The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 55 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 94 125 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.28% 5.32% 6.31%
As % of the General category 10.51% 16.30% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 58
Average daily rate
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£395 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £255 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Average hourly rate £27.75 £39.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% +3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £19.20 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
894 767 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.17% 32.67% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 330 473
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 90 93
Average hourly rate £27.24 £27.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Telecoms
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 46 £263 -26.57% 16
Cambridgeshire -11 27 £375 +40.18% 18
Suffolk -13 10 £431 +23.21% 1
Essex -19 5 £613 +544.73% 7
Bedfordshire -22 4 £400 -23.80% 4
Norfolk -11 2 £425 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 70 (37.84%) Finance
2 43 (23.24%) Security Cleared
3 36 (19.46%) SC Cleared
4 28 (15.14%) Banking
5 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
6 22 (11.89%) Windows
7 21 (11.35%) Cisco
8 17 (9.19%) SQL
9 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.11%) ITIL
10 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 15 (8.11%) Project Management
11 14 (7.57%) Oracle
12 13 (7.03%) Degree
13 12 (6.49%) .NET
13 12 (6.49%) C#
13 12 (6.49%) MS Office
14 11 (5.95%) Java
14 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
14 11 (5.95%) IBM
14 11 (5.95%) Retail
15 10 (5.41%) jQuery
15 10 (5.41%) LAN
15 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
15 10 (5.41%) DNS
15 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (4.86%) VPN
16 9 (4.86%) WAN
16 9 (4.86%) HP
16 9 (4.86%) Avaya

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.32%) IIS
3 7 (3.78%) Lync
4 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.62%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) MS Office
2 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.70%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) LAN
1 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 10 (5.41%) DNS
2 9 (4.86%) VPN
2 9 (4.86%) WAN
3 8 (4.32%) Internet
4 7 (3.78%) 3G
4 7 (3.78%) Firewall
4 7 (3.78%) LTE
5 6 (3.24%) 4G
5 6 (3.24%) DHCP
5 6 (3.24%) UMTS
5 6 (3.24%) GPRS
5 6 (3.24%) GSM
6 5 (2.70%) VoIP
6 5 (2.70%) Wireless
6 5 (2.70%) 2G
6 5 (2.70%) SAN
7 4 (2.16%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) Big Data
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) DB2
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.08%) JUnit
1 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Ant
2 1 (0.54%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.54%) JMeter
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.54%) Robotium
General
1 70 (37.84%) Finance
2 28 (15.14%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Retail
4 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.24%) Electronics
6 5 (2.70%) Marketing
7 4 (2.16%) Billing
8 3 (1.62%) Legal
9 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.08%) German Language
9 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.08%) Back Office
9 2 (1.08%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (11.89%) Developer
2 19 (10.27%) Analyst
2 19 (10.27%) Consultant
3 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 9 (4.86%) Architect
5 6 (3.24%) Business Analyst
5 6 (3.24%) Support Analyst
5 6 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
6 5 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 5 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (2.70%) Web Developer
6 5 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (2.70%) Test Manager
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (2.70%) Python Developer
6 5 (2.70%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (2.16%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.49%) .NET
2 10 (5.41%) jQuery
3 7 (3.78%) HTML
3 7 (3.78%) XML
4 6 (3.24%) CSS
5 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.70%) SVG
5 5 (2.70%) Web Services
5 5 (2.70%) D3.js
5 5 (2.70%) Django
6 3 (1.62%) CSS3
6 3 (1.62%) Ajax
6 3 (1.62%) JSON
6 3 (1.62%) OAuth
6 3 (1.62%) OpenID
6 3 (1.62%) HTML5
6 3 (1.62%) SOAP
7 2 (1.08%) WCF
7 2 (1.08%) LINQ
7 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
1 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.16%) Statistics
6 3 (1.62%) Clustering
6 3 (1.62%) Replication
6 3 (1.62%) Open Source
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.08%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.08%) NHS
7 2 (1.08%) Firmware
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) DTV
8 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.89%) Windows
2 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.32%) UNIX
3 8 (4.32%) Linux
4 7 (3.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.62%) Android
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.54%) VMS
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.54%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
2 15 (8.11%) ITIL
2 15 (8.11%) Project Management
3 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (4.32%) Migration
4 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (3.78%) Change Management
6 6 (3.24%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.24%) Business Transformation
7 5 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.70%) Use Case
7 5 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 5 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 5 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 5 (2.70%) OO
7 5 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 5 (2.70%) ERP
7 5 (2.70%) ETL
8 4 (2.16%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.19%) SQL
2 12 (6.49%) C#
3 11 (5.95%) Java
4 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.24%) C++
5 6 (3.24%) Python
6 5 (2.70%) Perl
6 5 (2.70%) C
7 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.62%) PHP
8 3 (1.62%) Tcl
8 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.08%) Ruby
9 2 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.08%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.54%) Korn
10 1 (0.54%) Erlang
10 1 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (23.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (19.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.03%) Degree
4 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.16%) CCNP
7 3 (1.62%) CCIP
7 3 (1.62%) CCNA
7 3 (1.62%) HND
7 3 (1.62%) MCSE
7 3 (1.62%) CCIE
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.08%) PMP
8 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.08%) HNC
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (1.08%) KVM
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.54%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.62%) OpenSSO
3 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.54%) Netcool
5 1 (0.54%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.35%) Cisco
3 14 (7.57%) Oracle
4 11 (5.95%) IBM
5 9 (4.86%) HP
5 9 (4.86%) Avaya
6 7 (3.78%) VMware
7 6 (3.24%) Polycom
8 5 (2.70%) Splunk
9 4 (2.16%) Juniper
9 4 (2.16%) EMC
9 4 (2.16%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.16%) SAP
9 4 (2.16%) Lotus
10 3 (1.62%) BT
10 3 (1.62%) Citrix
11 2 (1.08%) Software AG
11 2 (1.08%) webMethods
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
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