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 3 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 42 44 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2149 1967 3088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.25% 4.07% 5.83%
As % of the General category 11.01% 9.57% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 796 1066
Average daily rate
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£375 £386 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 76 120
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% +10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £46.85
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
19515 20557 23403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.61% 42.57% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12303 13096 14247
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 £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 535 674
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 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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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 -1 975 £350 -6.66% 187
London +6 507 £425 +6.25% 233
South West +12 188 £350 -22.22% 39
East of England -2 116 £425 +7.59% 55
West Midlands +13 105 £288 +1.76% 35
North West -21 79 £325 -7.14% 39
Yorkshire +20 52 £345 +15.00% 24
East Midlands -4 27 £450 +22.03% 16
North East -19 8 £325 -18.75% 2
Midlands - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1047 (25.69%) Finance
2 556 (13.64%) Project Management
3 453 (11.11%) Cisco
4 441 (10.82%) Security Cleared
5 428 (10.50%) Microsoft
6 415 (10.18%) Marketing
7 414 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
8 399 (9.79%) Programme Management
9 383 (9.40%) SAP
10 376 (9.22%) MS Excel
11 364 (8.93%) Manufacturing
12 356 (8.73%) SQL
13 347 (8.51%) Oracle
14 346 (8.49%) Windows
15 334 (8.19%) Degree
16 333 (8.17%) ITIL
17 313 (7.68%) DTV
18 300 (7.36%) Electronics
19 294 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 292 (7.16%) Digital Marketing
21 286 (7.02%) MS Office
22 285 (6.99%) PRINCE2
23 278 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
24 271 (6.65%) 3G
25 260 (6.38%) Linux
26 259 (6.35%) Banking
27 246 (6.04%) LTE
28 245 (6.01%) Java
29 240 (5.89%) Firewall
30 224 (5.50%) SC Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 96 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 62 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 61 (1.50%) Lync
4 42 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 32 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (0.76%) IIS
7 30 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 29 (0.71%) Apache
9 27 (0.66%) CMS
10 25 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 17 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.39%) SAS
14 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.25%) Confluence
16 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.22%) nginx
16 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.20%) WordPress
17 8 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 376 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 286 (7.02%) MS Office
3 119 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (2.38%) MS Project
5 92 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 41 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.91%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.098%) InDesign
11 3 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.074%) SPSS
11 3 (0.074%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.074%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.049%) Maya
13 1 (0.025%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.025%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 278 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
5 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.22%) Summit
6 9 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 78 (1.91%) SaaS
2 24 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (0.47%) Office 365
4 16 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.25%) PaaS
7 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.15%) Force.com
9 3 (0.074%) IaaS
10 2 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.049%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.025%) Route 53
11 1 (0.025%) Taleo
11 1 (0.025%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.025%) Pure360
11 1 (0.025%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 271 (6.65%) 3G
2 246 (6.04%) LTE
3 240 (5.89%) Firewall
4 182 (4.47%) WAN
5 168 (4.12%) LAN
6 167 (4.10%) 4G
7 157 (3.85%) 2G
7 157 (3.85%) Internet
8 134 (3.29%) MPLS
9 129 (3.16%) Radio Access Network
10 128 (3.14%) DNS
11 111 (2.72%) TCP/IP
12 107 (2.63%) VPN
12 107 (2.63%) Ethernet
13 96 (2.36%) UMTS
13 96 (2.36%) VoIP
14 95 (2.33%) GSM
14 95 (2.33%) OSPF
15 87 (2.13%) Wireless
16 84 (2.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 91 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (2.18%) MySQL
4 73 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 54 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (0.98%) Big Data
10 29 (0.71%) MS Access
11 28 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 27 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 27 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 24 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (0.52%) NoSQL
15 20 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (0.47%) QlikView
17 18 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (1.03%) Selenium
2 39 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 36 (0.88%) Maven
4 35 (0.86%) JIRA
5 26 (0.64%) ClearCase
6 22 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 19 (0.47%) Subversion
9 18 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.39%) JUnit
11 14 (0.34%) MSI
11 14 (0.34%) Ant
12 13 (0.32%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (0.29%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.27%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.27%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.25%) TestDirector
15 10 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1047 (25.69%) Finance
2 415 (10.18%) Marketing
3 364 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 300 (7.36%) Electronics
5 259 (6.35%) Banking
6 185 (4.54%) Billing
7 166 (4.07%) Retail
8 92 (2.26%) Legal
9 51 (1.25%) German Language
10 39 (0.96%) Advertising
11 37 (0.91%) Back Office
12 33 (0.81%) Law
13 26 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.59%) Games
15 23 (0.56%) Front Office
16 13 (0.32%) French Language
17 12 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.29%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.22%) Publishing
