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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 64 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 63 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.71% 3.33% 3.61%
As % of the General category 8.84% 10.13% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 52
Median daily rate £413 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.32 £36.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.98% -20.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £24.59
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -38.98%
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
713 849 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.67% 32.92% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 456 582
Median daily rate £413 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 70
Median hourly rate £28.94 £25.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.69 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-12.86% +19.54%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 22 £475 +35.71% 19
Hertfordshire -18 17 £375 +36.36% 22
Suffolk -4 11 £249 -37.81% 8
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £288 -27.67% 28
Bedfordshire +4 3 £335 +191.30% 6
Norfolk +5 2 - - 11
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 40 (28.57%) Finance
2 33 (23.57%) Manufacturing
3 31 (22.14%) Electronics
3 31 (22.14%) SAP
3 31 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 30 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (21.43%) Marketing
4 30 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.00%) Java
7 19 (13.57%) Scrum
8 18 (12.86%) Linux
9 17 (12.14%) SOA
9 17 (12.14%) Cisco
9 17 (12.14%) Firewall
10 16 (11.43%) TDD
11 15 (10.71%) ITIL
12 14 (10.00%) SOAP
12 14 (10.00%) Web Services
13 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
13 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
14 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (7.86%) C#
15 11 (7.86%) SQL
15 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
15 11 (7.86%) Driving Licence
16 10 (7.14%) DevOps
16 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.71%) Apache
2 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.86%) CMS
3 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.14%) IIS
4 3 (2.14%) JBoss
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.43%) Mule
5 2 (1.43%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.86%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) MS Project
5 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.71%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 30 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.14%) Firewall
2 9 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.71%) VPN
4 7 (5.00%) Internet
4 7 (5.00%) VoIP
4 7 (5.00%) WAN
5 6 (4.29%) DNS
5 6 (4.29%) LAN
6 5 (3.57%) FTP
6 5 (3.57%) Network Security
7 4 (2.86%) Broadband
7 4 (2.86%) Wireless
8 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.14%) HTTP
8 3 (2.14%) IPsec
8 3 (2.14%) ISDN
8 3 (2.14%) LDAP
8 3 (2.14%) SNMP
8 3 (2.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Big Data
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.43%) HBase
4 2 (1.43%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.14%) JMeter
2 3 (2.14%) Selenium
2 3 (2.14%) Xcode
3 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.43%) Maven
3 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.71%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (28.57%) Finance
2 33 (23.57%) Manufacturing
3 31 (22.14%) Electronics
4 30 (21.43%) Marketing
5 9 (6.43%) Banking
6 8 (5.71%) Retail
7 3 (2.14%) Automotive
8 2 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.71%) German Language
9 1 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.86%) Analyst
2 18 (12.86%) Developer
3 12 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.43%) Architect
6 7 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Installation Technician
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Telecoms Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Test Specialist
9 4 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) SOAP
1 14 (10.00%) Web Services
2 7 (5.00%) .NET
2 7 (5.00%) JSON
2 7 (5.00%) Middleware
2 7 (5.00%) RESTful
3 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.29%) HTML
4 5 (3.57%) CSS
4 5 (3.57%) J2EE
5 4 (2.86%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.86%) Kafka
6 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.14%) CSS3
6 3 (2.14%) HTML5
6 3 (2.14%) iOS SDK
6 3 (2.14%) Play Framework
6 3 (2.14%) Swagger
6 3 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Driving Licence
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) NHS
4 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.86%) User Experience
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.43%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.43%) RIA
7 2 (1.43%) Social Media
7 2 (1.43%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.86%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) Windows
3 8 (5.71%) Android
4 3 (2.14%) AIX
4 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.43%) CentOS
5 2 (1.43%) Fedora
5 2 (1.43%) Unix
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 30 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.57%) Scrum
5 17 (12.14%) SOA
6 16 (11.43%) TDD
7 15 (10.71%) ITIL
8 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.14%) DevOps
9 10 (7.14%) Migration
9 10 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.43%) Change Management
10 9 (6.43%) Project Management
10 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.29%) BDD
12 6 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.00%) Java
2 11 (7.86%) C#
2 11 (7.86%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.29%) Python
5 5 (3.57%) C++
5 5 (3.57%) Ruby
5 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.14%) C
6 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.14%) XPath
7 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.43%) Perl
7 2 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.71%) R
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.00%) CCNA
4 6 (4.29%) CCNP
5 3 (2.14%) CCIE
6 2 (1.43%) CCDA
6 2 (1.43%) CISSP
6 2 (1.43%) Degree
6 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) MCP
6 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) CCDP
7 1 (0.71%) GSEC
7 1 (0.71%) HNC
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) Firmware
2 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.43%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Puppet
1 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.43%) OpenView
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Kibana
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) SAP
2 17 (12.14%) Cisco
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (4.29%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.86%) IBM
6 4 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 4 (2.86%) NetApp
6 4 (2.86%) VMware
7 3 (2.14%) Apple
7 3 (2.14%) Avaya
7 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.14%) Juniper
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) BMC
8 2 (1.43%) Citrix
8 2 (1.43%) Mitel
8 2 (1.43%) Remedy
8 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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