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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 112 85 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.57% 3.57% 6.01%
As % of the General category 11.36% 11.15% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 53
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£400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £243 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £23.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
986 762 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.43% 32.04% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 355 595
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 66 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.13 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -49.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +11 60 £425 +6.25% 10
Cambridgeshire +2 26 £295 +7.27% 29
Essex -15 13 £525 +75.00% 7
Bedfordshire -18 7 £438 -16.66% 2
Suffolk -10 6 £431 +16.55% 1
Norfolk -12 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (35.71%) Finance
2 55 (28.06%) Security Cleared
3 48 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
5 28 (14.29%) Windows
6 26 (13.27%) Banking
7 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
7 18 (9.18%) SQL
7 18 (9.18%) Oracle
7 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
8 17 (8.67%) MS Office
9 16 (8.16%) Project Management
9 16 (8.16%) Cisco
10 15 (7.65%) LAN
10 15 (7.65%) WAN
10 15 (7.65%) TCP/IP
11 14 (7.14%) MS Exchange
11 14 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (6.63%) Retail
12 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
13 12 (6.12%) VPN
13 12 (6.12%) DNS
13 12 (6.12%) .NET
13 12 (6.12%) Degree
13 12 (6.12%) Windows 7
14 11 (5.61%) C#
14 11 (5.61%) Java
14 11 (5.61%) ITIL
14 11 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.10%) IIS
3 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.08%) Lync
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.02%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.67%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS Project
4 3 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) SaaS
2 3 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.51%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) LAN
1 15 (7.65%) WAN
1 15 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.12%) VPN
2 12 (6.12%) DNS
3 10 (5.10%) Firewall
4 9 (4.59%) 3G
5 8 (4.08%) Wireless
5 8 (4.08%) DHCP
5 8 (4.08%) Internet
6 7 (3.57%) 4G
6 7 (3.57%) SAN
6 7 (3.57%) 2G
6 7 (3.57%) GSM
7 6 (3.06%) UMTS
7 6 (3.06%) LTE
8 5 (2.55%) ZigBee
8 5 (2.55%) Bluetooth
8 5 (2.55%) GPRS
9 4 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.55%) Big Data
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.53%) MySQL
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.02%) DB2
6 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JUnit
1 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.51%) JMeter
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
2 1 (0.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) Selenium
2 1 (0.51%) Robotium
2 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 70 (35.71%) Finance
2 26 (13.27%) Banking
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Marketing
5 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.55%) Electronics
6 4 (2.04%) Law
6 4 (2.04%) Billing
7 3 (1.53%) German Language
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (13.27%) Developer
2 17 (8.67%) Analyst
3 13 (6.63%) Project Manager
3 13 (6.63%) Consultant
4 10 (5.10%) Architect
5 8 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 6 (3.06%) Support Engineer
6 6 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (3.06%) Administrator
7 5 (2.55%) Test Engineer
7 5 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (2.55%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.55%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (2.55%) Transition Manager
7 5 (2.55%) Python Developer
7 5 (2.55%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (2.04%) Senior Architect
8 4 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (2.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.12%) .NET
2 10 (5.10%) jQuery
3 9 (4.59%) Web Services
4 8 (4.08%) XML
5 7 (3.57%) HTML
6 6 (3.06%) CSS
7 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.55%) SVG
7 5 (2.55%) Django
7 5 (2.55%) D3.js
8 3 (1.53%) CSS3
8 3 (1.53%) SOAP
8 3 (1.53%) OAuth
8 3 (1.53%) OpenID
8 3 (1.53%) HTML5
8 3 (1.53%) Ajax
8 3 (1.53%) JSON
9 2 (1.02%) WCF
9 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.55%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.55%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.04%) Statistics
5 4 (2.04%) Clustering
6 3 (1.53%) Open Source
7 2 (1.02%) Replication
7 2 (1.02%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.02%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.29%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.10%) UNIX
5 9 (4.59%) Linux
6 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.53%) Android
7 3 (1.53%) HPUX
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.51%) bada
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.16%) Project Management
2 14 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 11 (5.61%) ITIL
3 11 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (4.59%) Migration
5 7 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 7 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (3.06%) ETL
6 6 (3.06%) Scrum
6 6 (3.06%) Programme Management
6 6 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (2.55%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.55%) Change Management
7 5 (2.55%) CRM
7 5 (2.55%) OO
7 5 (2.55%) Data Analysis
7 5 (2.55%) Software Engineering
7 5 (2.55%) Business Development
7 5 (2.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.18%) SQL
2 11 (5.61%) C#
2 11 (5.61%) Java
3 8 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.57%) C++
4 7 (3.57%) PHP
5 6 (3.06%) Python
6 5 (2.55%) Perl
6 5 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.04%) C
7 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.53%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.53%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.53%) Tcl
9 2 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Korn
10 1 (0.51%) PHP5
10 1 (0.51%) Erlang
10 1 (0.51%) Groovy
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (28.06%) Security Cleared
2 48 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.12%) Degree
4 10 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.55%) CCNP
5 5 (2.55%) CCNA
5 5 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.04%) CCIE
6 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.53%) CCIP
8 2 (1.02%) HND
8 2 (1.02%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMP
9 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) HNC
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.53%) vSphere
3 3 (1.53%) vCloud
4 2 (1.02%) KVM
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.04%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.53%) OpenSSO
2 3 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.02%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.02%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) OpenView
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool
4 1 (0.51%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) Oracle
3 16 (8.16%) Cisco
4 9 (4.59%) HP
4 9 (4.59%) Avaya
5 8 (4.08%) VMware
6 6 (3.06%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.06%) Polycom
7 5 (2.55%) Splunk
7 5 (2.55%) Citrix
8 4 (2.04%) SAP
8 4 (2.04%) IBM
9 3 (1.53%) EMC
9 3 (1.53%) Software AG
9 3 (1.53%) Symantec
9 3 (1.53%) Sophos
9 3 (1.53%) Veritas
9 3 (1.53%) Lotus
9 3 (1.53%) webMethods
9 3 (1.53%) Acronis
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago