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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 66 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 98 75 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.94% 2.89% 5.15%
As % of the General category 13.90% 9.12% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.25 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+29.79% -5.83%
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
705 822 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.36% 31.68% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 431 386
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 60
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +9 46 £300 -16.08% 12
Cambridgeshire +14 23 £210 -44.00% 12
Essex +9 18 £600 +26.31% 3
Suffolk +8 7 £450 -10.00% 4
Bedfordshire -5 4 £500 +17.64% 3
Norfolk - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 60 (29.27%) Finance
2 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 47 (22.93%) Windows
4 44 (21.46%) MS Excel
5 43 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 37 (18.05%) Banking
8 34 (16.59%) SC Cleared
9 32 (15.61%) Oracle
10 26 (12.68%) Linux
11 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (11.22%) .NET
14 22 (10.73%) MS Office
15 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (9.76%) SQL
16 20 (9.76%) WAN
17 19 (9.27%) Java
17 19 (9.27%) UML
17 19 (9.27%) XML
18 18 (8.78%) Python
18 18 (8.78%) HTML
19 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
19 17 (8.29%) ITIL
19 17 (8.29%) LAN
19 17 (8.29%) SOA
19 17 (8.29%) CMS
19 17 (8.29%) WFM
20 16 (7.80%) Firewall
21 15 (7.32%) IVR

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 17 (8.29%) CMS
2 11 (5.37%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.37%) Lync
3 10 (4.88%) JBoss
4 9 (4.39%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.39%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.41%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.95%) IIS
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.73%) MS Office
3 10 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.95%) MS Project
5 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.98%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) BASE24
3 1 (0.49%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) WAN
2 17 (8.29%) LAN
3 16 (7.80%) Firewall
4 15 (7.32%) PBX
5 11 (5.37%) Wireless
6 9 (4.39%) SAN
7 8 (3.90%) VoIP
7 8 (3.90%) 3G
7 8 (3.90%) LTE
8 7 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (3.41%) DHCP
8 7 (3.41%) DNS
8 7 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.44%) Internet
9 5 (2.44%) 2G
9 5 (2.44%) GSM
10 4 (1.95%) GPRS
10 4 (1.95%) FTP
10 4 (1.95%) 4G
11 3 (1.46%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.95%) DTS
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.46%) DB2
7 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQLBase
9 1 (0.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Selenium
2 11 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.88%) Ant
4 9 (4.39%) JUnit
4 9 (4.39%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (4.39%) JIRA
5 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.46%) Toad
6 3 (1.46%) JDeveloper
6 3 (1.46%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.46%) PVCS
7 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.49%) Hudson
8 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 60 (29.27%) Finance
2 37 (18.05%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Retail
4 10 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.39%) Electronics
6 6 (2.93%) Marketing
7 4 (1.95%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (18.05%) Analyst
2 24 (11.71%) Developer
3 16 (7.80%) Architect
4 12 (5.85%) Software Engineer
5 11 (5.37%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (3.90%) Test Engineer
7 8 (3.90%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 8 (3.90%) Telecoms Engineer
8 7 (3.41%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.44%) Backup Engineer
11 4 (1.95%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (1.95%) Administrator
11 4 (1.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (1.95%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) .NET
2 19 (9.27%) XML
3 18 (8.78%) HTML
4 14 (6.83%) CSS
4 14 (6.83%) HTML5
5 12 (5.85%) jQuery
6 11 (5.37%) JSON
6 11 (5.37%) CSS3
6 11 (5.37%) Web Services
7 9 (4.39%) PhoneGap
7 9 (4.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.39%) Apache Camel
8 6 (2.93%) REST
9 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.95%) ADO.NET
10 4 (1.95%) DHTML
10 4 (1.95%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (1.95%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.95%) WinForms
11 3 (1.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) IVR
3 9 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.93%) DTV
5 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) IBM XIV
5 5 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.44%) Clustering
6 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.46%) STB
7 3 (1.46%) IPTV
8 2 (0.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Handset
8 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.98%) HP Superdome
8 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.93%) Windows
2 26 (12.68%) Linux
3 15 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.32%) UNIX
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.41%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.41%) HPUX
6 5 (2.44%) Solaris
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.27%) UML
5 17 (8.29%) ITIL
5 17 (8.29%) SOA
5 17 (8.29%) WFM
6 14 (6.83%) Data Analysis
6 14 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.83%) Scrum
6 14 (6.83%) MVC
7 13 (6.34%) Project Management
8 12 (5.85%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.85%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.85%) OOP
9 11 (5.37%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (4.39%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.90%) OO
11 8 (3.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.76%) SQL
2 19 (9.27%) Java
3 18 (8.78%) Python
4 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.34%) C#
6 10 (4.88%) Ruby
7 8 (3.90%) VBScript
8 6 (2.93%) C++
9 5 (2.44%) C
9 5 (2.44%) Perl
10 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.95%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.46%) VB
11 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.98%) PHP
12 2 (0.98%) Tcl
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.32%) Degree
4 9 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.93%) CCNP
5 6 (2.93%) CCNA
6 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.46%) CCIE
9 2 (0.98%) MCITP
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.98%) PMP
9 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.98%) MCSE
9 2 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.98%) CISSP
10 1 (0.49%) MCP
10 1 (0.49%) CCDP
10 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.98%) vSphere
4 2 (0.98%) vCloud
4 2 (0.98%) XenApp
4 2 (0.98%) MetaFrame
4 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) NetBackup
1 7 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.44%) SCCM
3 4 (1.95%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.98%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.61%) Oracle
3 14 (6.83%) Verint
4 10 (4.88%) Cisco
4 10 (4.88%) IBM
4 10 (4.88%) HP
5 9 (4.39%) Talend
6 8 (3.90%) SAP
7 7 (3.41%) Citrix
7 7 (3.41%) Avaya
8 6 (2.93%) VMware
9 5 (2.44%) Brocade
9 5 (2.44%) EMC
10 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.46%) McAfee
11 3 (1.46%) Serena
11 3 (1.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (0.98%) hybris
12 2 (0.98%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.98%) Acronis
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