The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 56 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 75 106 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.11% 4.20% 3.66%
As % of the General category 10.18% 13.95% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 34
Average daily rate £363 £414 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £121 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.59%
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
737 760 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.53% 30.10% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 464 364
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.47 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.76% -30.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £40.00
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 of England

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire +7 36 £350 -7.59% 21
Essex -12 13 £388 -35.41% 8
Norfolk 0 12 £325 -
Suffolk +5 7 £550 -
Cambridgeshire -18 7 £550 +161.90% 18
Bedfordshire +5 3 £240 -46.66% 7
East Anglia - 1 £218 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 35 (19.89%) Windows
3 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 28 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 27 (15.34%) Banking
6 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 21 (11.93%) Cisco
8 20 (11.36%) Java
8 20 (11.36%) Linux
8 20 (11.36%) Degree
9 18 (10.23%) WAN
10 17 (9.66%) Manufacturing
11 16 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (9.09%) LAN
12 15 (8.52%) SQL
12 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (8.52%) Migration
13 13 (7.39%) Project Management
13 13 (7.39%) Firewall
13 13 (7.39%) Remedy
13 13 (7.39%) ITIL
13 13 (7.39%) Unix
13 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
13 13 (7.39%) Windows 7
14 12 (6.82%) UML
14 12 (6.82%) XML
14 12 (6.82%) Active Directory
14 12 (6.82%) HP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.27%) Lync
2 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (1.70%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) Kinematics
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) WAN
2 16 (9.09%) LAN
3 13 (7.39%) Firewall
4 12 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (5.68%) MPLS
7 8 (4.55%) VPN
8 7 (3.98%) BGP
8 7 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (3.98%) EIGRP
8 7 (3.98%) OSPF
9 6 (3.41%) DNS
9 6 (3.41%) Network Security
9 6 (3.41%) SSL
10 5 (2.84%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (2.84%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.84%) Junos
10 5 (2.84%) NetScreen
10 5 (2.84%) RSVP
10 5 (2.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) Apache Hive
2 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.27%) Big Data
3 4 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.27%) MySQL
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) Impala
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.84%) AccuRev
3 5 (2.84%) Ant
3 5 (2.84%) Selenium
4 4 (2.27%) Hudson
4 4 (2.27%) Maven
5 3 (1.70%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.70%) MSI
6 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.14%) JIRA
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) GCC
7 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 27 (15.34%) Banking
3 17 (9.66%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.11%) Electronics
5 8 (4.55%) Marketing
6 6 (3.41%) Retail
7 5 (2.84%) Military
8 3 (1.70%) Automotive
8 3 (1.70%) Avionics
9 2 (1.14%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.05%) Developer
2 18 (10.23%) Analyst
3 16 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.52%) Architect
5 10 (5.68%) Network Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Telecoms Engineer
6 9 (5.11%) Consultant
7 8 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (2.84%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.84%) Desktop Support Technician
10 5 (2.84%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.82%) XML
2 11 (6.25%) HTML
3 10 (5.68%) Web Services
4 8 (4.55%) CSS
4 8 (4.55%) J2EE
5 7 (3.98%) .NET
6 6 (3.41%) Struts
7 4 (2.27%) HTML5
7 4 (2.27%) Java EE
7 4 (2.27%) SOAP
7 4 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (2.27%) Spring
8 3 (1.70%) JSF
8 3 (1.70%) JSON
8 3 (1.70%) Middleware
8 3 (1.70%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (1.70%) REST
8 3 (1.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.70%) TopLink
9 2 (1.14%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.98%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.84%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.84%) NHS
5 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) CESG
7 2 (1.14%) e-Health
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) VHDL
8 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.89%) Windows
2 20 (11.36%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Unix
3 13 (7.39%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.84%) Solaris
5 5 (2.84%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (8.52%) Migration
4 13 (7.39%) ITIL
4 13 (7.39%) Project Management
5 12 (6.82%) UML
6 11 (6.25%) TDD
7 9 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.11%) ERP
7 9 (5.11%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.55%) CRM
8 8 (4.55%) DevOps
8 8 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (4.55%) Information Management
8 8 (4.55%) User Stories
9 7 (3.98%) ITSM
9 7 (3.98%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.41%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.36%) Java
2 15 (8.52%) SQL
3 8 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.41%) Python
5 5 (2.84%) Perl
6 4 (2.27%) C
6 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.70%) ANSI C
7 3 (1.70%) Ruby
7 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.70%) VB
8 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.57%) C#
9 1 (0.57%) R
9 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.36%) Degree
3 15 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.68%) CCNA
6 7 (3.98%) CCNP
7 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.84%) CCIE
8 5 (2.84%) CCSA
8 5 (2.84%) CCSE
8 5 (2.84%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.84%) JNCIE
8 5 (2.84%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.84%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.27%) ISEB
10 3 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.70%) MCITP
10 3 (1.70%) MCSE
11 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) ECSS
2 2 (1.14%) GPG13
2 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Cygwin
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Check_MK
1 4 (2.27%) Kibana
1 4 (2.27%) SCCM
2 3 (1.70%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.14%) Nagios
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.93%) Cisco
3 13 (7.39%) Remedy
4 12 (6.82%) HP
5 9 (5.11%) Citrix
5 9 (5.11%) Juniper
6 8 (4.55%) IBM
6 8 (4.55%) SAP
7 7 (3.98%) BMC
8 6 (3.41%) Avaya
9 5 (2.84%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.84%) BT
9 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.84%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.84%) IronPort
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle
9 5 (2.84%) Pega
9 5 (2.84%) Tufin
10 4 (2.27%) F5
10 4 (2.27%) Splunk
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