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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 21 37 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 90 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.34% 4.12% 9.74%
As % of the General category 16.57% 11.17% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 6
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£363 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.66% -16.66%
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
543 385 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.29% 36.88% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 190 105
Average daily rate £375 £359 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £166 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +73.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £11.40 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 March 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 March 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 +1 18 £375 +7.14% 7
Amersham -1 6 £500 -
High Wycombe -2 6 £363 -23.68% 3
Chesham 0 5 - -
Marlow -3 2 £250 -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 68 (33.50%) Finance
2 37 (18.23%) Project Management
3 35 (17.24%) ITIL
4 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (15.27%) SQL
6 29 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 28 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
8 27 (13.30%) SLA
9 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (11.82%) Validation
11 23 (11.33%) Service Management
12 21 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.34%) Business Objects
12 21 (10.34%) Marketing
13 20 (9.85%) Legal
13 20 (9.85%) Manufacturing
14 19 (9.36%) SAP
14 19 (9.36%) DTV
14 19 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.37%) Cisco
16 17 (8.37%) Linux
16 17 (8.37%) Electronics
16 17 (8.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (7.39%) LAN
18 15 (7.39%) WAN
18 15 (7.39%) Perl
18 15 (7.39%) Analytics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.45%) MS Office
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (8.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (7.39%) LAN
2 15 (7.39%) WAN
3 14 (6.90%) UMTS
3 14 (6.90%) GSM
3 14 (6.90%) LTE
4 10 (4.93%) 4G
5 9 (4.43%) 3G
5 9 (4.43%) DNS
6 8 (3.94%) 2G
7 6 (2.96%) Ethernet
7 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.96%) VoIP
7 6 (2.96%) MPLS
8 5 (2.46%) OSPF
8 5 (2.46%) BGP
8 5 (2.46%) Internet
8 5 (2.46%) EIGRP
8 5 (2.46%) Firewall
8 5 (2.46%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.97%) MS Access
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.99%) MySQL
6 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.99%) OLTP
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.99%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Selenium
3 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 68 (33.50%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Marketing
3 20 (9.85%) Legal
3 20 (9.85%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.37%) Electronics
5 9 (4.43%) Banking
6 4 (1.97%) Automotive
6 4 (1.97%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (21.18%) Analyst
2 21 (10.34%) Vendor Manager
3 16 (7.88%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.39%) Architect
5 14 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.42%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.42%) Operations Manager
6 11 (5.42%) Technical Design Authority
7 7 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
7 7 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 6 (2.96%) Applications Support
8 6 (2.96%) Data Network Engineer
8 6 (2.96%) Report Specialist
9 5 (2.46%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 5 (2.46%) Author
9 5 (2.46%) Technical Author
9 5 (2.46%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.46%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (2.46%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (1.97%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.46%) .NET
1 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.48%) CSS
2 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (0.99%) Backbone.js
3 2 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.49%) Flash
4 1 (0.49%) JMS
4 1 (0.49%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) Spring
4 1 (0.49%) Ajax
4 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.49%) WCF
4 1 (0.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) DTV
2 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.97%) PKI
3 4 (1.97%) SCADA
4 3 (1.48%) CMDB
4 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.99%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Handset
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Linux
2 8 (3.94%) Windows
3 6 (2.96%) UNIX
4 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) HPUX
5 1 (0.49%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) SUSE
5 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.23%) Project Management
2 35 (17.24%) ITIL
3 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.82%) Validation
7 23 (11.33%) Service Management
8 19 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (7.39%) Analytics
10 14 (6.90%) Change Management
11 13 (6.40%) Migration
11 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.91%) Supplier Management
12 12 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.42%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
15 8 (3.94%) Incident Management
15 8 (3.94%) Release Management
15 8 (3.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.27%) SQL
2 15 (7.39%) Perl
3 13 (6.40%) Python
4 5 (2.46%) C#
5 4 (1.97%) Java
5 4 (1.97%) C
6 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) Korn
7 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) ISEB
2 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.45%) Degree
6 5 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.46%) CCNA
6 5 (2.46%) CCIE
7 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (1.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.48%) CCIP
8 3 (1.48%) HNC
8 3 (1.48%) HND
8 3 (1.48%) CCDP
9 2 (0.99%) CISSP
9 2 (0.99%) CISA
9 2 (0.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) SLA
2 8 (3.94%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) NFS
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.48%) Netcool
2 3 (1.48%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.49%) OVSD
3 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.49%) YaST
3 1 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (10.34%) Business Objects
1 21 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.36%) SAP
3 17 (8.37%) Cisco
4 13 (6.40%) Greenplum
5 9 (4.43%) Remedy
6 8 (3.94%) HP
6 8 (3.94%) Oracle
7 7 (3.45%) F5
8 5 (2.46%) VMware
8 5 (2.46%) Juniper
9 4 (1.97%) IBM
10 3 (1.48%) Citrix
10 3 (1.48%) Nokia
10 3 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus
11 2 (0.99%) BT
11 2 (0.99%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.99%) Cognos
11 2 (0.99%) Intel
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