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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2122 2095 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.66% 4.70% 5.59%
As % of the General category 12.00% 11.44% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 963 863
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 84 123
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.30 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.85 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +29.26%
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
17680 18317 16788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 41.08% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11605 11612 10240
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 565 650
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 1047 £350 -6.60% 263
London -15 510 £400 -3.32% 318
South West -8 157 £414 +18.21% 83
North West +10 107 £295 -26.25% 54
East of England +9 105 £413 +1.85% 67
West Midlands -7 85 £313 +13.63% 29
Yorkshire -3 52 £375 +10.29% 19
East Midlands +22 20 £290 -25.06% 13
North East -20 5 £275 +18.27%
Midlands - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 925 (22.09%) Finance
2 514 (12.28%) Project Management
3 485 (11.58%) Microsoft
4 458 (10.94%) Cisco
5 443 (10.58%) Security Cleared
6 414 (9.89%) ITIL
7 400 (9.55%) SQL
8 398 (9.51%) MS Excel
9 384 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 356 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
11 355 (8.48%) Degree
12 350 (8.36%) Windows
12 350 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
13 349 (8.34%) Marketing
14 333 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 329 (7.86%) Oracle
16 328 (7.83%) Manufacturing
17 322 (7.69%) 3G
18 311 (7.43%) PRINCE2
19 308 (7.36%) Firewall
20 304 (7.26%) SAP
21 300 (7.17%) SC Cleared
22 292 (6.97%) Programme Management
23 269 (6.42%) MS Office
24 266 (6.35%) LAN
24 266 (6.35%) WAN
25 265 (6.33%) Migration
26 258 (6.16%) Linux
27 255 (6.09%) LTE
28 245 (5.85%) Electronics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 121 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.36%) Lync
3 51 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 45 (1.07%) CMS
5 39 (0.93%) IIS
6 36 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 35 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 33 (0.79%) Node.js
9 32 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 31 (0.74%) Apache
11 27 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 18 (0.43%) SAS
15 16 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.33%) JBoss
17 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 398 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 269 (6.42%) MS Office
3 129 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 108 (2.58%) MS Project
6 24 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.50%) AutoCAD
9 15 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.14%) InDesign
10 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.096%) SPSS
12 3 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.048%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.024%) Simulink
14 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 225 (5.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
6 8 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.12%) BASE24
9 5 (0.12%) Agresso
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
10 4 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.096%) Exstream
10 4 (0.096%) Summit
10 4 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.072%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 78 (1.86%) SaaS
2 24 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.31%) Office 365
5 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.17%) IaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Route 53
9 4 (0.096%) Yammer
10 3 (0.072%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.072%) Force.com
11 2 (0.048%) PaaS
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.048%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.048%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.024%) Taleo
12 1 (0.024%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 322 (7.69%) 3G
2 308 (7.36%) Firewall
3 266 (6.35%) LAN
3 266 (6.35%) WAN
4 255 (6.09%) LTE
5 229 (5.47%) Radio Access Network
6 219 (5.23%) 4G
7 202 (4.82%) Internet
8 180 (4.30%) MPLS
9 179 (4.28%) 2G
10 164 (3.92%) OSPF
11 162 (3.87%) Ethernet
11 162 (3.87%) TCP/IP
12 155 (3.70%) DNS
13 137 (3.27%) VPN
14 136 (3.25%) GSM
15 132 (3.15%) BGP
16 130 (3.10%) VoIP
17 119 (2.84%) Wireless
17 119 (2.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 115 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 61 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 57 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (1.31%) MySQL
7 47 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 44 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 36 (0.86%) MS Access
12 32 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (0.62%) Big Data
14 25 (0.60%) NoSQL
15 23 (0.55%) Hadoop
15 23 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.48%) QlikView
18 19 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 61 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 38 (0.91%) Selenium
3 36 (0.86%) JIRA
4 34 (0.81%) Maven
5 31 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 28 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (0.67%) JUnit
7 26 (0.62%) Subversion
8 24 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 22 (0.53%) Ant
10 17 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 17 (0.41%) Axure RP
11 15 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.33%) Toad
13 13 (0.31%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
14 12 (0.29%) TestDirector
15 10 (0.24%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 925 (22.09%) Finance
2 349 (8.34%) Marketing
3 328 (7.83%) Manufacturing
4 245 (5.85%) Electronics
5 238 (5.68%) Banking
6 186 (4.44%) Billing
7 147 (3.51%) Retail
8 121 (2.89%) Legal
9 57 (1.36%) Back Office
10 51 (1.22%) Law
11 32 (0.76%) Advertising
12 26 (0.62%) French Language
13 23 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.55%) German Language
14 22 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.43%) Games
16 16 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 14 (0.33%) Interactive Media
18 13 (0.31%) Publishing
18 13 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 590 (14.09%) Analyst
