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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 59 77 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 42 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.39% 1.34% 2.99%
As % of the General category 7.16% 4.38% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 18
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£408 £325 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £444 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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
587 479 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.39% 30.67% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 291 221
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 34
Average hourly rate £10.61 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015. 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
Northamptonshire -3 15 £425 +30.76% 1
Derbyshire +5 10 £293 -10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £475 - 3
Leicestershire +5 7 £325 -3.70% 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.52%) Ethernet
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.90%) SLA
4 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 8 (12.90%) SDH
4 8 (12.90%) WAN
5 7 (11.29%) LAN
5 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) DNS
5 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 7 (11.29%) Line Management
6 6 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (9.68%) RNC
6 6 (9.68%) Logistics
6 6 (9.68%) Electronics
6 6 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (9.68%) Marketing
6 6 (9.68%) WFM
6 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.68%) Scrum
6 6 (9.68%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) DTV

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.06%) Mule
1 5 (8.06%) Mule ESB
2 3 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (4.84%) Lync
3 1 (1.61%) CICS
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Project
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Ethernet
2 8 (12.90%) SDH
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) LAN
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (9.68%) RNC
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) ATM
4 6 (9.68%) GSM
4 6 (9.68%) UMTS
5 5 (8.06%) MPLS
6 3 (4.84%) WLAN
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.84%) Wireless
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.23%) HSRP
7 2 (3.23%) Multicast
7 2 (3.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.68%) Electronics
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Coordinator
2 7 (11.29%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Supplier Manager
7 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) SOAP
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
1 5 (8.06%) RESTful
2 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) DTV
2 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.84%) FMCG
3 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.29%) Project Management
3 7 (11.29%) Line Management
4 6 (9.68%) Logistics
4 6 (9.68%) WFM
4 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 6 (9.68%) Scrum
5 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.23%) C
5 1 (1.61%) COBOL
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) CCIE
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) CCIP
4 2 (3.23%) CCDP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.84%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) WSUS
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
1 3 (4.84%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (9.68%) Ericsson
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Remedy
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.61%) F5
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