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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 125 79 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.11% 3.31% 7.12%
As % of the General category 12.55% 10.41% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £205 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% -5.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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
996 759 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.71% 31.80% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 365 590
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 71 87
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £12.01 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.94 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 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 17 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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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 64 £438 - 14
Cambridgeshire +13 31 £228 -37.24% 17
Essex -9 20 £500 +66.66% 15
Bedfordshire -18 7 £475 -9.52% 1
Suffolk -1 4 £563 +52.02% 4
Norfolk -10 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 75 (33.94%) Finance
2 62 (28.05%) Security Cleared
3 55 (24.89%) SC Cleared
4 44 (19.91%) Microsoft
5 38 (17.19%) Windows
6 33 (14.93%) MS Excel
7 28 (12.67%) Banking
8 22 (9.95%) SQL Server
9 21 (9.50%) Oracle
10 20 (9.05%) Cisco
11 18 (8.14%) LAN
11 18 (8.14%) MS Office
11 18 (8.14%) SQL
11 18 (8.14%) Project Management
12 17 (7.69%) MS Exchange
12 17 (7.69%) WAN
12 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (7.24%) DNS
13 16 (7.24%) Active Directory
13 16 (7.24%) Firewall
14 15 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.79%) Linux
14 15 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (6.33%) Degree
15 14 (6.33%) Windows 7
15 14 (6.33%) .NET
15 14 (6.33%) PRINCE2
15 14 (6.33%) HP
15 14 (6.33%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 17 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.43%) IIS
3 11 (4.98%) CMS
3 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.62%) Lync
5 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.26%) MS Project
4 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) SaaS
2 3 (1.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.14%) LAN
2 17 (7.69%) WAN
2 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.24%) DNS
3 16 (7.24%) Firewall
4 14 (6.33%) VPN
5 12 (5.43%) DHCP
6 11 (4.98%) SAN
7 10 (4.52%) Wireless
8 9 (4.07%) PBX
9 8 (3.62%) 3G
10 7 (3.17%) Internet
10 7 (3.17%) GSM
11 6 (2.71%) 4G
11 6 (2.71%) LTE
11 6 (2.71%) UMTS
11 6 (2.71%) 2G
12 5 (2.26%) MPLS
12 5 (2.26%) GPRS
12 5 (2.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.26%) DB2
4 5 (2.26%) Big Data
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JUnit
1 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.45%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.45%) Robotium
2 1 (0.45%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 75 (33.94%) Finance
2 28 (12.67%) Banking
3 13 (5.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.71%) Marketing
4 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.26%) Electronics
6 4 (1.81%) German Language
6 4 (1.81%) Billing
6 4 (1.81%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (11.76%) Developer
1 26 (11.76%) Analyst
2 15 (6.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (6.33%) Consultant
4 12 (5.43%) Architect
5 7 (3.17%) Support Analyst
5 7 (3.17%) Administrator
6 6 (2.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (2.71%) Support Engineer
6 6 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (2.71%) Network Engineer
6 6 (2.71%) Test Engineer
7 5 (2.26%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.26%) Test Analyst
7 5 (2.26%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (2.26%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (2.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) .NET
2 10 (4.52%) jQuery
3 9 (4.07%) Web Services
4 8 (3.62%) XML
5 6 (2.71%) HTML
6 5 (2.26%) SVG
6 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.26%) CSS
6 5 (2.26%) D3.js
6 5 (2.26%) Django
7 3 (1.36%) OAuth
7 3 (1.36%) OpenID
7 3 (1.36%) HTML5
7 3 (1.36%) CSS3
7 3 (1.36%) JSON
8 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.90%) WCF
8 2 (0.90%) LINQ
8 2 (0.90%) Ajax
8 2 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.07%) Clustering
3 9 (4.07%) IVR
4 8 (3.62%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.26%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.81%) Statistics
8 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.81%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.36%) Open Source
9 3 (1.36%) HP Superdome
10 2 (0.90%) DTV
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.19%) Windows
2 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.79%) Linux
4 14 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.98%) UNIX
6 7 (3.17%) HPUX
7 5 (2.26%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.81%) Solaris
8 4 (1.81%) AIX
9 3 (1.36%) Android
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) bada
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (8.14%) Project Management
2 15 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (6.33%) PRINCE2
4 13 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 12 (5.43%) ITIL
6 11 (4.98%) Migration
6 11 (4.98%) WFM
7 8 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.71%) Project Planning
8 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (2.71%) CRM
8 6 (2.71%) ETL
8 6 (2.71%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.71%) Change Management
8 6 (2.71%) Scrum
8 6 (2.71%) Programme Management
9 5 (2.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (2.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.14%) SQL
2 11 (4.98%) C#
2 11 (4.98%) Java
3 7 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.17%) C++
3 7 (3.17%) PHP
3 7 (3.17%) Python
4 6 (2.71%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.71%) Perl
5 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.81%) C
7 3 (1.36%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.36%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.36%) Tcl
8 2 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) PHP5
9 1 (0.45%) Groovy
9 1 (0.45%) Erlang
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 62 (28.05%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.89%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.33%) Degree
4 13 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.62%) CCNA
6 7 (3.17%) CCNP
7 6 (2.71%) CCIE
8 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.36%) CCIP
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) MCSE
10 2 (0.90%) HND
10 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.45%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.45%) ISEB
11 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.26%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.26%) vSphere
3 5 (2.26%) vCloud
4 3 (1.36%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.36%) XenApp
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) NetBackup
1 9 (4.07%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.36%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.45%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.50%) Oracle
3 20 (9.05%) Cisco
4 14 (6.33%) HP
4 14 (6.33%) VMware
5 11 (4.98%) Citrix
6 10 (4.52%) IBM
7 9 (4.07%) Avaya
8 8 (3.62%) Verint
9 7 (3.17%) EMC
10 6 (2.71%) Polycom
10 6 (2.71%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.26%) Symantec
11 5 (2.26%) Sophos
11 5 (2.26%) Veritas
11 5 (2.26%) Acronis
11 5 (2.26%) Splunk
11 5 (2.26%) Brocade
12 4 (1.81%) SAP
13 3 (1.36%) webMethods
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