The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.47% 1.96% 13.46%
As % of the General category 2.86% 5.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£363 £150 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-36.50% -23.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

General Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 51.47% 39.22% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 7
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £22.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -0.08%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Chelmsford region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Chelmsford region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) IVR
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) XMPP
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) H.323
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel