The 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 44 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2145 1999 3168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.21% 4.11% 5.97%
As % of the General category 10.88% 9.57% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 808 1091
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 81 126
Average hourly rate £17.75 £35.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19712 20878 23592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 42.90% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12453 13259 14400
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.15 £22.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 994 £350 -6.66% 204
London +7 519 £425 +6.25% 264
South West +6 173 £340 -24.44% 50
East of England -9 111 £400 +2.56% 51
West Midlands +5 102 £275 -2.65% 34
North West -22 74 £325 -5.79% 35
Yorkshire +11 46 £345 +15.00% 14
East Midlands +2 31 £388 +6.89% 15
North East -21 7 £325 -18.75% 3
Midlands - - - - 2
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1037 (25.30%) Finance
2 545 (13.30%) Project Management
3 445 (10.86%) Cisco
4 439 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 434 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 410 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 405 (9.88%) Marketing
8 390 (9.51%) Programme Management
9 373 (9.10%) SAP
9 373 (9.10%) MS Excel
10 356 (8.69%) Manufacturing
11 355 (8.66%) SQL
12 352 (8.59%) Oracle
13 347 (8.47%) Windows
14 344 (8.39%) ITIL
15 334 (8.15%) Degree
16 304 (7.42%) DTV
17 298 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 297 (7.25%) MS Office
19 291 (7.10%) Electronics
20 285 (6.95%) PRINCE2
21 282 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
22 269 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 266 (6.49%) 3G
24 264 (6.44%) Linux
25 262 (6.39%) Banking
26 244 (5.95%) Java
27 234 (5.71%) LTE
28 226 (5.51%) Firewall
29 218 (5.32%) SC Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 98 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.46%) Lync
3 58 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 39 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 36 (0.88%) IIS
6 29 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 27 (0.66%) Apache
9 26 (0.63%) CMS
10 23 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 22 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (0.41%) SAS
13 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.22%) Confluence
14 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.20%) WordPress
16 7 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
16 7 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 373 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 297 (7.25%) MS Office
3 121 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 94 (2.29%) MS Project
6 43 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.90%) AutoCAD
8 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 5 (0.12%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.073%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.073%) SPSS
13 2 (0.049%) Maya
14 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 269 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
5 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.22%) Summit
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.098%) JDE OneWorld
10 4 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.95%) SaaS
2 25 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (0.46%) Office 365
4 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.22%) PaaS
7 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.15%) Force.com
9 2 (0.049%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.049%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) Taleo
10 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.024%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.024%) Pure360
10 1 (0.024%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 266 (6.49%) 3G
2 234 (5.71%) LTE
3 226 (5.51%) Firewall
4 181 (4.42%) WAN
5 170 (4.15%) 4G
6 161 (3.93%) LAN
7 158 (3.85%) 2G
8 152 (3.71%) Internet
9 130 (3.17%) MPLS
10 129 (3.15%) DNS
11 128 (3.12%) Radio Access Network
12 107 (2.61%) VPN
13 103 (2.51%) TCP/IP
14 101 (2.46%) Ethernet
15 96 (2.34%) VoIP
16 95 (2.32%) GSM
17 90 (2.20%) UMTS
18 89 (2.17%) OSPF
19 86 (2.10%) Wireless
20 77 (1.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 94 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (2.15%) MySQL
4 68 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 53 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (0.88%) Big Data
10 28 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 27 (0.66%) MS Access
12 26 (0.63%) MongoDB
13 25 (0.61%) Data Mining
14 24 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.56%) QlikView
16 22 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.49%) NoSQL
19 19 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (1.12%) Selenium
2 39 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 37 (0.90%) Maven
4 35 (0.85%) JIRA
5 26 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 24 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 21 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 20 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.44%) Subversion
10 16 (0.39%) JUnit
11 14 (0.34%) SoapUI
12 13 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.32%) Ant
12 13 (0.32%) LoadRunner
12 13 (0.32%) MSI
13 12 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.24%) TestDirector
14 10 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 1037 (25.30%) Finance
2 405 (9.88%) Marketing
3 356 (8.69%) Manufacturing
4 291 (7.10%) Electronics
5 262 (6.39%) Banking
6 190 (4.64%) Billing
7 173 (4.22%) Retail
8 89 (2.17%) Legal
9 54 (1.32%) German Language
10 42 (1.02%) Back Office
11 41 (1.00%) Advertising
12 36 (0.88%) Law
13 27 (0.66%) Front Office
13 27 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.61%) Games
15 13 (0.32%) French Language
16 12 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 550 (13.42%) Analyst
2 469 (11.44%) Project Manager
3 383 (9.34%) Developer
4 307 (7.49%) Architect
5 220 (5.37%) Business Analyst
5 220 (5.37%) Consultant
6 147 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
7 126 (3.07%) Design Engineer
8 108 (2.63%) Network Engineer
9 100 (2.44%) Designer
10 95 (2.32%) Administrator
11 88 (2.15%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 78 (1.90%) Java Developer
