The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1983 1928 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.08% 4.15% 6.04%
As % of the General category 10.52% 9.62% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 758 1140
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 106 126
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £48.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +9.23%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18850 20032 23519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 43.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 12606 14339
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 582 685
Average hourly rate £20.59 £22.54 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £49.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in England

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the England region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in England

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in England

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the England region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in England

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
South East +1 973 £350 - 211
London -16 482 £425 +13.33% 262
South West +10 161 £350 -20.45% 77
East of England -17 93 £400 +30.08% 54
West Midlands -16 77 £275 -11.29% 29
North West -26 68 £350 +18.14% 24
Yorkshire -6 38 £340 +23.63% 20
East Midlands -8 23 £375 - 12
North East -20 5 £375 +7.14% 6
Midlands - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1053 (24.50%) Finance
2 572 (13.31%) Project Management
3 472 (10.98%) Security Cleared
4 450 (10.47%) Cisco
5 416 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 394 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
7 391 (9.10%) Oracle
8 367 (8.54%) MS Excel
9 365 (8.49%) SQL
9 365 (8.49%) Marketing
10 360 (8.38%) Windows
11 356 (8.28%) Degree
12 354 (8.24%) ITIL
13 342 (7.96%) Programme Management
14 328 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 327 (7.61%) SAP
16 315 (7.33%) MS Office
17 313 (7.28%) Manufacturing
18 295 (6.86%) PRINCE2
19 287 (6.68%) Banking
20 272 (6.33%) 3G
21 265 (6.17%) Java
22 264 (6.14%) Linux
23 252 (5.86%) DTV
24 250 (5.82%) Electronics
25 231 (5.37%) Digital Marketing
26 225 (5.23%) UNIX
27 223 (5.19%) LTE
28 222 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
29 211 (4.91%) SC Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 99 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 67 (1.56%) Lync
3 58 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 52 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 35 (0.81%) IIS
6 32 (0.74%) Apache
6 32 (0.74%) SAS
7 29 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 26 (0.60%) CMS
9 25 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 17 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.23%) Confluence
13 10 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.19%) WordPress
14 8 (0.19%) Node.js
14 8 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 367 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 315 (7.33%) MS Office
3 113 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 94 (2.19%) MS Project
6 47 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 36 (0.84%) AutoCAD
8 24 (0.56%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.33%) SPSS
10 13 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.19%) InDesign
13 5 (0.12%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.070%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.047%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.047%) Maya
16 1 (0.023%) CorelDRAW
16 1 (0.023%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 222 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
5 8 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
7 6 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.12%) Summit
8 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.86%) SaaS
2 32 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (0.37%) Office 365
4 13 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.21%) PaaS
7 7 (0.16%) Force.com
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.093%) IaaS
10 2 (0.047%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.023%) Taleo
11 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.023%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.023%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.023%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 272 (6.33%) 3G
2 223 (5.19%) LTE
3 208 (4.84%) Firewall
4 194 (4.51%) WAN
5 174 (4.05%) LAN
6 173 (4.03%) 2G
7 166 (3.86%) Internet
8 163 (3.79%) 4G
9 152 (3.54%) MPLS
10 137 (3.19%) Ethernet
11 131 (3.05%) Radio Access Network
12 121 (2.82%) DNS
13 113 (2.63%) SDH
14 109 (2.54%) TCP/IP
15 106 (2.47%) GSM
16 101 (2.35%) VoIP
17 97 (2.26%) UMTS
18 96 (2.23%) OSPF
19 94 (2.19%) VPN
20 85 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.37%) MySQL
2 102 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 51 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 50 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (0.88%) Big Data
8 36 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 32 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 31 (0.72%) MS Access
12 29 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 27 (0.63%) NoSQL
14 26 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (0.54%) QlikView
17 22 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
18 19 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (1.00%) Selenium
2 39 (0.91%) Maven
3 36 (0.84%) JIRA
3 36 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 33 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 27 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 21 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.44%) Subversion
8 17 (0.40%) JUnit
8 17 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.37%) SoapUI
10 15 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 15 (0.35%) Hudson
11 13 (0.30%) Ant
11 13 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
12 12 (0.28%) Axure RP
12 12 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (0.26%) TestDirector
13 11 (0.26%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1053 (24.50%) Finance
2 365 (8.49%) Marketing
3 313 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 287 (6.68%) Banking
5 250 (5.82%) Electronics
6 189 (4.40%) Retail
7 184 (4.28%) Billing
8 97 (2.26%) Legal
9 58 (1.35%) German Language
10 43 (1.00%) Back Office
11 42 (0.98%) Law
