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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 48 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 94 102 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.32% 4.19% 6.44%
As % of the General category 10.74% 13.88% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 51
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£375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £128 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +400.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £60.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
875 735 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.89% 30.18% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 378 511
Average daily rate £413 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 74 76
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +83.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -10 33 £350 -5.08% 14
Cambridgeshire -4 32 £180 -23.40% 22
Essex -3 14 £600 +33.33% 9
Bedfordshire -13 8 £450 +9.09% 4
Suffolk +3 5 £580 +132.00% 2
Norfolk +10 2 £370 +80.48% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 72 (32.58%) Finance
2 64 (28.96%) Windows
3 55 (24.89%) Microsoft
4 46 (20.81%) Security Cleared
5 42 (19.00%) SC Cleared
5 42 (19.00%) MS Excel
6 35 (15.84%) Banking
7 32 (14.48%) WAN
8 30 (13.57%) MS Office
8 30 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (13.12%) LAN
10 25 (11.31%) Windows 7
11 23 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (10.41%) SQL
11 23 (10.41%) .NET
12 22 (9.95%) Oracle
13 21 (9.50%) Linux
13 21 (9.50%) Firewall
14 20 (9.05%) TCP/IP
15 19 (8.60%) Active Directory
15 19 (8.60%) ITIL
15 19 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (8.14%) Cisco
17 17 (7.69%) PRINCE2
17 17 (7.69%) UNIX
17 17 (7.69%) Project Management
17 17 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
17 17 (7.69%) Lync
18 16 (7.24%) Degree
18 16 (7.24%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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%) Lync
2 14 (6.33%) CMS
3 13 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.62%) IIS
5 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.57%) MS Office
3 9 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) Simulink
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) BASE24
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.45%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.48%) WAN
2 29 (13.12%) LAN
3 21 (9.50%) Firewall
4 20 (9.05%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.79%) DNS
6 14 (6.33%) DHCP
6 14 (6.33%) Wireless
7 11 (4.98%) VPN
7 11 (4.98%) PBX
7 11 (4.98%) SAN
7 11 (4.98%) Internet
8 9 (4.07%) 3G
8 9 (4.07%) LTE
8 9 (4.07%) 4G
9 8 (3.62%) GPRS
10 7 (3.17%) VoIP
10 7 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (2.71%) 2G
11 6 (2.71%) GSM
12 5 (2.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.26%) DB2
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.81%) DTS
8 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.90%) MySQL
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.36%) PVCS
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.36%) JDeveloper
2 3 (1.36%) Toad
2 3 (1.36%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.36%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Ant
4 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 72 (32.58%) Finance
2 35 (15.84%) Banking
3 13 (5.88%) Retail
4 9 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.62%) Marketing
6 7 (3.17%) Electronics
7 4 (1.81%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.90%) Billing
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (12.67%) Analyst
2 27 (12.22%) Developer
3 19 (8.60%) Architect
4 16 (7.24%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.07%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (3.62%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.17%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.17%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.17%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.71%) Telecoms Engineer
9 6 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.26%) Graduate
10 5 (2.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.26%) Backup Engineer
10 5 (2.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (1.81%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.41%) .NET
2 15 (6.79%) Web Services
3 13 (5.88%) XML
4 9 (4.07%) HTML
5 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.26%) jQuery
6 5 (2.26%) REST
6 5 (2.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.81%) JSON
7 4 (1.81%) Ajax
7 4 (1.81%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (1.81%) WinForms
7 4 (1.81%) DHTML
7 4 (1.81%) CSS
7 4 (1.81%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (1.36%) HTML5
9 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.90%) WPF
9 2 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (4.98%) IVR
2 11 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.07%) Clustering
5 7 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.17%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.71%) DTV
6 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.26%) IBM XIV
8 4 (1.81%) Statistics
9 3 (1.36%) HP Superdome
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.90%) Handset
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.96%) Windows
2 25 (11.31%) Windows 7
3 23 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (9.50%) Linux
5 17 (7.69%) UNIX
6 8 (3.62%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.62%) HPUX
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.26%) Solaris
8 5 (2.26%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.81%) AIX
10 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.45%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.60%) ITIL
2 19 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 17 (7.69%) Project Management
4 13 (5.88%) WFM
5 12 (5.43%) Data Analysis
6 11 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.98%) Scrum
6 11 (4.98%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.52%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.52%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.07%) SOA
8 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (4.07%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.62%) UML
9 8 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.17%) Change Management
10 7 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.41%) SQL
2 13 (5.88%) C#
2 13 (5.88%) Java
3 8 (3.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.62%) Python
4 7 (3.17%) C++
5 6 (2.71%) PHP
5 6 (2.71%) VBScript
6 5 (2.26%) C
6 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.81%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.81%) Perl
7 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.90%) Erlang
9 2 (0.90%) Tcl
10 1 (0.45%) Golang
10 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (20.81%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.24%) Degree
4 14 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.07%) CCNA
6 8 (3.62%) CCNP
7 5 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.81%) CCIE
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.36%) PMP
9 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.90%) MCITP
10 2 (0.90%) CISSP
10 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.90%) MCSE
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
11 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.26%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.26%) vCloud
3 5 (2.26%) vSphere
4 3 (1.36%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) KVM
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) NetBackup
1 10 (4.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.26%) SCCM
3 4 (1.81%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 55 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.95%) Oracle
3 18 (8.14%) Cisco
4 14 (6.33%) Avaya
5 12 (5.43%) HP
5 12 (5.43%) Citrix
6 11 (4.98%) IBM
6 11 (4.98%) VMware
7 10 (4.52%) Verint
8 8 (3.62%) Polycom
9 6 (2.71%) Brocade
9 6 (2.71%) EMC
9 6 (2.71%) SAP
10 5 (2.26%) Veritas
10 5 (2.26%) Symantec
10 5 (2.26%) Sophos
10 5 (2.26%) Acronis
11 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.36%) Serena
11 3 (1.36%) McAfee
Suffolk
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
People Source
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
People Source
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
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