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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 70 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1484 1834 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.20% 3.61% 4.13%
As % of the General category 8.83% 9.33% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 958 1086
Median daily rate £400 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 48
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.35 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -32.08%
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
16800 19664 20417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.22% 38.69% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11228 12747 13292
Median daily rate £455 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 513 502
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +1 609 £350 -9.67% 216
London -28 432 £475 +10.20% 483
South West +4 140 £350 -4.10% 167
Yorkshire +21 68 £360 +15.66% 48
North West -17 62 £450 +15.75% 93
East of England -11 61 £413 +37.50% 99
West Midlands -49 58 £375 +22.95% 47
East Midlands -14 16 £325 - 44
North East -51 9 £296 -18.83% 14
South Coast - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 837 (27.12%) Finance
2 521 (16.88%) Marketing
3 512 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 471 (15.26%) Programme Management
5 445 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
6 443 (14.36%) SAP
7 409 (13.25%) Manufacturing
8 407 (13.19%) Electronics
9 395 (12.80%) Digital Marketing
10 391 (12.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 366 (11.86%) Project Management
12 344 (11.15%) Microsoft
13 309 (10.01%) ITIL
14 304 (9.85%) Cisco
15 266 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 263 (8.52%) Security Cleared
17 246 (7.97%) Degree
18 236 (7.65%) MS Excel
19 229 (7.42%) SQL
20 219 (7.10%) Migration
21 207 (6.71%) Java
22 203 (6.58%) PRINCE2
23 201 (6.51%) Linux
24 198 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
25 194 (6.29%) Windows
26 193 (6.25%) Oracle
26 193 (6.25%) SC Cleared
27 177 (5.74%) Banking
28 170 (5.51%) HTML
29 168 (5.44%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in 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 89 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 54 (1.75%) Apache
3 37 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 36 (1.17%) IIS
5 31 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 27 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 23 (0.75%) SAS
8 22 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.65%) CMS
9 20 (0.65%) Mule
10 19 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 17 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.52%) JBoss
13 16 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.45%) Smallworld
15 13 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 236 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 162 (5.25%) MS Office
3 77 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 69 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 62 (2.01%) MS Project
6 23 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.55%) AutoCAD
8 16 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.32%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.19%) Maya
11 5 (0.16%) SPSS
12 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.032%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.032%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 391 (12.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.36%) SAP PSCD
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.26%) Faxination
7 8 (0.26%) Primavera
7 8 (0.26%) Radian6
7 8 (0.26%) Social Studio
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.16%) Unica
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (1.65%) Office 365
4 33 (1.07%) SaaS
5 32 (1.04%) PaaS
6 29 (0.94%) IaaS
7 21 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
9 15 (0.49%) GitHub
10 10 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
10 10 (0.32%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.16%) Force.com
13 5 (0.16%) Heroku
14 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.13%) Taleo
14 4 (0.13%) Yammer
15 3 (0.097%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 167 (5.41%) WAN
2 165 (5.35%) LAN
3 159 (5.15%) VoIP
4 149 (4.83%) Firewall
5 138 (4.47%) LTE
6 114 (3.69%) 3G
6 114 (3.69%) 4G
7 96 (3.11%) TCP/IP
8 93 (3.01%) Internet
9 90 (2.92%) Broadband
10 73 (2.37%) MPLS
10 73 (2.37%) Network Security
11 70 (2.27%) 2G
11 70 (2.27%) Wireless
12 66 (2.14%) DNS
12 66 (2.14%) Radio Access Network
13 65 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
14 62 (2.01%) VPN
15 61 (1.98%) HTTP
16 59 (1.91%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (1.94%) Big Data
3 58 (1.88%) MySQL
4 40 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 38 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 37 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 37 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 32 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 32 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (0.65%) GIS
11 19 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.55%) QlikView
13 16 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.52%) MS Access
13 16 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 69 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 37 (1.20%) Subversion
3 36 (1.17%) Maven
4 35 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 34 (1.10%) JIRA
5 34 (1.10%) Selenium
6 30 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 23 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (0.65%) JMeter
9 19 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.58%) JUnit
11 16 (0.52%) GCC
11 16 (0.52%) GDB
11 16 (0.52%) Trac
12 15 (0.49%) WebDriver
13 11 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
15 8 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 837 (27.12%) Finance
2 521 (16.88%) Marketing
3 409 (13.25%) Manufacturing
4 407 (13.19%) Electronics
5 177 (5.74%) Banking
6 108 (3.50%) Retail
7 100 (3.24%) Billing
8 47 (1.52%) Legal
9 44 (1.43%) Advertising
10 35 (1.13%) Law
11 33 (1.07%) Games
12 29 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.71%) Back Office
14 21 (0.68%) Military
15 20 (0.65%) French Language
16 17 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.39%) German Language
18 10 (0.32%) Local Government
18 10 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