12 36 (0.84%) Front Office
13 34 (0.79%) Advertising
14 25 (0.58%) Games
15 21 (0.49%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.37%) French Language
17 13 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 12 (0.28%) Publishing
19 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 592 (13.77%) Analyst
2 473 (11.01%) Project Manager
3 402 (9.35%) Developer
4 334 (7.77%) Architect
5 254 (5.91%) Consultant
6 250 (5.82%) Business Analyst
7 160 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
8 126 (2.93%) Network Engineer
9 124 (2.89%) Design Engineer
10 113 (2.63%) Designer
11 99 (2.30%) Administrator
12 88 (2.05%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 82 (1.91%) Programme Manager
14 80 (1.86%) Test Engineer
15 71 (1.65%) Java Developer
16 70 (1.63%) Coordinator
17 66 (1.54%) Delivery Manager
17 66 (1.54%) IP Engineer
18 65 (1.51%) Support Engineer
19 62 (1.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (3.35%) HTML
2 128 (2.98%) .NET
3 124 (2.89%) Web Services
4 119 (2.77%) CSS
5 95 (2.21%) XML
6 92 (2.14%) jQuery
7 79 (1.84%) SOAP
8 58 (1.35%) HTML5
9 57 (1.33%) RESTful
10 56 (1.30%) J2EE
11 55 (1.28%) REST
12 46 (1.07%) ASP.NET
13 43 (1.00%) Middleware
14 42 (0.98%) Spring
15 34 (0.79%) JSON
16 33 (0.77%) Java EE
17 30 (0.70%) CSS3
18 27 (0.63%) XSLT
19 26 (0.60%) JMS
20 22 (0.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 252 (5.86%) DTV
2 91 (2.12%) Management Information System
2 91 (2.12%) Computer Science
3 69 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 58 (1.35%) Open Source
5 57 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 51 (1.19%) NHS
7 47 (1.09%) PMI
8 44 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 40 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 30 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 26 (0.60%) IPTV
13 24 (0.56%) Mainframe
14 22 (0.51%) Statistics
14 22 (0.51%) FMCG
14 22 (0.51%) Smart Meter
15 20 (0.47%) Handset
15 20 (0.47%) Clustering
16 19 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 360 (8.38%) Windows
2 264 (6.14%) Linux
3 225 (5.23%) UNIX
4 85 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 62 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (1.05%) Windows XP
8 43 (1.00%) Android
9 40 (0.93%) Solaris
10 37 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.79%) AIX
13 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.44%) HPUX
15 14 (0.33%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.21%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.19%) VMS
19 6 (0.14%) Windows NT
19 6 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (13.31%) Project Management
2 394 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
3 354 (8.24%) ITIL
4 342 (7.96%) Programme Management
5 328 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 295 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 231 (5.37%) Digital Marketing
8 206 (4.79%) Migration
9 194 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
10 178 (4.14%) Change Management
11 175 (4.07%) Service Management
12 169 (3.93%) CRM
13 156 (3.63%) Scrum
14 145 (3.37%) Service Delivery
15 123 (2.86%) Configuration Management
16 117 (2.72%) Business Analysis
17 110 (2.56%) Network Design
18 104 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 103 (2.40%) E-Commerce
20 100 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 365 (8.49%) SQL
2 265 (6.17%) Java
3 174 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 142 (3.30%) C
5 103 (2.40%) C#
6 89 (2.07%) Perl
7 72 (1.68%) PHP
8 67 (1.56%) Python
9 63 (1.47%) C++
10 51 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 47 (1.09%) Ruby
12 37 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 32 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 31 (0.72%) VBA
15 24 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 24 (0.56%) VB
16 21 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.35%) PHP5
18 11 (0.26%) Embedded C
18 11 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 472 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 356 (8.28%) Degree
3 211 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 202 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 104 (2.42%) CCNP
6 104 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 85 (1.98%) CCNA
8 79 (1.84%) ISEB
9 68 (1.58%) PMP
10 66 (1.54%) CCIE
11 57 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 51 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (0.70%) ISTQB
15 28 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 27 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 24 (0.56%) CISSP
18 23 (0.54%) HND
18 23 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.37%) SLA
2 109 (2.54%) QA
3 29 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.070%) GPG13
7 3 (0.070%) P3O
7 3 (0.070%) HL7
7 3 (0.070%) WCAG
7 3 (0.070%) COBIT
8 2 (0.047%) Basel II
8 2 (0.047%) GAAP
8 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.047%) BS25999
9 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 154 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.60%) vSphere
4 22 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 21 (0.49%) XenApp
6 15 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.19%) vCloud
9 8 (0.19%) NFS
10 6 (0.14%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.093%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.093%) SRDF
12 4 (0.093%) Squid
13 3 (0.070%) Snort
13 3 (0.070%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 54 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (1.05%) SCCM
3 31 (0.72%) Puppet
4 27 (0.63%) Tivoli
5 23 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.33%) Netcool
8 14 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.26%) HP SIM
10 11 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
10 11 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
11 10 (0.23%) SCOM
11 10 (0.23%) OpenView
12 9 (0.21%) OPNET
12 9 (0.21%) WSUS
13 8 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 450 (10.47%) Cisco
2 416 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 391 (9.10%) Oracle
4 327 (7.61%) SAP
5 148 (3.44%) Juniper
6 140 (3.26%) VMware
7 132 (3.07%) HP
8 112 (2.61%) Ericsson
9 101 (2.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 99 (2.30%) Huawei
11 98 (2.28%) CheckPoint
12 97 (2.26%) IBM
13 95 (2.21%) Citrix
14 90 (2.09%) Avaya
15 69 (1.61%) Nokia
16 64 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (1.28%) Remedy
17 55 (1.28%) Business Objects
18 45 (1.05%) Nortel
18 45 (1.05%) Red Hat
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