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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2153 1938 3122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.12% 4.02% 5.90%
As % of the General category 10.59% 9.45% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 799 1037
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 73 120
Average hourly rate £18.26 £23.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
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 £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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 0 965 £363 -3.33% 212
London 0 497 £425 +6.25% 242
South West +14 198 £375 -17.12% 44
East of England +11 128 £400 +2.56% 54
West Midlands +4 107 £275 -0.90% 25
North West -20 92 £325 -7.14% 36
Yorkshire +20 53 £345 +15.00% 12
East Midlands +5 29 £450 +246.15% 15
North East -33 8 £338 -18.18% 2
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 1052 (25.68%) Finance
2 564 (13.77%) Project Management
3 451 (11.01%) Cisco
4 444 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 443 (10.82%) Security Cleared
6 417 (10.18%) Marketing
7 411 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
8 393 (9.59%) MS Excel
8 393 (9.59%) Programme Management
9 390 (9.52%) SAP
10 374 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
11 370 (9.03%) Manufacturing
12 361 (8.81%) ITIL
13 357 (8.72%) SQL
14 355 (8.67%) Degree
15 349 (8.52%) Windows
16 344 (8.40%) Oracle
17 316 (7.71%) DTV
18 306 (7.47%) Electronics
19 296 (7.23%) PRINCE2
20 295 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
21 292 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 290 (7.08%) 3G
23 284 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
24 280 (6.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 278 (6.79%) MS Office
26 270 (6.59%) Linux
27 268 (6.54%) LTE
28 262 (6.40%) Firewall
29 249 (6.08%) Java

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 61 (1.49%) Lync
4 42 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 39 (0.95%) CMS
6 36 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 36 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (0.88%) IIS
7 34 (0.83%) Apache
8 29 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 26 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 19 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.34%) SAS
13 13 (0.32%) Confluence
14 11 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.24%) nginx
15 10 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
16 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 393 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 278 (6.79%) MS Office
3 119 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 102 (2.49%) MS Project
5 91 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 42 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.85%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.073%) InDesign
10 3 (0.073%) SPSS
10 3 (0.073%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.049%) Maya
12 1 (0.024%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 280 (6.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
5 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.24%) Summit
7 9 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.12%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
10 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.098%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.05%) SaaS
2 21 (0.51%) Office 365
2 21 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.24%) PaaS
5 10 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.15%) Force.com
7 3 (0.073%) IaaS
7 3 (0.073%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.049%) Route 53
9 1 (0.024%) Taleo
9 1 (0.024%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.024%) Pure360
9 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 290 (7.08%) 3G
2 268 (6.54%) LTE
3 262 (6.40%) Firewall
4 190 (4.64%) WAN
5 183 (4.47%) LAN
6 171 (4.17%) 4G
7 167 (4.08%) Internet
8 158 (3.86%) 2G
9 144 (3.52%) Radio Access Network
10 141 (3.44%) MPLS
10 141 (3.44%) DNS
11 118 (2.88%) TCP/IP
12 114 (2.78%) VPN
13 111 (2.71%) Ethernet
14 104 (2.54%) OSPF
15 103 (2.51%) UMTS
16 100 (2.44%) VoIP
17 98 (2.39%) GSM
18 94 (2.29%) Wireless
19 89 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 95 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (2.08%) MySQL
4 72 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 52 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 40 (0.98%) Big Data
9 37 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 26 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 25 (0.61%) MS Access
13 24 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 24 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (0.49%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.44%) QlikView
16 18 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (1.05%) Selenium
2 39 (0.95%) Maven
3 37 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 37 (0.90%) JIRA
4 26 (0.63%) JUnit
5 25 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 22 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 22 (0.54%) Subversion
7 17 (0.42%) MSI
8 16 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 14 (0.34%) Ant
10 12 (0.29%) WebDriver
10 12 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.29%) LoadRunner
11 11 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.24%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.24%) TestDirector
General
1 1052 (25.68%) Finance
2 417 (10.18%) Marketing
3 370 (9.03%) Manufacturing
4 306 (7.47%) Electronics
5 247 (6.03%) Banking
6 188 (4.59%) Billing
7 160 (3.91%) Retail
8 94 (2.29%) Legal
9 46 (1.12%) German Language
10 39 (0.95%) Law
11 37 (0.90%) Back Office
12 36 (0.88%) Advertising
13 26 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.59%) Games
15 17 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.37%) French Language
17 13 (0.32%) Front Office
18 12 (0.29%) General Ledger
19 10 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 564 (13.77%) Analyst
2 459 (11.21%) Project Manager
3 376 (9.18%) Developer
4 312 (7.62%) Architect
5 230 (5.62%) Consultant
6 226 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 142 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 134 (3.27%) Design Engineer
9 118 (2.88%) Network Engineer
10 103 (2.51%) Administrator
11 94 (2.29%) Designer
12 88 (2.15%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 86 (2.10%) Java Developer
