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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 66 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.06% 4.46% 5.75%
As % of the General category 11.98% 11.70% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 £229 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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
551 453 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.25% 38.10% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 235 126
Average daily rate £350 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.83% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 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 24 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 +2 26 £340 -15.00% 2
High Wycombe -3 4 £350 -26.31% 3
Marlow -2 2 - - 1
Amersham -2 2 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 66 (35.29%) Finance
2 37 (19.79%) SQL
3 34 (18.18%) Project Management
4 31 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (14.97%) MS Excel
6 27 (14.44%) ITIL
6 27 (14.44%) Radio Access Network
7 26 (13.90%) Programme Management
8 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
9 23 (12.30%) Validation
9 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (11.76%) Business Objects
11 21 (11.23%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (9.63%) SLA
13 17 (9.09%) Change Management
14 16 (8.56%) Manufacturing
14 16 (8.56%) SAP
14 16 (8.56%) Linux
14 16 (8.56%) Analytics
15 15 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (8.02%) Cisco
15 15 (8.02%) WAN
15 15 (8.02%) LAN
15 15 (8.02%) Legal
15 15 (8.02%) Marketing
16 14 (7.49%) Service Management
16 14 (7.49%) Python
16 14 (7.49%) Perl
17 13 (6.95%) DTV

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.07%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.44%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (8.02%) WAN
2 15 (8.02%) LAN
3 11 (5.88%) 4G
4 9 (4.81%) UMTS
4 9 (4.81%) GSM
4 9 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.81%) LTE
5 8 (4.28%) 3G
5 8 (4.28%) DNS
6 7 (3.74%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.74%) MPLS
6 7 (3.74%) OSPF
6 7 (3.74%) BGP
6 7 (3.74%) EIGRP
6 7 (3.74%) 2G
7 6 (3.21%) Firewall
7 6 (3.21%) Wireless
7 6 (3.21%) SSL
8 5 (2.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.23%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.21%) MS Access
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.60%) OLTP
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (1.60%) SSDT
8 2 (1.07%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.53%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.07%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.07%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) Introscope
2 1 (0.53%) JMeter
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (35.29%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.02%) Legal
3 15 (8.02%) Marketing
4 13 (6.95%) Electronics
5 6 (3.21%) Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Automotive
7 2 (1.07%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Analyst
2 21 (11.23%) Vendor Manager
3 13 (6.95%) Architect
4 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
6 9 (4.81%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.74%) Coordinator
7 7 (3.74%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (3.21%) Data Network Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) Operations Manager
8 6 (3.21%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.21%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.21%) Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 5 (2.67%) Administrator
9 5 (2.67%) Consultant
9 5 (2.67%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.67%) Project Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.60%) CSS
1 3 (1.60%) .NET
1 3 (1.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.53%) Flash
2 1 (0.53%) JDBC
2 1 (0.53%) SOAP
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) J2EE
2 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.53%) JNDI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.95%) DTV
3 6 (3.21%) PKI
4 5 (2.67%) CMDB
5 4 (2.14%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) SCADA
7 2 (1.07%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.53%) e-Health
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Linux
2 12 (6.42%) Windows
3 8 (4.28%) UNIX
4 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) HPUX
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) SUSE
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.18%) Project Management
2 31 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (14.44%) ITIL
4 26 (13.90%) Programme Management
5 23 (12.30%) Validation
5 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.09%) Change Management
7 16 (8.56%) Analytics
8 15 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (7.49%) Service Management
10 12 (6.42%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.88%) Migration
12 10 (5.35%) Supplier Management
12 10 (5.35%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (4.28%) Performance Management
15 7 (3.74%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.74%) Load Balancing
15 7 (3.74%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.79%) SQL
2 14 (7.49%) Python
2 14 (7.49%) Perl
3 3 (1.60%) C#
4 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.07%) Korn
4 2 (1.07%) C
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.53%) Jython
5 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.88%) ISEB
3 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.74%) CCIE
5 7 (3.74%) Degree
6 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) CCNA
7 5 (2.67%) CCDP
7 5 (2.67%) CCNP
7 5 (2.67%) CCIP
8 3 (1.60%) HNC
8 3 (1.60%) HND
9 2 (1.07%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (1.07%) GNVQ
9 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.07%) NFS
3 1 (0.53%) Samba
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) Netcool
2 3 (1.60%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.53%) OVSD
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.53%) YaST
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 16 (8.56%) SAP
4 15 (8.02%) Cisco
5 13 (6.95%) Greenplum
6 9 (4.81%) F5
7 8 (4.28%) Remedy
7 8 (4.28%) HP
8 7 (3.74%) Oracle
9 5 (2.67%) IBM
9 5 (2.67%) VMware
10 4 (2.14%) Juniper
11 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.60%) Intel
11 3 (1.60%) Citrix
12 2 (1.07%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.07%) Informatica
12 2 (1.07%) Lotus
12 2 (1.07%) Cognos
13 1 (0.53%) Sun