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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 113 84 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.68% 3.47% 7.17%
As % of the General category 11.30% 11.19% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 54
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£400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £174 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.59 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.01% +0.28%
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
1000 751 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.57% 31.05% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 395 548
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 85
Average hourly rate £20.50 £32.10 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.13% +60.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Hertfordshire -7 54 £425 +6.25% 15
Cambridgeshire +5 31 £250 +6.38% 32
Essex -8 19 £475 +35.71% 9
Bedfordshire -11 5 £475 +79.24% 9
Suffolk +10 4 £580 +132.00% 3
Norfolk -9 2 £370 +85.00% 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 66 (31.58%) Finance
2 59 (28.23%) Security Cleared
3 55 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 47 (22.49%) Windows
4 47 (22.49%) Microsoft
5 39 (18.66%) MS Excel
6 27 (12.92%) Banking
7 22 (10.53%) Oracle
8 21 (10.05%) MS Office
9 20 (9.57%) Linux
9 20 (9.57%) LAN
9 20 (9.57%) WAN
9 20 (9.57%) TCP/IP
9 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (9.09%) Degree
10 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 19 (9.09%) SQL
11 18 (8.61%) Windows 7
12 17 (8.13%) DNS
12 17 (8.13%) Cisco
12 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
12 17 (8.13%) Firewall
13 16 (7.66%) Project Management
13 16 (7.66%) UNIX
14 15 (7.18%) MS Exchange
14 15 (7.18%) ITIL
14 15 (7.18%) HP
14 15 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (6.70%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.22%) CMS
3 11 (5.26%) Lync
4 10 (4.78%) IIS
5 9 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.44%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.05%) MS Office
3 5 (2.39%) MS Project
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.48%) Simulink
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.57%) LAN
1 20 (9.57%) WAN
1 20 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.13%) DNS
2 17 (8.13%) Firewall
3 13 (6.22%) Wireless
3 13 (6.22%) VPN
3 13 (6.22%) DHCP
4 12 (5.74%) SAN
5 11 (5.26%) PBX
6 10 (4.78%) 3G
7 9 (4.31%) GSM
8 8 (3.83%) LTE
9 7 (3.35%) Internet
9 7 (3.35%) GPRS
9 7 (3.35%) 2G
10 6 (2.87%) 4G
11 5 (2.39%) ZigBee
11 5 (2.39%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (3.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.39%) DB2
4 5 (2.39%) Big Data
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.96%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) PVCS
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.44%) Toad
1 3 (1.44%) JDeveloper
1 3 (1.44%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 66 (31.58%) Finance
2 27 (12.92%) Banking
3 11 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (2.39%) Electronics
4 5 (2.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.91%) Law
5 4 (1.91%) Billing
6 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (13.40%) Developer
2 26 (12.44%) Analyst
3 13 (6.22%) Project Manager
3 13 (6.22%) Architect
4 8 (3.83%) Support Analyst
4 8 (3.83%) Support Engineer
4 8 (3.83%) Test Engineer
5 7 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (2.87%) Consultant
6 6 (2.87%) Network Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) Graduate
7 5 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (2.39%) Administrator
7 5 (2.39%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (2.39%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) Python Developer
7 5 (2.39%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.70%) .NET
2 10 (4.78%) Web Services
3 9 (4.31%) jQuery
4 8 (3.83%) XML
5 5 (2.39%) HTML
5 5 (2.39%) SVG
5 5 (2.39%) D3.js
5 5 (2.39%) Django
6 4 (1.91%) CSS
7 3 (1.44%) JSON
7 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.44%) REST
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.96%) Ajax
8 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.96%) LINQ
8 2 (0.96%) OAuth
8 2 (0.96%) OpenID
8 2 (0.96%) HTML5
8 2 (0.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Video Conferencing
1 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.26%) IVR
3 9 (4.31%) Clustering
4 8 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.87%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.39%) IBM XIV
7 5 (2.39%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.91%) Statistics
9 3 (1.44%) HP Superdome
10 2 (0.96%) Open Source
10 2 (0.96%) Replication
10 2 (0.96%) DTV
11 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.49%) Windows
2 20 (9.57%) Linux
2 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (8.61%) Windows 7
4 16 (7.66%) UNIX
5 8 (3.83%) HPUX
6 6 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.39%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.91%) Solaris
8 4 (1.91%) AIX
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) bada
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (7.66%) Project Management
2 15 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (7.18%) ITIL
3 13 (6.22%) PRINCE2
3 13 (6.22%) Data Analysis
3 13 (6.22%) WFM
4 11 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (3.35%) Scrum
6 7 (3.35%) Software Engineering
6 7 (3.35%) Migration
7 6 (2.87%) Programme Management
7 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (2.87%) Project Planning
7 6 (2.87%) Change Management
7 6 (2.87%) UML
7 6 (2.87%) CRM
7 6 (2.87%) SOA
7 6 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.09%) SQL
2 11 (5.26%) C#
3 9 (4.31%) C++
3 9 (4.31%) Java
4 8 (3.83%) Python
5 7 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.35%) C
6 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.87%) PHP
6 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.39%) Embedded C
8 4 (1.91%) Perl
9 3 (1.44%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.96%) Tcl
11 1 (0.48%) TTCN
11 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) PHP5
11 1 (0.48%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 59 (28.23%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.09%) Degree
4 14 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.78%) CCNA
6 6 (2.87%) CCNP
7 5 (2.39%) CCIE
8 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.44%) MCSE
9 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CCIP
10 2 (0.96%) MCITP
10 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CISSP
11 1 (0.48%) PMP
11 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.39%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.39%) vSphere
3 5 (2.39%) vCloud
4 3 (1.44%) XenApp
4 3 (1.44%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) NetBackup
1 10 (4.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.96%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) SCCM
4 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) OpenView
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.53%) Oracle
3 17 (8.13%) Cisco
4 15 (7.18%) HP
5 14 (6.70%) VMware
6 12 (5.74%) Citrix
7 11 (5.26%) Avaya
7 11 (5.26%) IBM
8 10 (4.78%) Verint
9 7 (3.35%) Polycom
9 7 (3.35%) EMC
10 6 (2.87%) Brocade
11 5 (2.39%) Veritas
11 5 (2.39%) Symantec
11 5 (2.39%) Sophos
11 5 (2.39%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.39%) Acronis
11 5 (2.39%) Splunk
12 3 (1.44%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.44%) 3PAR
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £31 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
People Source
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £45000 - £48000 per annum + pension, medical, dental.
Posted: 19 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 27 days ago