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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 13 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 124 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.49% 2.94% 4.55%
As % of the General category 21.79% 7.40% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 3 6
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£350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
569 419 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.57% 39.68% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 210 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 12
Average hourly rate £12.21 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £13.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 45 £336 - 3
Amersham +3 13 £457 -
High Wycombe +7 7 £363 -3.33% 4
Chesham 0 4 - -
Marlow +5 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 6
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 31 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (15.43%) ITIL
5 28 (14.89%) SLA
5 28 (14.89%) Project Management
6 26 (13.83%) Programme Management
7 25 (13.30%) SQL
7 25 (13.30%) Radio Access Network
8 23 (12.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (11.70%) Service Management
10 21 (11.17%) Microsoft
11 20 (10.64%) Marketing
12 19 (10.11%) Business Objects
12 19 (10.11%) SAP
12 19 (10.11%) Manufacturing
13 18 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
14 17 (9.04%) LTE
14 17 (9.04%) Validation
14 17 (9.04%) GSM
14 17 (9.04%) UMTS
14 17 (9.04%) DTV
15 16 (8.51%) Linux
16 15 (7.98%) Cisco
16 15 (7.98%) Electronics
16 15 (7.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 14 (7.45%) PRINCE2
17 14 (7.45%) Perl
17 14 (7.45%) Data Warehouse

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.72%) MS Office
4 4 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (7.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.30%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (9.04%) LTE
2 17 (9.04%) GSM
2 17 (9.04%) UMTS
3 13 (6.91%) 3G
4 12 (6.38%) LAN
4 12 (6.38%) WAN
4 12 (6.38%) 2G
5 9 (4.79%) 4G
6 6 (3.19%) GPRS
6 6 (3.19%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.19%) DNS
7 5 (2.66%) BGP
7 5 (2.66%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.66%) MPLS
7 5 (2.66%) OSPF
8 4 (2.13%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.13%) VPN
8 4 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.19%) MS Access
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.53%) OLTP
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.06%) Selenium
2 2 (1.06%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.53%) JMeter
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Marketing
3 19 (10.11%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.98%) Electronics
5 10 (5.32%) Legal
6 7 (3.72%) Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Retail
8 2 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (27.66%) Analyst
2 19 (10.11%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.45%) Architect
4 12 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.85%) Technical Design Authority
6 9 (4.79%) Operations Manager
6 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.72%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Transmission Engineer
8 6 (3.19%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Report Specialist
8 6 (3.19%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (2.66%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.66%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.66%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (2.66%) Change Analyst
9 5 (2.66%) Author
9 5 (2.66%) Technical Author
10 4 (2.13%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) .NET
2 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.60%) Backbone.js
4 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.06%) CSS
5 2 (1.06%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.53%) Java EE
6 1 (0.53%) Ajax
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) Flash
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) DTV
2 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) SCADA
3 4 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (1.06%) User Experience
4 2 (1.06%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.53%) Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Linux
2 7 (3.72%) Windows
3 5 (2.66%) UNIX
4 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) SUSE
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) HPUX
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (15.43%) ITIL
3 28 (14.89%) Project Management
4 26 (13.83%) Programme Management
5 22 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.70%) Service Management
6 18 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (9.04%) Validation
8 14 (7.45%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.45%) Analytics
9 13 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.85%) Migration
10 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.32%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.32%) Change Management
12 9 (4.79%) Supplier Management
12 9 (4.79%) Data Validation
13 8 (4.26%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.26%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.30%) SQL
2 14 (7.45%) Perl
3 12 (6.38%) Python
4 5 (2.66%) C#
4 5 (2.66%) Java
5 4 (2.13%) C
6 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.60%) VBA
7 2 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) Korn
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.91%) ISEB
2 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.66%) CCIE
5 5 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.13%) Degree
6 4 (2.13%) CCNA
7 3 (1.60%) CCDP
7 3 (1.60%) CCNP
7 3 (1.60%) CCIP
7 3 (1.60%) PMP
7 3 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.06%) GCED
8 2 (1.06%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.06%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.89%) SLA
2 8 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Samba
2 1 (0.53%) NFS
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) Netcool
2 3 (1.60%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.53%) YaST
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.11%) Business Objects
2 19 (10.11%) SAP
3 15 (7.98%) Cisco
4 14 (7.45%) Greenplum
5 10 (5.32%) Oracle
6 9 (4.79%) HP
7 7 (3.72%) Remedy
8 6 (3.19%) F5
9 5 (2.66%) VMware
9 5 (2.66%) Juniper
9 5 (2.66%) IBM
10 3 (1.60%) Citrix
10 3 (1.60%) Nokia
10 3 (1.60%) Lotus
10 3 (1.60%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.60%) Cognos
11 2 (1.06%) Progress
11 2 (1.06%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.06%) BT