18 10 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 472 (15.29%) Analyst
2 364 (11.80%) Developer
3 277 (8.98%) Project Manager
4 233 (7.55%) Architect
5 168 (5.44%) Business Analyst
6 147 (4.76%) Consultant
7 130 (4.21%) Network Engineer
8 123 (3.99%) Telecoms Manager
9 93 (3.01%) Designer
10 89 (2.88%) Telecoms Analyst
11 79 (2.56%) Telecoms Engineer
12 75 (2.43%) Java Developer
13 60 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (1.91%) Administrator
15 53 (1.72%) Programme Manager
15 53 (1.72%) Telecoms Project Manager
16 51 (1.65%) Delivery Manager
17 48 (1.56%) Support Engineer
17 48 (1.56%) Test Analyst
18 47 (1.52%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (5.51%) HTML
2 164 (5.31%) CSS
3 117 (3.79%) Web Services
4 105 (3.40%) .NET
5 89 (2.88%) AngularJS
6 88 (2.85%) XML
7 87 (2.82%) SOAP
8 80 (2.59%) REST
9 64 (2.07%) JSON
10 60 (1.94%) jQuery
11 53 (1.72%) HTML5
12 44 (1.43%) Middleware
13 43 (1.39%) RESTful
13 43 (1.39%) Spring
14 37 (1.20%) CSS3
15 32 (1.04%) ASP.NET
16 31 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (0.97%) Node.js
18 29 (0.94%) Apache Camel
18 29 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 198 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 84 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 78 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 76 (2.46%) User Experience
6 66 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 54 (1.75%) Digital Media
8 51 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 36 (1.17%) Blackberry
10 34 (1.10%) Statistics
11 31 (1.00%) IVR
12 29 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 27 (0.87%) NHS
14 25 (0.81%) Smartphone
14 25 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (0.78%) Handset
16 20 (0.65%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.65%) Public Cloud
17 19 (0.62%) PMI
18 18 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 201 (6.51%) Linux
2 194 (6.29%) Windows
3 94 (3.05%) Unix
4 65 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 39 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.20%) Android
9 29 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.81%) Solaris
11 22 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.49%) CentOS
12 15 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.32%) Debian
15 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.19%) AIX
16 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (15.26%) Programme Management
3 445 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
4 395 (12.80%) Digital Marketing
5 366 (11.86%) Project Management
6 309 (10.01%) ITIL
7 266 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 219 (7.10%) Migration
9 203 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 163 (5.28%) Scrum
11 134 (4.34%) CRM
12 129 (4.18%) Service Management
13 108 (3.50%) Business Analysis
14 105 (3.40%) TDD
15 104 (3.37%) Service Delivery
16 98 (3.18%) Change Management
17 92 (2.98%) Analytics
18 88 (2.85%) DevOps
19 80 (2.59%) E-Commerce
20 79 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 229 (7.42%) SQL
2 207 (6.71%) Java
3 168 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 97 (3.14%) Python
5 91 (2.95%) C#
6 49 (1.59%) C
7 47 (1.52%) C++
8 44 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 42 (1.36%) PHP
10 36 (1.17%) Ruby
11 33 (1.07%) Perl
12 31 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 29 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 28 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.52%) Scala
16 16 (0.52%) XPath
17 11 (0.36%) R
17 11 (0.36%) VB
18 10 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 263 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 246 (7.97%) Degree
3 193 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 144 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (3.05%) CCNP
6 77 (2.50%) CCNA
7 59 (1.91%) CISSP
8 44 (1.43%) CCIE
9 40 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 38 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.23%) PMP
11 27 (0.87%) ISEB
11 27 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 25 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 24 (0.78%) CISM
13 24 (0.78%) DV Cleared
14 22 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (0.65%) HND
16 16 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.40%) SLA
2 84 (2.72%) QA
3 37 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 13 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.36%) COBIT
9 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 5 (0.16%) NEBOSH
12 4 (0.13%) GAAP
13 3 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.097%) HL7
13 3 (0.097%) MiFID
14 2 (0.065%) ISO22301
System Software
1 106 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 74 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.58%) Docker
4 15 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.42%) vSphere
6 11 (0.36%) Firmware
6 11 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.23%) KVM
8 7 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.23%) XenApp
9 6 (0.19%) Postfix
10 5 (0.16%) vCloud
10 5 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.13%) HDFS
11 4 (0.13%) Xen
11 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.097%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (1.39%) Puppet
2 31 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 27 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.62%) SCCM
6 18 (0.58%) Amdocs OSS
7 15 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
7 15 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (0.45%) Ansible
9 11 (0.36%) Nagios
10 10 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.26%) QRadar
12 8 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
12 8 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.26%) vRealize
13 7 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.23%) OpenView
14 5 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 443 (14.36%) SAP
2 344 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 304 (9.85%) Cisco
4 193 (6.25%) Oracle
5 107 (3.47%) VMware
6 93 (3.01%) HP
7 73 (2.37%) Ericsson
8 69 (2.24%) Juniper
9 68 (2.20%) IBM
9 68 (2.20%) Remedy
10 61 (1.98%) CheckPoint
11 59 (1.91%) Huawei
12 52 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 49 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (1.56%) Avaya
14 48 (1.56%) BT
14 48 (1.56%) Citrix
15 40 (1.30%) F5
16 33 (1.07%) Nortel
17 31 (1.00%) Nokia
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