18 9 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 561 (13.76%) Analyst
2 469 (11.51%) Project Manager
3 381 (9.35%) Developer
4 300 (7.36%) Architect
5 230 (5.64%) Business Analyst
6 228 (5.59%) Consultant
7 143 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 128 (3.14%) Design Engineer
9 116 (2.85%) Network Engineer
10 94 (2.31%) Designer
11 93 (2.28%) Administrator
12 90 (2.21%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 81 (1.99%) IP Engineer
14 80 (1.96%) Java Developer
14 80 (1.96%) Programme Manager
15 74 (1.82%) Test Engineer
16 70 (1.72%) Support Engineer
17 65 (1.59%) Coordinator
18 61 (1.50%) Delivery Manager
19 60 (1.47%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (3.48%) Web Services
2 129 (3.16%) HTML
3 124 (3.04%) .NET
4 112 (2.75%) CSS
5 101 (2.48%) XML
6 83 (2.04%) SOAP
7 82 (2.01%) jQuery
8 58 (1.42%) REST
9 53 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 48 (1.18%) RESTful
11 47 (1.15%) HTML5
12 46 (1.13%) Middleware
12 46 (1.13%) Spring
13 45 (1.10%) JSON
14 42 (1.03%) J2EE
15 31 (0.76%) Java EE
16 29 (0.71%) JMS
17 27 (0.66%) CSS3
17 27 (0.66%) Ajax
18 26 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 313 (7.68%) DTV
2 101 (2.48%) Computer Science
3 97 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 62 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 60 (1.47%) Open Source
6 53 (1.30%) NHS
7 44 (1.08%) PMI
8 43 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 43 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 38 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 28 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 25 (0.61%) IPTV
12 23 (0.56%) Handset
12 23 (0.56%) Smart Meter
12 23 (0.56%) FMCG
12 23 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (0.54%) Statistics
14 18 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
14 18 (0.44%) Visualisation
14 18 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 346 (8.49%) Windows
2 260 (6.38%) Linux
3 198 (4.86%) UNIX
4 84 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 80 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (1.30%) Android
7 51 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 46 (1.13%) Solaris
10 42 (1.03%) Windows XP
11 34 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.54%) AIX
14 15 (0.37%) HPUX
14 15 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.22%) VMS
17 8 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (13.64%) Project Management
2 414 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
3 399 (9.79%) Programme Management
4 333 (8.17%) ITIL
5 294 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 292 (7.16%) Digital Marketing
7 285 (6.99%) PRINCE2
8 220 (5.40%) Migration
9 169 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 160 (3.93%) Scrum
11 152 (3.73%) CRM
12 139 (3.41%) Change Management
12 139 (3.41%) Service Management
13 137 (3.36%) Service Delivery
14 109 (2.67%) Business Analysis
15 100 (2.45%) Software Engineering
16 99 (2.43%) Network Design
17 98 (2.40%) Configuration Management
18 95 (2.33%) E-Commerce
18 95 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 356 (8.73%) SQL
2 245 (6.01%) Java
3 153 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 116 (2.85%) C
5 107 (2.63%) C#
6 88 (2.16%) Perl
7 76 (1.86%) Python
8 66 (1.62%) C++
9 60 (1.47%) PHP
10 53 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 46 (1.13%) Ruby
12 41 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 35 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 32 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 32 (0.79%) VBA
15 19 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.37%) VB
17 13 (0.32%) Embedded C
18 12 (0.29%) Groovy
19 11 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 441 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 334 (8.19%) Degree
3 224 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 206 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (2.63%) CCNP
6 96 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 88 (2.16%) CCNA
8 86 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 82 (2.01%) CCIE
10 79 (1.94%) ISEB
11 63 (1.55%) PMP
12 58 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 48 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (0.74%) CISSP
16 27 (0.66%) ISTQB
17 25 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 22 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 22 (0.54%) MCSE
19 19 (0.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (4.51%) SLA
2 89 (2.18%) QA
3 35 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.074%) HL7
8 3 (0.074%) GPG13
9 2 (0.049%) COBIT
9 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.049%) Basel II
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) GAAP
10 1 (0.025%) BS25999
10 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 155 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.56%) vSphere
4 22 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 19 (0.47%) XenApp
6 13 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.27%) NFS
8 9 (0.22%) vCloud
8 9 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.15%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.098%) Squid
12 4 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.098%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.098%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.098%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.098%) Snort
Systems Management
1 48 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (1.13%) SCCM
3 27 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 27 (0.66%) Puppet
4 19 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 19 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (0.34%) HP SIM
7 12 (0.29%) OpenView
8 11 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.27%) SCOM
8 11 (0.27%) WSUS
9 10 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
9 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.22%) Netcool
11 7 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (0.17%) AppDNA
11 7 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 453 (11.11%) Cisco
2 428 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 383 (9.40%) SAP
4 347 (8.51%) Oracle
5 154 (3.78%) Juniper
6 134 (3.29%) VMware
7 127 (3.12%) HP
8 109 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 100 (2.45%) Ericsson
10 91 (2.23%) Citrix
10 91 (2.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 91 (2.23%) Huawei
11 82 (2.01%) Avaya
12 68 (1.67%) Nokia
12 68 (1.67%) IBM
13 55 (1.35%) Business Objects
14 52 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 48 (1.18%) Remedy
16 38 (0.93%) Siebel
17 37 (0.91%) Symantec
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