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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.15% 5.50% 6.02%
As % of the General category 11.26% 15.18% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £107 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £44.97 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.31% +28.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +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
533 382 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.75% 36.24% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 181 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +230.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £12.98 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £59.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 17 £400 +18.69% 6
Amersham +3 9 £350 -
High Wycombe -9 5 £363 -3.33% 6
Chesham - 1 - -
Bletchley - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 7
Beaconsfield - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.46%) Finance
3 24 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 19 (14.62%) ITIL
5 19 (14.62%) SLA
5 19 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (13.85%) Service Management
7 17 (13.08%) Programme Management
8 16 (12.31%) Data Management
9 15 (11.54%) Validation
9 15 (11.54%) Project Management
9 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 14 (10.77%) SAP
10 14 (10.77%) 3G
11 13 (10.00%) 2G
11 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.00%) UMTS
11 13 (10.00%) Manufacturing
11 13 (10.00%) Marketing
11 13 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (9.23%) 4G
12 12 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (9.23%) Electronics
12 12 (9.23%) DTV
13 11 (8.46%) Legal
13 11 (8.46%) GSM
13 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.15%) MS Office
4 6 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) 3G
2 13 (10.00%) 2G
2 13 (10.00%) UMTS
2 13 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (9.23%) 4G
4 11 (8.46%) GSM
4 11 (8.46%) LTE
5 4 (3.08%) GPRS
6 3 (2.31%) LAN
6 3 (2.31%) MVNO
7 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 2 (1.54%) PSTN
7 2 (1.54%) SAN
7 2 (1.54%) ATM
7 2 (1.54%) ISDN
7 2 (1.54%) VoIP
7 2 (1.54%) WAN
7 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.77%) DNS
8 1 (0.77%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) MS Access
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.00%) Marketing
3 12 (9.23%) Electronics
4 11 (8.46%) Legal
5 4 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Analyst
2 13 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Architect
3 10 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.15%) Data Manager
4 8 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) Operations Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Change Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Developer
7 4 (3.08%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.31%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.31%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.31%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Administrator
8 3 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.08%) Backbone.js
3 4 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.31%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.77%) Java EE
6 1 (0.77%) WCF
6 1 (0.77%) jQuery
6 1 (0.77%) JPA
6 1 (0.77%) Web Services
6 1 (0.77%) JMS
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
6 1 (0.77%) Spring
6 1 (0.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) DTV
2 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.77%) IVR
4 1 (0.77%) Tandem
4 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.77%) CMDB
4 1 (0.77%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.77%) GIS
4 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (14.62%) ITIL
3 18 (13.85%) Service Management
4 17 (13.08%) Programme Management
5 16 (12.31%) Data Management
6 15 (11.54%) Project Management
6 15 (11.54%) Validation
7 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.15%) Scrum
12 7 (5.38%) Resource Management
12 7 (5.38%) Data Validation
12 7 (5.38%) Coaching
13 6 (4.62%) Use Case
13 6 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) SQL
2 5 (3.85%) C#
3 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.31%) Java
4 3 (2.31%) VBA
5 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) C
6 1 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.08%) ISEB
2 4 (3.08%) Degree
3 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.54%) PMP
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) HND
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Netcool
2 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 14 (10.77%) SAP
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco
5 3 (2.31%) Mapinfo
5 3 (2.31%) VMware
6 2 (1.54%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.54%) Cramer
6 2 (1.54%) Nokia
6 2 (1.54%) Progress
6 2 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) Juniper
7 1 (0.77%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos
7 1 (0.77%) Lotus
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) Remedy
7 1 (0.77%) Primavera
7 1 (0.77%) BT
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