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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 79 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1457 1928 2118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.98% 3.67% 4.00%
As % of the General category 8.35% 9.33% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 971 967
Median daily rate £384 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 100 55
Median hourly rate £13.86 £14.50 £16.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -12.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £42.55 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -37.90%
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
17439 20664 20666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.64% 39.35% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11787 13394 12803
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 592 497
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 556 £364 -1.35% 241
London -6 439 £425 +6.25% 504
South West -8 119 £350 -6.66% 125
North West -28 84 £390 +3.31% 85
East of England -18 66 £400 +14.28% 90
Yorkshire 0 63 £325 +4.83% 44
West Midlands -47 56 £335 +11.66% 57
East Midlands -13 26 £350 +12.00% 46
North East -23 17 £425 +6.25% 13
Midlands -10 1 £550 +10.00%
South Coast - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 810 (25.69%) Finance
2 478 (15.16%) Marketing
3 445 (14.11%) Programme Management
4 435 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
5 431 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
6 424 (13.45%) SAP
7 394 (12.50%) Project Management
8 388 (12.31%) Manufacturing
9 380 (12.05%) Electronics
10 370 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
11 364 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 324 (10.28%) Microsoft
13 296 (9.39%) ITIL
14 292 (9.26%) Cisco
14 292 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 259 (8.21%) MS Excel
16 249 (7.90%) SQL
17 238 (7.55%) Security Cleared
18 234 (7.42%) Degree
19 226 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
20 224 (7.10%) Linux
21 222 (7.04%) Migration
22 216 (6.85%) Windows
23 214 (6.79%) PRINCE2
24 208 (6.60%) Java
25 203 (6.44%) Oracle
26 185 (5.87%) MS Office
27 181 (5.74%) LAN
28 177 (5.61%) WAN
29 166 (5.26%) Firewall

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 92 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.46%) Apache
3 40 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 38 (1.21%) CMS
5 36 (1.14%) IIS
6 32 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 31 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 21 (0.67%) SAS
9 19 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (0.57%) JBoss
11 17 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 17 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.51%) Mule
12 16 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
13 15 (0.48%) Confluence
13 15 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.44%) Smallworld
15 11 (0.35%) ArcGIS
15 11 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 259 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 185 (5.87%) MS Office
3 83 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 63 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (1.93%) MS Project
6 21 (0.67%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.095%) Maya
12 3 (0.095%) SPSS
13 2 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.032%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.032%) InDesign
14 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 364 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.25%) Faxination
6 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.25%) Radian6
6 8 (0.25%) Social Studio
7 7 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.19%) Primavera
8 6 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
10 4 (0.13%) SAP CS
10 4 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.90%) Office 365
3 59 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (1.46%) SaaS
5 23 (0.73%) IaaS
6 19 (0.60%) PaaS
7 16 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.32%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.22%) GitHub
13 6 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.16%) Force.com
15 4 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.13%) Yammer
16 3 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.095%) AWS CloudTrail
16 3 (0.095%) Heroku
16 3 (0.095%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 181 (5.74%) LAN
2 177 (5.61%) WAN
3 166 (5.26%) Firewall
4 109 (3.46%) 3G
4 109 (3.46%) 4G
5 108 (3.43%) VoIP
6 99 (3.14%) Internet
7 98 (3.11%) MPLS
8 97 (3.08%) LTE
8 97 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 91 (2.89%) Network Security
10 79 (2.51%) VPN
11 77 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
12 76 (2.41%) Wireless
13 73 (2.32%) Broadband
14 65 (2.06%) DNS
15 62 (1.97%) 2G
16 55 (1.74%) BGP
16 55 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
17 53 (1.68%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (1.90%) MySQL
3 52 (1.65%) Big Data
3 52 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 41 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 31 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 29 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 29 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 27 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 24 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 20 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (0.57%) MS Access
11 18 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (0.54%) QlikView
13 16 (0.51%) DB2
14 15 (0.48%) GIS
15 13 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 67 (2.12%) Git (software)
2 61 (1.93%) JIRA
3 44 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 36 (1.14%) SoapUI
5 35 (1.11%) Subversion
6 32 (1.01%) Selenium
7 27 (0.86%) Maven
7 27 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 20 (0.63%) JUnit
9 17 (0.54%) JMeter
10 16 (0.51%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.41%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.25%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.25%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.25%) GCC
13 8 (0.25%) GDB
13 8 (0.25%) SonarQube
13 8 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 810 (25.69%) Finance
2 478 (15.16%) Marketing
3 388 (12.31%) Manufacturing
4 380 (12.05%) Electronics
5 147 (4.66%) Banking
6 110 (3.49%) Retail
7 100 (3.17%) Billing
8 65 (2.06%) Legal
9 36 (1.14%) Back Office
10 34 (1.08%) Advertising
11 28 (0.89%) French Language
11 28 (0.89%) Law
12 21 (0.67%) Military
13 16 (0.51%) German Language
14 15 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.44%) Games
16 12 (0.38%) Front Office
17 11 (0.35%) Local Government
17 11 (0.35%) Publishing
18 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (15.86%) Analyst
2 340 (10.78%) Developer
3 272 (8.63%) Project Manager