12 78 (1.90%) Programme Manager
12 78 (1.90%) IP Engineer
13 73 (1.78%) Test Engineer
14 72 (1.76%) Coordinator
15 71 (1.73%) Support Engineer
16 62 (1.51%) Data Analyst
17 57 (1.39%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (3.56%) Web Services
2 134 (3.27%) HTML
3 129 (3.15%) .NET
4 114 (2.78%) CSS
5 99 (2.42%) XML
6 87 (2.12%) SOAP
7 83 (2.02%) jQuery
8 60 (1.46%) REST
9 52 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 51 (1.24%) RESTful
11 49 (1.20%) Middleware
11 49 (1.20%) HTML5
12 46 (1.12%) Spring
13 43 (1.05%) J2EE
14 42 (1.02%) JSON
15 33 (0.81%) Java EE
16 29 (0.71%) JMS
17 28 (0.68%) CSS3
18 26 (0.63%) XSLT
19 24 (0.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 304 (7.42%) DTV
2 102 (2.49%) Computer Science
3 95 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 63 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 59 (1.44%) Open Source
6 48 (1.17%) NHS
7 45 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 44 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 42 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 42 (1.02%) PMI
10 30 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 25 (0.61%) IPTV
12 23 (0.56%) Smart Meter
12 23 (0.56%) FMCG
12 23 (0.56%) Statistics
12 23 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (0.54%) Handset
14 20 (0.49%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.41%) Visualisation
15 17 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 347 (8.47%) Windows
2 264 (6.44%) Linux
3 207 (5.05%) UNIX
4 83 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 82 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (1.20%) Android
8 45 (1.10%) Solaris
8 45 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 43 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 38 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (0.56%) AIX
13 14 (0.34%) HPUX
13 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.20%) VMS
15 8 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.17%) CentOS
16 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (13.30%) Project Management
2 410 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 390 (9.51%) Programme Management
4 344 (8.39%) ITIL
5 298 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 285 (6.95%) PRINCE2
7 282 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
8 214 (5.22%) Migration
9 170 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 162 (3.95%) Scrum
11 157 (3.83%) Change Management
11 157 (3.83%) CRM
12 143 (3.49%) Service Management
13 139 (3.39%) Service Delivery
14 109 (2.66%) Configuration Management
15 108 (2.63%) Business Analysis
16 98 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 97 (2.37%) E-Commerce
17 97 (2.37%) Software Engineering
18 94 (2.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 355 (8.66%) SQL
2 244 (5.95%) Java
3 153 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 115 (2.81%) C
5 112 (2.73%) C#
6 86 (2.10%) Perl
7 74 (1.81%) Python
8 63 (1.54%) C++
9 61 (1.49%) PHP
10 53 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 48 (1.17%) Ruby
12 41 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 31 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 31 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 28 (0.68%) VBA
15 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.39%) VB
17 13 (0.32%) Embedded C
18 12 (0.29%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 439 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 334 (8.15%) Degree
3 218 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 199 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (2.44%) CCNP
6 96 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 89 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 85 (2.07%) CCNA
9 74 (1.81%) ISEB
10 72 (1.76%) CCIE
11 64 (1.56%) PMP
12 58 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 53 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (0.66%) ISTQB
16 25 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 24 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 22 (0.54%) CISSP
19 20 (0.49%) MCSE
20 16 (0.39%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.59%) SLA
2 96 (2.34%) QA
3 37 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.073%) GPG13
9 2 (0.049%) Basel II
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.049%) COBIT
9 2 (0.049%) WCAG
9 2 (0.049%) HL7
9 2 (0.049%) BS25999
9 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.024%) GAAP
System Software
1 155 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.68%) vSphere
4 23 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 20 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (0.41%) XenApp
7 14 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.27%) NFS
9 9 (0.22%) vCloud
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.15%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.098%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.098%) Squid
13 4 (0.098%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.098%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 48 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (1.07%) SCCM
3 26 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 26 (0.63%) Puppet
4 19 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 19 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (0.34%) HP SIM
7 13 (0.32%) OpenView
8 11 (0.27%) SCOM
9 10 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.24%) WSUS
10 8 (0.20%) Netcool
10 8 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
10 8 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.17%) AppDNA
12 6 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 445 (10.86%) Cisco
2 434 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 373 (9.10%) SAP
4 352 (8.59%) Oracle
5 160 (3.90%) Juniper
6 137 (3.34%) VMware
7 128 (3.12%) HP
8 107 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 100 (2.44%) Ericsson
10 93 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 92 (2.24%) Citrix
12 88 (2.15%) Avaya
13 87 (2.12%) Huawei
14 70 (1.71%) IBM
15 64 (1.56%) Nokia
16 55 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 53 (1.29%) Business Objects
18 52 (1.27%) Remedy
19 42 (1.02%) Symantec
20 40 (0.98%) Red Hat
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
England
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25K - £7K plus call allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Dover, Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday