The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 71 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 23 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 1.49% 0.80%
As % of the General category 4.55% 4.49% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 11
Average daily rate £325 £295 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -23.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Telecoms
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
505 468 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.92% 33.22% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 274 291
Average daily rate £375 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £275 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 28
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £9.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £16.00 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +13 7 £300 +11.11% 5
Nottinghamshire -7 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Derbyshire -17 5 £413 +65.00% 2
Leicestershire -9 1 £250 -20.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
3 7 (14.89%) Marketing
4 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 5 (10.64%) MS Office
5 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
5 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.64%) Electronics
5 5 (10.64%) Logistics
5 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
6 4 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) SLA
6 4 (8.51%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) VoIP
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 3 (6.38%) PBX
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) ADSL
5 2 (4.26%) DHCP
5 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.26%) IPv4
5 2 (4.26%) LLU
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) PSTN
5 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) 4G
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) MPLS
6 1 (2.13%) PABX
6 1 (2.13%) Skype
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) MS Access
3 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) ReportNet
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Grunt
2 1 (2.13%) gulp
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.64%) Electronics
5 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Coordinator
2 4 (8.51%) Analyst
2 4 (8.51%) Customer Support Manager
2 4 (8.51%) Developer
2 4 (8.51%) Support Manager
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Consultant
3 3 (6.38%) Procurement Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) Ajax
2 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) JSP
2 1 (2.13%) Sass
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.38%) PDA
4 2 (4.26%) New Media
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
2 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
2 5 (10.64%) Logistics
3 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
3 4 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) ETL
4 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.38%) Line Management
4 3 (6.38%) WFM
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.26%) System Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 2 (4.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) PHP
2 1 (2.13%) R
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) BT
5 3 (6.38%) hybris
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) ATG
6 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Cognos
6 2 (4.26%) Meraki
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Sophos
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Huawei
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper