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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / East of England
Rank 37 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 99 88 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.64% 3.64% 4.04%
As % of the General category 15.79% 12.01% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 45
Median daily rate £375 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £239 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 6
Median hourly rate £11.33 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

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
627 733 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.38% 30.35% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 399 419
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 42
Median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.22 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +33 33 £325 -23.52% 27
Essex +18 33 £440 +17.33% 23
Hertfordshire -30 17 £331 -8.62% 16
Suffolk -5 8 £300 -45.45% 8
Bedfordshire +2 6 £200 -25.23% 6
Norfolk -2 3 - - 10
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 62 (40.00%) Finance
2 45 (29.03%) Electronics
3 44 (28.39%) Manufacturing
4 36 (23.23%) Programme Management
4 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (21.29%) SAP
5 33 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (21.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 33 (21.29%) Marketing
5 33 (21.29%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (17.42%) Java
7 25 (16.13%) SOA
8 21 (13.55%) Scrum
8 21 (13.55%) Driving Licence
9 20 (12.90%) TDD
10 19 (12.26%) Web Services
11 18 (11.61%) Degree
12 17 (10.97%) Python
13 16 (10.32%) ITIL
14 15 (9.68%) SOAP
14 15 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (9.03%) RESTful
15 14 (9.03%) DevOps
15 14 (9.03%) Banking
16 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
17 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (7.74%) Mathematics
18 11 (7.10%) Firewall
18 11 (7.10%) Embedded C

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 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.23%) Apache
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.94%) IIS
3 3 (1.94%) JBoss
3 3 (1.94%) Mule
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.45%) MS Office
2 10 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.87%) AutoCAD
4 6 (3.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (21.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) Firewall
2 9 (5.81%) WAN
3 8 (5.16%) LAN
4 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.23%) HTTP
5 5 (3.23%) SSL
5 5 (3.23%) Wireless
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.58%) Internet
6 4 (2.58%) MPLS
6 4 (2.58%) VoIP
6 4 (2.58%) VPN
6 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.94%) 2G
7 3 (1.94%) 4G
7 3 (1.94%) DNS
7 3 (1.94%) FTP
7 3 (1.94%) LDAP
8 2 (1.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.29%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.94%) GIS
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.29%) MySQL
4 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.29%) Redis
4 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) HBase
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.81%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (40.00%) Finance
2 45 (29.03%) Electronics
3 44 (28.39%) Manufacturing
4 33 (21.29%) Marketing
5 14 (9.03%) Banking
6 6 (3.87%) Retail
7 4 (2.58%) Automotive
8 2 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (21.94%) Developer
2 19 (12.26%) Installation Technician
3 16 (10.32%) Analyst
4 11 (7.10%) Python Developer
5 9 (5.81%) Architect
5 9 (5.81%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.16%) Test Automation Specialist
6 8 (5.16%) Test Specialist
7 7 (4.52%) IT Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.87%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Embedded Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Facilities Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.26%) Web Services
2 15 (9.68%) SOAP
3 14 (9.03%) RESTful
4 10 (6.45%) JSON
4 10 (6.45%) Middleware
5 8 (5.16%) HTML
6 6 (3.87%) .NET
6 6 (3.87%) CSS
6 6 (3.87%) J2EE
7 5 (3.23%) Android SDK
7 5 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.23%) jQuery
7 5 (3.23%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.23%) Swagger
7 5 (3.23%) XSLT
8 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.58%) D3.js
8 4 (2.58%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Driving Licence
2 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.23%) NHS
4 5 (3.23%) PMI
5 4 (2.58%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.94%) User Experience
6 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) CCTV
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) IPTV
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Linux
2 9 (5.81%) Windows
3 6 (3.87%) Android
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.94%) AIX
6 3 (1.94%) Unix
6 3 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.29%) CentOS
7 2 (1.29%) Fedora
7 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (23.23%) Programme Management
2 33 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (21.29%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (16.13%) SOA
4 21 (13.55%) Scrum
5 20 (12.90%) TDD
6 16 (10.32%) ITIL
7 15 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.03%) DevOps
9 12 (7.74%) Mathematics
9 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.45%) Project Management
10 10 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.16%) Open Source
12 7 (4.52%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.52%) CRM
13 6 (3.87%) Business Continuity
13 6 (3.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.42%) Java
2 17 (10.97%) Python
3 11 (7.10%) C
3 11 (7.10%) Embedded C
4 9 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.87%) SQL
6 5 (3.23%) C#
6 5 (3.23%) C++
6 5 (3.23%) Ruby
6 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.23%) XPath
7 3 (1.94%) Tcl
8 2 (1.29%) MapBasic
8 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.29%) Perl
8 2 (1.29%) R
8 2 (1.29%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) CISM
4 5 (3.23%) CISSP
4 5 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.23%) SSCP
5 4 (2.58%) CCIE
5 4 (2.58%) CCNA
5 4 (2.58%) CCNP
5 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.29%) MCP
6 2 (1.29%) MCSA
6 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) MOM
3 1 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) SAP
2 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) Cisco
3 11 (7.10%) Oracle
4 5 (3.23%) Nokia
5 4 (2.58%) IBM
5 4 (2.58%) WSO2
6 3 (1.94%) BMC
6 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.94%) HP
6 3 (1.94%) Huawei
6 3 (1.94%) Juniper
6 3 (1.94%) NetApp
6 3 (1.94%) Remedy
6 3 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.29%) Citrix
7 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) EMC
8 1 (0.65%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.65%) webMethods
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