2 395 (9.43%) Project Manager
3 369 (8.81%) Architect
4 309 (7.38%) Developer
5 236 (5.64%) Business Analyst
6 194 (4.63%) Consultant
7 153 (3.65%) Network Engineer
8 129 (3.08%) Design Engineer
9 121 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
10 114 (2.72%) Designer
10 114 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
11 96 (2.29%) Administrator
12 93 (2.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 92 (2.20%) Coordinator
14 91 (2.17%) IP Engineer
15 78 (1.86%) Test Engineer
16 76 (1.82%) Service Manager
17 66 (1.58%) Field Engineer
18 64 (1.53%) Support Engineer
19 61 (1.46%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (3.92%) HTML
2 133 (3.18%) .NET
2 133 (3.18%) Web Services
3 129 (3.08%) CSS
4 86 (2.05%) XML
5 66 (1.58%) SOAP
6 61 (1.46%) HTML5
7 53 (1.27%) jQuery
8 52 (1.24%) REST
9 49 (1.17%) JSON
10 47 (1.12%) AngularJS
11 45 (1.07%) CSS3
11 45 (1.07%) Spring
11 45 (1.07%) ASP.NET
12 38 (0.91%) RESTful
13 32 (0.76%) J2EE
14 29 (0.69%) Ajax
15 26 (0.62%) Middleware
16 19 (0.45%) Spring MVC
17 18 (0.43%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 350 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (5.73%) DTV
3 110 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 99 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 93 (2.22%) User Experience
6 68 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
7 52 (1.24%) IVR
8 49 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 45 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 36 (0.86%) PMI
11 31 (0.74%) NHS
11 31 (0.74%) Open Source
12 30 (0.72%) Clustering
13 25 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 24 (0.57%) GIS
15 23 (0.55%) Handset
16 22 (0.53%) Statistics
17 19 (0.45%) SecurID
17 19 (0.45%) Visualisation
17 19 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 350 (8.36%) Windows
2 258 (6.16%) Linux
3 223 (5.33%) UNIX
4 117 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 69 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (1.27%) Solaris
9 45 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 41 (0.98%) Android
11 40 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.38%) AIX
14 15 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.31%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.29%) HPUX
17 11 (0.26%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (12.28%) Project Management
2 414 (9.89%) ITIL
3 384 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
5 333 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 311 (7.43%) PRINCE2
7 292 (6.97%) Programme Management
8 265 (6.33%) Migration
9 231 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
10 174 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 165 (3.94%) CRM
12 154 (3.68%) Validation
13 151 (3.61%) Scrum
14 144 (3.44%) Service Management
15 128 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 128 (3.06%) Change Management
16 124 (2.96%) Network Design
17 122 (2.91%) E-Commerce
18 98 (2.34%) Business Analysis
19 93 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 400 (9.55%) SQL
2 236 (5.64%) Java
3 159 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 123 (2.94%) C#
5 96 (2.29%) Python
6 93 (2.22%) Perl
7 85 (2.03%) C
8 77 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 57 (1.36%) C++
10 47 (1.12%) PHP
11 46 (1.10%) Ruby
12 45 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 36 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 29 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 24 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 20 (0.48%) VB
17 19 (0.45%) VBA
18 16 (0.38%) VBScript
19 14 (0.33%) VB.NET
20 10 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 443 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 355 (8.48%) Degree
3 300 (7.17%) SC Cleared
4 244 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (3.85%) CCNP
6 123 (2.94%) CCNA
7 99 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 94 (2.25%) PMI Certification
9 84 (2.01%) CCIE
10 80 (1.91%) ISEB
11 64 (1.53%) PMP
12 63 (1.50%) CISSP
13 60 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 52 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
15 48 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 47 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 36 (0.86%) ISTQB
18 35 (0.84%) HND
19 33 (0.79%) CCIP
20 31 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (5.59%) SLA
2 90 (2.15%) QA
3 74 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 41 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.14%) GPG13
9 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.096%) COBIT
10 2 (0.048%) HL7
10 2 (0.048%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 165 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 94 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.57%) vSphere
4 21 (0.50%) NFS
5 20 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 16 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.24%) XenApp
10 8 (0.19%) Snort
11 7 (0.17%) Squid
11 7 (0.17%) Xen
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.12%) XenServer
12 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.096%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.096%) vCloud
13 4 (0.096%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.096%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 48 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.91%) SCCM
3 36 (0.86%) NSN NetAct
4 35 (0.84%) Puppet
5 24 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 17 (0.41%) SCOM
7 16 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 15 (0.36%) OpenView
8 15 (0.36%) Netcool
8 15 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (0.31%) Nagios
10 10 (0.24%) HP SIM
10 10 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.21%) Ansible
11 9 (0.21%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.21%) WSUS
12 8 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 485 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 458 (10.94%) Cisco
3 329 (7.86%) Oracle
4 304 (7.26%) SAP
5 164 (3.92%) VMware
6 157 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 155 (3.70%) Ericsson
8 133 (3.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 132 (3.15%) Juniper
10 121 (2.89%) Citrix
11 118 (2.82%) HP
12 94 (2.25%) Huawei
13 88 (2.10%) Nokia
14 79 (1.89%) Remedy
15 74 (1.77%) F5
16 71 (1.70%) IBM
17 67 (1.60%) Red Hat
18 51 (1.22%) Business Objects
19 49 (1.17%) BT
20 48 (1.15%) Avaya
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