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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 66 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.75% 5.87% 6.07%
As % of the General category 12.57% 15.70% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 8
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£363 £363 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £106 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -0.68%
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 £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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
525 395 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.77% 37.37% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 188 169
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 £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 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 1 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 +9 22 £400 +18.69% 4
Amersham +2 10 £350 -
High Wycombe -13 3 £250 -31.03% 9
Chesham 0 1 - -
Bletchley - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 9
Beaconsfield - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.42%) Finance
3 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 24 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (16.20%) SLA
5 23 (16.20%) ITIL
6 22 (15.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (14.79%) Service Management
8 20 (14.08%) Business Objects
9 19 (13.38%) Programme Management
10 18 (12.68%) Validation
11 17 (11.97%) Project Management
12 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
12 16 (11.27%) Data Management
13 15 (10.56%) SAP
14 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.86%) 3G
14 14 (9.86%) Manufacturing
14 14 (9.86%) Marketing
14 14 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (9.15%) Electronics
15 13 (9.15%) 2G
15 13 (9.15%) DTV
15 13 (9.15%) UMTS
15 13 (9.15%) Radio Access Network
16 12 (8.45%) 4G
16 12 (8.45%) Legal
17 11 (7.75%) LTE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.34%) MS Office
4 7 (4.93%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) 3G
2 13 (9.15%) 2G
2 13 (9.15%) UMTS
2 13 (9.15%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (8.45%) 4G
4 11 (7.75%) LTE
4 11 (7.75%) GSM
5 4 (2.82%) GPRS
6 3 (2.11%) VoIP
6 3 (2.11%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) LAN
6 3 (2.11%) MVNO
7 2 (1.41%) PSTN
7 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) ATM
7 2 (1.41%) ISDN
7 2 (1.41%) Internet
8 1 (0.70%) MPLS
8 1 (0.70%) DSL
8 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.82%) MS Access
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.70%) JMeter
2 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.86%) Marketing
3 13 (9.15%) Electronics
4 12 (8.45%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) Law
6 3 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (32.39%) Analyst
2 13 (9.15%) Data Analyst
3 11 (7.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Architect
5 9 (6.34%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Data Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Operations Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Report Specialist
9 4 (2.82%) Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) Design Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.11%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Senior QA Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Senior Quality Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) IT Architect
10 3 (2.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.82%) Backbone.js
3 4 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.11%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.70%) Spring
6 1 (0.70%) Ajax
6 1 (0.70%) Java EE
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
6 1 (0.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) JPA
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) JMS
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) DTV
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.70%) IVR
4 1 (0.70%) Tandem
4 1 (0.70%) CMDB
4 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.70%) PMI
4 1 (0.70%) GIS
4 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.52%) Windows
2 2 (1.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (16.20%) ITIL
3 21 (14.79%) Service Management
4 19 (13.38%) Programme Management
5 18 (12.68%) Validation
6 17 (11.97%) Project Management
7 16 (11.27%) Data Management
8 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.04%) Data Validation
12 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.63%) Scrum
14 7 (4.93%) Resource Management
14 7 (4.93%) Coaching
15 6 (4.23%) Use Case
15 6 (4.23%) eTOM
15 6 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (4.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.34%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) C#
3 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.11%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) VBA
5 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (3.52%) ISEB
2 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
3 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) PMP
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) HND
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
5 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) SLA
2 7 (4.93%) QA
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Netcool
1 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) Business Objects
3 15 (10.56%) SAP
4 8 (5.63%) Oracle
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 3 (2.11%) VMware
6 3 (2.11%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.41%) HP
7 2 (1.41%) Progress
7 2 (1.41%) Nokia
7 2 (1.41%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.41%) Cramer
8 1 (0.70%) Primavera
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy
8 1 (0.70%) Lotus
8 1 (0.70%) Juniper
8 1 (0.70%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.70%) BT
8 1 (0.70%) NEC
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos
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