4 252 (7.99%) Architect
5 189 (5.99%) Business Analyst
6 165 (5.23%) Consultant
7 131 (4.15%) Network Engineer
8 128 (4.06%) Telecoms Manager
9 127 (4.03%) Designer
10 94 (2.98%) Telecoms Analyst
11 87 (2.76%) Telecoms Engineer
12 83 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
13 69 (2.19%) Java Developer
13 69 (2.19%) Senior Manager
14 66 (2.09%) Programme Manager
15 59 (1.87%) Coordinator
16 58 (1.84%) Solutions Designer
17 56 (1.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
18 54 (1.71%) Support Engineer
18 54 (1.71%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (4.73%) HTML
2 144 (4.57%) CSS
3 114 (3.62%) Web Services
4 100 (3.17%) .NET
5 96 (3.04%) SOAP
6 94 (2.98%) XML
7 72 (2.28%) REST
8 71 (2.25%) AngularJS
9 44 (1.40%) jQuery
9 44 (1.40%) Spring
10 43 (1.36%) HTML5
11 42 (1.33%) JSON
12 41 (1.30%) J2EE
13 40 (1.27%) RESTful
14 33 (1.05%) ASP.NET
15 32 (1.01%) CSS3
15 32 (1.01%) JMS
16 29 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (0.89%) Ajax
17 28 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 226 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 79 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 66 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.09%) User Experience
5 65 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 60 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 46 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 36 (1.14%) Handset
8 36 (1.14%) IVR
9 33 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 31 (0.98%) Statistics
11 30 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (0.79%) Blackberry
13 24 (0.76%) Smart Meter
14 23 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 21 (0.67%) NHS
16 20 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
17 19 (0.60%) Smartphone
18 18 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 224 (7.10%) Linux
2 216 (6.85%) Windows
3 106 (3.36%) Unix
4 83 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.14%) Android
7 36 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.79%) Solaris
11 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.38%) CentOS
13 11 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.25%) Debian
15 8 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.19%) Fedora
16 6 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (14.11%) Programme Management
2 435 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
3 431 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
4 394 (12.50%) Project Management
5 370 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
6 296 (9.39%) ITIL
7 292 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 222 (7.04%) Migration
9 214 (6.79%) PRINCE2
10 165 (5.23%) Scrum
11 148 (4.69%) Service Management
12 129 (4.09%) CRM
13 113 (3.58%) Change Management
14 104 (3.30%) Service Delivery
15 103 (3.27%) Business Analysis
16 96 (3.04%) E-Commerce
17 95 (3.01%) Analytics
18 89 (2.82%) Waterfall
19 85 (2.70%) SOA
20 81 (2.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 249 (7.90%) SQL
2 208 (6.60%) Java
3 148 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 82 (2.60%) Python
5 74 (2.35%) C#
6 65 (2.06%) C
7 60 (1.90%) PHP
8 59 (1.87%) C++
9 48 (1.52%) Perl
10 35 (1.11%) Ruby
11 33 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 28 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 26 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 19 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 17 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.44%) VB
17 12 (0.38%) Embedded C
18 11 (0.35%) R
18 11 (0.35%) VBA
19 10 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 238 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 234 (7.42%) Degree
3 155 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 151 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (3.24%) CCNP
6 75 (2.38%) CCNA
7 57 (1.81%) CISSP
8 43 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 41 (1.30%) ISEB
10 40 (1.27%) PMP
11 39 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.98%) CCIE
12 31 (0.98%) CISM
13 28 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 23 (0.73%) HND
15 22 (0.70%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.67%) HNC
17 20 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 19 (0.60%) DV Cleared
19 17 (0.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.90%) SLA
2 90 (2.85%) QA
3 36 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.48%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.41%) COBIT
8 13 (0.41%) NEBOSH
9 10 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.13%) GAAP
12 3 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.095%) HL7
12 3 (0.095%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.063%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.063%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.032%) SDET
System Software
1 113 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.44%) Firmware
5 13 (0.41%) Docker
5 13 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.38%) XenApp
7 10 (0.32%) vSphere
8 9 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.25%) ProxySG
9 8 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.19%) NFS
10 6 (0.19%) vCloud
10 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.16%) Xen
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (1.08%) Puppet
2 25 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.54%) SCCM
5 14 (0.44%) FortiGate
6 13 (0.41%) Amdocs OSS
7 11 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
9 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.29%) Nagios
9 9 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (0.25%) Ansible
10 8 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.25%) Netcool
10 8 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
10 8 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 424 (13.45%) SAP
2 324 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 292 (9.26%) Cisco
4 203 (6.44%) Oracle
5 96 (3.04%) VMware
6 82 (2.60%) HP
7 68 (2.16%) Huawei
8 64 (2.03%) Ericsson
8 64 (2.03%) Juniper
9 59 (1.87%) Remedy
10 57 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 56 (1.78%) Avaya
11 56 (1.78%) Citrix
12 55 (1.74%) IBM
13 52 (1.65%) BT
14 45 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 44 (1.40%) Nokia
16 41 (1.30%) Red Hat
17 37 (1.17%) F5
17 37 (1.17%) Nortel
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Hays Talent Solutions
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
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Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
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Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
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Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day £400-450 pd dependent on experience
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Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago