
13 1 (0.54%) Symantec