14 85 (2.08%) IP Engineer
15 84 (2.05%) Test Engineer
16 72 (1.76%) Programme Manager
17 69 (1.68%) Support Engineer
18 66 (1.61%) Delivery Manager
19 61 (1.49%) Coordinator
20 56 (1.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (3.76%) Web Services
2 134 (3.27%) .NET
3 124 (3.03%) HTML
4 113 (2.76%) XML
5 105 (2.56%) CSS
6 89 (2.17%) SOAP
7 76 (1.86%) jQuery
8 67 (1.64%) REST
9 54 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 54 (1.32%) Spring
10 46 (1.12%) J2EE
10 46 (1.12%) RESTful
10 46 (1.12%) JSON
11 44 (1.07%) Middleware
11 44 (1.07%) HTML5
12 33 (0.81%) JMS
13 29 (0.71%) Ajax
14 27 (0.66%) JSP
14 27 (0.66%) Java EE
15 26 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 316 (7.71%) DTV
2 284 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 107 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 64 (1.56%) Open Source
6 61 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 50 (1.22%) User Experience
8 48 (1.17%) NHS
9 47 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 42 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 40 (0.98%) PMI
12 31 (0.76%) Digital Media
13 28 (0.68%) Data Integration
14 24 (0.59%) Smart Meter
14 24 (0.59%) IVR
15 23 (0.56%) Handset
15 23 (0.56%) Statistics
16 22 (0.54%) IPTV
16 22 (0.54%) Clustering
17 21 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 349 (8.52%) Windows
2 270 (6.59%) Linux
3 201 (4.91%) UNIX
4 88 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 86 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (1.29%) Android
7 52 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 47 (1.15%) Solaris
10 39 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 35 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.56%) AIX
14 15 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.34%) HPUX
16 12 (0.29%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.22%) VMS
17 9 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (13.77%) Project Management
2 411 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
3 393 (9.59%) Programme Management
4 374 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
5 361 (8.81%) ITIL
6 296 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 295 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
8 292 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 229 (5.59%) Migration
10 160 (3.91%) Scrum
11 152 (3.71%) CRM
12 149 (3.64%) Service Management
13 134 (3.27%) Service Delivery
14 130 (3.17%) Change Management
15 111 (2.71%) Business Analysis
16 109 (2.66%) Network Design
17 108 (2.64%) Software Engineering
18 104 (2.54%) E-Commerce
19 100 (2.44%) Validation
20 94 (2.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 357 (8.72%) SQL
2 249 (6.08%) Java
3 140 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 118 (2.88%) C
5 114 (2.78%) C#
6 90 (2.20%) Perl
7 77 (1.88%) Python
8 67 (1.64%) PHP
9 65 (1.59%) C++
10 51 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 45 (1.10%) Ruby
12 40 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 35 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 33 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 26 (0.63%) VBA
16 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.37%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.32%) Groovy
19 12 (0.29%) Embedded C
19 12 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 443 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 355 (8.67%) Degree
3 239 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 217 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (2.71%) CCNP
6 93 (2.27%) CCNA
6 93 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 86 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 84 (2.05%) CCIE
9 80 (1.95%) ISEB
10 66 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 65 (1.59%) PMP
12 45 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (0.76%) CISSP
15 30 (0.73%) ISTQB
16 28 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 24 (0.59%) MCSE
18 19 (0.46%) CIMA
18 19 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.76%) SLA
2 90 (2.20%) QA
3 45 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.098%) GPG13
9 3 (0.073%) HL7
10 2 (0.049%) COBIT
10 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) GAAP
11 1 (0.024%) BS25999
11 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 161 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 75 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.71%) vSphere
4 25 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (0.54%) XenApp
6 18 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.39%) NFS
8 13 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.17%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.17%) vCloud
12 6 (0.15%) Squid
13 5 (0.12%) Snort
13 5 (0.12%) XenServer
13 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.098%) Xen
14 4 (0.098%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.098%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 52 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (1.25%) SCCM
3 32 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 28 (0.68%) Puppet
5 21 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (0.42%) OpenView
7 17 (0.42%) HP SIM
7 17 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 15 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
9 12 (0.29%) SCOM
9 12 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.27%) WSUS
11 10 (0.24%) Netcool
12 8 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
13 7 (0.17%) Nagios
13 7 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 451 (11.01%) Cisco
2 444 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 390 (9.52%) SAP
4 344 (8.40%) Oracle
5 154 (3.76%) Juniper
6 148 (3.61%) VMware
7 141 (3.44%) HP
8 122 (2.98%) CheckPoint
9 106 (2.59%) Ericsson
10 104 (2.54%) Citrix
11 98 (2.39%) Huawei
12 92 (2.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 77 (1.88%) Avaya
14 76 (1.86%) Nokia
15 74 (1.81%) IBM
16 56 (1.37%) Business Objects
17 55 (1.34%) Remedy
18 49 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
19 41 (1.00%) Symantec
20 38 (0.93%) Nortel
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
England
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Rate: RATE DEPENDENT UPON SKILL SET
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Grimsby, South Humberside
Yoh Company
Rate: £1 per annum + VARIABLE RATES
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per hour
Posted: Yesterday