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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / East of England
Rank 47 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 80 72 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.75% 3.13% 4.05%
As % of the General category 12.35% 9.74% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 51
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £146 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £46.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 - £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 - £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £24.59
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -24.75%

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
648 739 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 32.10% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 433 500
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.15 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +21 31 £463 +25.42% 19
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £306 -44.31% 24
Hertfordshire -13 15 £300 -3.22% 19
Suffolk -4 13 £230 -51.57% 8
Bedfordshire +9 6 £200 +73.91% 6
Norfolk 0 3 - - 9
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Manufacturing
3 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (25.90%) Electronics
5 35 (25.18%) Programme Management
5 35 (25.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 35 (25.18%) Marketing
5 35 (25.18%) SAP
5 35 (25.18%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (25.18%) Digital Marketing
6 31 (22.30%) Java
7 24 (17.27%) Scrum
8 23 (16.55%) SOA
9 21 (15.11%) TDD
10 20 (14.39%) Web Services
11 17 (12.23%) SOAP
11 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (11.51%) Driving Licence
12 16 (11.51%) ITIL
13 13 (9.35%) DevOps
14 12 (8.63%) Linux
14 12 (8.63%) Firewall
15 11 (7.91%) Banking
15 11 (7.91%) Cisco
15 11 (7.91%) SoapUI
15 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
15 11 (7.91%) Android
15 11 (7.91%) RESTful
16 10 (7.19%) Integration Testing
16 10 (7.19%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.76%) Apache
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.16%) IIS
4 3 (2.16%) JBoss
4 3 (2.16%) Mule
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.16%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (25.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) Firewall
2 9 (6.47%) WAN
3 8 (5.76%) LAN
4 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.60%) VoIP
5 5 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.88%) Internet
6 4 (2.88%) Wireless
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.16%) DNS
7 3 (2.16%) FTP
7 3 (2.16%) HTTP
7 3 (2.16%) LDAP
7 3 (2.16%) MPLS
7 3 (2.16%) Network Security
7 3 (2.16%) SSL
7 3 (2.16%) VPN
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.44%) DSL
8 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Big Data
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.44%) HBase
4 2 (1.44%) MySQL
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.16%) Maven
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.44%) JMeter
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
3 2 (1.44%) Xcode
4 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Manufacturing
3 36 (25.90%) Electronics
4 35 (25.18%) Marketing
5 11 (7.91%) Banking
6 8 (5.76%) Retail
7 3 (2.16%) Automotive
8 2 (1.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (15.83%) Analyst
1 22 (15.83%) Developer
2 14 (10.07%) Installation Technician
3 11 (7.91%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.76%) Test Automation Specialist
4 8 (5.76%) Test Specialist
5 7 (5.04%) Architect
5 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.32%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.60%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (2.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Security Engineer
8 4 (2.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (2.88%) SOA Architect
8 4 (2.88%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (2.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) Web Services
2 17 (12.23%) SOAP
3 11 (7.91%) RESTful
4 9 (6.47%) Middleware
5 8 (5.76%) JSON
6 6 (4.32%) HTML
6 6 (4.32%) iOS SDK
6 6 (4.32%) J2EE
7 5 (3.60%) .NET
7 5 (3.60%) Android SDK
8 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.88%) CSS
8 4 (2.88%) HTML5
8 4 (2.88%) Play Framework
8 4 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.88%) Swagger
8 4 (2.88%) XSLT
9 3 (2.16%) Ajax
9 3 (2.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) NHS
3 6 (4.32%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) User Experience
6 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) PMI
7 2 (1.44%) Social Media
7 2 (1.44%) Statistics
8 1 (0.72%) CCTV
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Linux
2 11 (7.91%) Android
3 8 (5.76%) Windows
4 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.16%) AIX
7 2 (1.44%) CentOS
7 2 (1.44%) Fedora
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Unix
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.18%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (25.18%) Digital Marketing
2 35 (25.18%) Programme Management
3 24 (17.27%) Scrum
4 23 (16.55%) SOA
5 21 (15.11%) TDD
6 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.51%) ITIL
8 13 (9.35%) DevOps
9 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.19%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.04%) Migration
13 7 (5.04%) Project Management
14 6 (4.32%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.32%) Change Management
14 6 (4.32%) Open Source
14 6 (4.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) Java
2 8 (5.76%) C#
2 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
2 8 (5.76%) SQL
3 6 (4.32%) C++
3 6 (4.32%) Ruby
4 4 (2.88%) Python
4 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.88%) XPath
5 3 (2.16%) PHP
6 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.44%) C
6 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) C++/CLI
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.72%) Groovy
7 1 (0.72%) R
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) CCNP
4 4 (2.88%) CISSP
5 3 (2.16%) CCIE
5 3 (2.16%) CCNA
5 3 (2.16%) CISM
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) SSCP
6 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) ISEB
6 2 (1.44%) MCP
6 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCDP
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) COBIT
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) SAP
2 11 (7.91%) Cisco
3 10 (7.19%) Oracle
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.88%) HP
5 4 (2.88%) NetApp
6 3 (2.16%) Apple
6 3 (2.16%) BMC
6 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.16%) IBM
6 3 (2.16%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.16%) Remedy
6 3 (2.16%) VMware
6 3 (2.16%) WSO2
7 2 (1.44%) Citrix
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.44%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper
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