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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 60 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 124 72 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.04% 3.04% 6.80%
As % of the General category 12.12% 9.74% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 56
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% -6.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +20.33%
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
1023 739 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.33% 31.25% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 365 614
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 69 85
Average hourly rate £30.33 £16.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.19% -45.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.01 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.99 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 -2 61 £450 +24.13% 14
Cambridgeshire +19 34 £233 -35.86% 24
Essex -4 21 £475 +58.33% 16
Bedfordshire -15 6 £475 -9.52% 2
Suffolk +3 2 £450 +28.57% 4
Norfolk -16 2 £370 +131.25%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (34.53%) Finance
2 62 (27.80%) Security Cleared
3 56 (25.11%) SC Cleared
4 45 (20.18%) Microsoft
5 41 (18.39%) Windows
6 38 (17.04%) MS Excel
7 30 (13.45%) Banking
8 23 (10.31%) Oracle
9 21 (9.42%) SQL Server
10 20 (8.97%) SQL
10 20 (8.97%) Project Management
11 19 (8.52%) Cisco
12 18 (8.07%) MS Office
12 18 (8.07%) MS Exchange
13 17 (7.62%) TCP/IP
13 17 (7.62%) DNS
13 17 (7.62%) Active Directory
13 17 (7.62%) Firewall
13 17 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (7.17%) LAN
14 16 (7.17%) WAN
14 16 (7.17%) Linux
14 16 (7.17%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.73%) Degree
15 15 (6.73%) Windows 7
15 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (6.28%) Data Analysis
16 14 (6.28%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.83%) CMS
3 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.48%) IIS
5 8 (3.59%) Lync
6 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.07%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) MS Project
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) SaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) TCP/IP
1 17 (7.62%) DNS
1 17 (7.62%) Firewall
2 16 (7.17%) LAN
2 16 (7.17%) WAN
3 14 (6.28%) VPN
4 13 (5.83%) DHCP
5 12 (5.38%) SAN
6 11 (4.93%) Wireless
6 11 (4.93%) PBX
7 7 (3.14%) GSM
7 7 (3.14%) 3G
7 7 (3.14%) Internet
8 6 (2.69%) 2G
9 5 (2.24%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.24%) UMTS
9 5 (2.24%) Bluetooth
9 5 (2.24%) GPRS
9 5 (2.24%) MPLS
9 5 (2.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.24%) Big Data
4 5 (2.24%) DB2
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.90%) MySQL
6 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JUnit
1 2 (0.90%) PVCS
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.90%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.90%) Toad
1 2 (0.90%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.45%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) Robotium
2 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 77 (34.53%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Banking
3 14 (6.28%) Retail
4 6 (2.69%) Marketing
5 5 (2.24%) Electronics
5 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Law
6 4 (1.79%) German Language
6 4 (1.79%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (12.56%) Developer
2 27 (12.11%) Analyst
3 16 (7.17%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.28%) Consultant
5 12 (5.38%) Architect
6 7 (3.14%) Support Analyst
6 7 (3.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.14%) Administrator
7 6 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (2.69%) Network Engineer
7 6 (2.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (2.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (2.24%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (2.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.24%) Python Developer
8 5 (2.24%) Web Developer
8 5 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (2.24%) Backup Engineer
8 5 (2.24%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.38%) .NET
2 10 (4.48%) Web Services
2 10 (4.48%) jQuery
3 9 (4.04%) XML
4 6 (2.69%) HTML
5 5 (2.24%) CSS
5 5 (2.24%) SVG
5 5 (2.24%) Django
5 5 (2.24%) D3.js
6 3 (1.35%) OpenID
6 3 (1.35%) HTML5
6 3 (1.35%) JSON
6 3 (1.35%) OAuth
6 3 (1.35%) REST
6 3 (1.35%) CSS3
6 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.90%) SOAP
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (0.90%) Ajax
7 2 (0.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.93%) IVR
3 10 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.04%) Clustering
5 8 (3.59%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.24%) IBM XIV
8 5 (2.24%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.24%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.79%) Statistics
9 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) Open Source
10 3 (1.35%) HP Superdome
11 2 (0.90%) Replication
11 2 (0.90%) DTV
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
12 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.39%) Windows
2 17 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.17%) Linux
4 15 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.83%) UNIX
6 8 (3.59%) HPUX
7 5 (2.24%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.24%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.79%) Solaris
8 4 (1.79%) AIX
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) bada
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (8.97%) Project Management
2 16 (7.17%) PRINCE2
2 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (6.28%) Data Analysis
4 13 (5.83%) WFM
4 13 (5.83%) ITIL
5 12 (5.38%) Migration
6 8 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.59%) Scrum
7 7 (3.14%) Project Planning
7 7 (3.14%) UML
8 6 (2.69%) SOA
8 6 (2.69%) CRM
8 6 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.69%) Change Management
8 6 (2.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (2.24%) Business Development
9 5 (2.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.97%) SQL
2 11 (4.93%) Java
3 9 (4.04%) C#
4 7 (3.14%) C++
4 7 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.14%) Python
4 7 (3.14%) PHP
5 6 (2.69%) Perl
5 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.24%) C
6 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.35%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.35%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.35%) Tcl
8 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) PHP5
9 1 (0.45%) Erlang
9 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 62 (27.80%) Security Cleared
2 56 (25.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.73%) Degree
4 13 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.59%) CCNA
6 7 (3.14%) CCNP
7 6 (2.69%) CCIE
8 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.35%) MCSE
9 3 (1.35%) CCIP
10 2 (0.90%) HND
10 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.90%) MCITP
11 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) CISSP
11 1 (0.45%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.24%) vSphere
3 5 (2.24%) vCloud
4 3 (1.35%) XenApp
4 3 (1.35%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (4.48%) NetBackup
1 10 (4.48%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.24%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.35%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.90%) SCCM
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.45%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.31%) Oracle
3 19 (8.52%) Cisco
4 14 (6.28%) HP
4 14 (6.28%) VMware
5 12 (5.38%) Citrix
6 11 (4.93%) IBM
7 10 (4.48%) Verint
8 9 (4.04%) Avaya
9 7 (3.14%) EMC
10 6 (2.69%) Brocade
10 6 (2.69%) Polycom
11 5 (2.24%) Acronis
11 5 (2.24%) Splunk
11 5 (2.24%) Veritas
11 5 (2.24%) Symantec
11 5 (2.24%) Sophos
11 5 (2.24%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.35%) SAP
12 3 (1.35%) Software AG
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