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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 121 116 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 3.79% 3.69%
As % of the General category 13.17% 12.03% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 32
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£355 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £130 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £20.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £28.20 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% -40.84%
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
919 964 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.37% 31.50% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 539 352
Average daily rate £400 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 64
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +58.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 -1 50 £350 -15.15% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 34 £245 -16.94% 17
Essex +9 22 £375 -30.23% 4
Suffolk +7 8 £425 -1.44% 1
Bedfordshire +10 6 £450 -5.26% 6
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 64 (28.57%) Finance
2 33 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.84%) Banking
3 31 (13.84%) Cisco
4 29 (12.95%) Windows
5 28 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 25 (11.16%) Manufacturing
7 24 (10.71%) Project Management
8 23 (10.27%) Security Cleared
9 21 (9.38%) Linux
9 21 (9.38%) Java
10 20 (8.93%) SQL
10 20 (8.93%) Firewall
10 20 (8.93%) Retail
11 19 (8.48%) ITIL
11 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
12 18 (8.04%) Degree
13 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.14%) WAN
14 16 (7.14%) UNIX
14 16 (7.14%) Scrum
15 15 (6.70%) LAN
15 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
15 15 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (6.25%) VoIP
16 14 (6.25%) ERP
16 14 (6.25%) MS Office
16 14 (6.25%) SC Cleared
17 13 (5.80%) XML
17 13 (5.80%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.68%) CMS
4 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.89%) Confluence
5 2 (0.89%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.25%) MS Office
3 7 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.23%) MS Project
4 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.36%) SaaS
2 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.93%) Firewall
2 16 (7.14%) WAN
3 15 (6.70%) LAN
4 14 (6.25%) VoIP
5 12 (5.36%) VPN
6 11 (4.91%) DNS
7 10 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.46%) OSPF
8 9 (4.02%) BGP
8 9 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (4.02%) Wireless
9 8 (3.57%) 2G
9 8 (3.57%) Internet
9 8 (3.57%) 3G
10 7 (3.13%) LTE
10 7 (3.13%) 4G
11 6 (2.68%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (2.68%) HSRP
11 6 (2.68%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.13%) MySQL
4 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.68%) Big Data
5 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SQLBase
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) JIRA
2 6 (2.68%) Ant
2 6 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.23%) Selenium
4 4 (1.79%) Maven
5 3 (1.34%) MSI
5 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.89%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.89%) Geb
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.89%) Gradle
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
7 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.45%) ANTLR
7 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (28.57%) Finance
2 31 (13.84%) Banking
3 25 (11.16%) Manufacturing
4 20 (8.93%) Retail
5 10 (4.46%) Marketing
6 9 (4.02%) Electronics
7 8 (3.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.89%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (15.63%) Analyst
2 33 (14.73%) Developer
3 24 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.25%) Architect
4 14 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 11 (4.91%) Consultant
6 9 (4.02%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.02%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.13%) Author
8 7 (3.13%) Technical Author
8 7 (3.13%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (3.13%) Technical Writer
9 6 (2.68%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.68%) IT Support
9 6 (2.68%) Designer
9 6 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.80%) XML
2 12 (5.36%) Web Services
2 12 (5.36%) .NET
3 10 (4.46%) HTML
4 9 (4.02%) CSS
5 7 (3.13%) J2EE
5 7 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.13%) WCF
6 6 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.68%) Struts
7 5 (2.23%) ADO.NET
7 5 (2.23%) WPF
7 5 (2.23%) Java EE
7 5 (2.23%) Spring
7 5 (2.23%) LINQ
7 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.79%) Ajax
8 4 (1.79%) JSON
8 4 (1.79%) WF
9 3 (1.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.57%) DTV
5 7 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.68%) FMCG
6 6 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.23%) NHS
8 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.79%) PKI
9 3 (1.34%) IVR
9 3 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.34%) User Experience
9 3 (1.34%) e-Health
9 3 (1.34%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.89%) RIA
10 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.95%) Windows
2 21 (9.38%) Linux
3 16 (7.14%) UNIX
4 8 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.23%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.79%) Solaris
8 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.89%) Android
9 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.45%) OS/400
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.71%) Project Management
3 19 (8.48%) ITIL
4 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (7.14%) Scrum
6 14 (6.25%) ERP
7 13 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.36%) Migration
8 12 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.36%) TDD
9 9 (4.02%) Programme Management
9 9 (4.02%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.02%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.02%) Time Management
9 9 (4.02%) Software Delivery
10 8 (3.57%) User Stories
10 8 (3.57%) Change Management
10 8 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.13%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.38%) Java
2 20 (8.93%) SQL
3 11 (4.91%) C#
4 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.57%) Perl
6 5 (2.23%) C++
7 4 (1.79%) Python
8 3 (1.34%) VB
8 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.34%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.89%) Ruby
9 2 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.45%) Erlang
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.04%) Degree
3 15 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.36%) CCNA
6 9 (4.02%) CCNP
7 7 (3.13%) PMP
8 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.79%) MCSE
8 4 (1.79%) CCIE
9 3 (1.34%) MCITP
9 3 (1.34%) HND
9 3 (1.34%) ISEB
9 3 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.89%) CISSP
10 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.89%) CISM
10 2 (0.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) HDFS
5 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
5 1 (0.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) SCCM
2 3 (1.34%) SCOM
2 3 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Kibana
4 1 (0.45%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (13.84%) Cisco
2 28 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle
3 13 (5.80%) Citrix
4 11 (4.91%) SAP
5 10 (4.46%) IBM
6 8 (3.57%) BT
6 8 (3.57%) VMware
7 7 (3.13%) HP
7 7 (3.13%) Avaya
8 6 (2.68%) Remedy
9 5 (2.23%) Verint
10 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.79%) BMC
10 4 (1.79%) CA
11 3 (1.34%) Dell
11 3 (1.34%) NetIQ
11 3 (1.34%) Juniper
11 3 (1.34%) Splunk
12 2 (0.89%) FatWire
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