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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 81 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.06% 2.77% 5.09%
As % of the General category 10.15% 8.25% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 13
Average hourly rate £28.75 £39.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.67% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.72 £35.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.35 £48.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -21.81%
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
798 1030 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.14% 33.52% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 546 359
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £240 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 77
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £32.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +2 34 £300 -25.00% 13
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £295 -21.33% 9
Essex 0 17 £525 +16.66% 13
Bedfordshire +4 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Suffolk +6 3 £450 +56.52% 8
Norfolk +1 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 56 (29.63%) Finance
2 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.11%) Banking
4 33 (17.46%) Microsoft
5 27 (14.29%) Oracle
5 27 (14.29%) Windows
6 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
7 25 (13.23%) Software Engineering
8 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
8 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (11.64%) MS Office
10 21 (11.11%) .NET
11 20 (10.58%) HTML
11 20 (10.58%) Java
11 20 (10.58%) WAN
12 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (10.05%) XML
12 19 (10.05%) Project Management
13 18 (9.52%) Retail
13 18 (9.52%) ITIL
14 17 (8.99%) SQL
14 17 (8.99%) SOA
15 16 (8.47%) Python
15 16 (8.47%) Scrum
16 15 (7.94%) MVC
16 15 (7.94%) Firewall
16 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
16 15 (7.94%) CSS
16 15 (7.94%) SC Cleared
17 14 (7.41%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.29%) JBoss
3 9 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.70%) Lync
5 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.64%) MS Office
3 11 (5.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.59%) MS Project
6 2 (1.06%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) BASE24
3 1 (0.53%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) WAN
2 15 (7.94%) Firewall
3 14 (7.41%) LAN
4 12 (6.35%) Wireless
5 11 (5.82%) VoIP
6 9 (4.76%) Internet
7 7 (3.70%) 3G
7 7 (3.70%) LTE
7 7 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (2.65%) 2G
9 4 (2.12%) FTP
9 4 (2.12%) PBX
9 4 (2.12%) 3GPP
9 4 (2.12%) 4G
9 4 (2.12%) OpenScape
10 3 (1.59%) Network Security
10 3 (1.59%) GSM
10 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.59%) VPN
10 3 (1.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.12%) DTS
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.59%) MySQL
4 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQLBase
5 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) dBASE
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) JIRA
2 12 (6.35%) Selenium
3 11 (5.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.29%) Ant
5 9 (4.76%) JUnit
5 9 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 56 (29.63%) Finance
2 38 (20.11%) Banking
3 18 (9.52%) Retail
4 9 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.23%) Electronics
6 6 (3.17%) Marketing
7 4 (2.12%) Law
7 4 (2.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (13.23%) Analyst
2 19 (10.05%) Developer
3 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.94%) Architect
5 11 (5.82%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.17%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.17%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Product Owner
10 5 (2.65%) Designer
10 5 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.65%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.11%) .NET
2 20 (10.58%) HTML
3 19 (10.05%) XML
4 15 (7.94%) CSS
5 14 (7.41%) HTML5
6 12 (6.35%) jQuery
6 12 (6.35%) JSON
7 11 (5.82%) CSS3
8 10 (5.29%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.76%) PhoneGap
9 9 (4.76%) Web Services
9 9 (4.76%) Apache Camel
10 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.65%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.12%) REST
12 4 (2.12%) ADO.NET
12 4 (2.12%) DHTML
12 4 (2.12%) WinForms
12 4 (2.12%) Ajax
12 4 (2.12%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.17%) DTV
4 6 (3.17%) NHS
5 5 (2.65%) FMCG
5 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.12%) IVR
7 3 (1.59%) STB
7 3 (1.59%) IPTV
7 3 (1.59%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.06%) PMI
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) GIS
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Informatics
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.29%) Windows
2 14 (7.41%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.76%) UNIX
5 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.06%) Android
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.23%) Software Engineering
3 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (10.05%) Project Management
5 18 (9.52%) ITIL
6 17 (8.99%) SOA
7 16 (8.47%) Scrum
8 15 (7.94%) MVC
8 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.41%) UML
9 14 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.88%) Mobile Development
11 12 (6.35%) Software Delivery
11 12 (6.35%) OOP
12 11 (5.82%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
14 8 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.58%) Java
2 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.99%) SQL
4 16 (8.47%) Python
5 13 (6.88%) C#
6 10 (5.29%) Ruby
7 8 (4.23%) VBScript
8 5 (2.65%) C++
8 5 (2.65%) Perl
9 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.59%) VB
10 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.06%) C
11 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.06%) Erlang
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Go
12 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) Degree
4 9 (4.76%) PMP
5 8 (4.23%) CCNP
5 8 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.65%) CCNA
7 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CCIE
10 1 (0.53%) CEH
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.53%) MCTS
10 1 (0.53%) CCDP
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) CISSP
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
2 5 (2.65%) SLA
3 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) SCCM
1 4 (2.12%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.29%) Oracle
3 13 (6.88%) Cisco
4 9 (4.76%) SAP
4 9 (4.76%) Talend
5 6 (3.17%) Verint
5 6 (3.17%) Avaya
6 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.59%) Remedy
8 3 (1.59%) McAfee
8 3 (1.59%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.06%) Nokia
9 2 (1.06%) Software AG
9 2 (1.06%) Temenos
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix
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