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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 49 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2070 1980 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.90% 4.12% 5.80%
As % of the General category 10.08% 9.78% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 876 1011
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 124
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.00 £8.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £50.75 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-22.46% +2.20%
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
20526 20252 22825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 42.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12989 13082 13832
Average daily rate £448 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 529 698
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -2 962 £362 -3.53% 213
London -17 499 £401 +0.12% 263
South West +9 165 £375 -6.25% 87
East of England -3 111 £400 +33.33% 62
North West -16 99 £325 -7.14% 46
West Midlands -3 96 £306 +11.36% 36
Yorkshire +21 53 £345 +15.00% 24
East Midlands +13 26 £348 +49.46% 14
North East -38 7 £275 -33.73% 5
Midlands -1 1 £350 +6.06%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1002 (24.80%) Finance
2 536 (13.26%) Project Management
3 467 (11.56%) Microsoft
4 447 (11.06%) Security Cleared
5 426 (10.54%) Cisco
6 390 (9.65%) MS Excel
7 389 (9.63%) ITIL
7 389 (9.63%) Marketing
8 371 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
9 362 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
10 361 (8.93%) Programme Management
11 353 (8.74%) Degree
12 350 (8.66%) Windows
13 349 (8.64%) SAP
14 343 (8.49%) SQL
15 341 (8.44%) Oracle
16 339 (8.39%) Manufacturing
17 304 (7.52%) 3G
18 300 (7.42%) PRINCE2
19 295 (7.30%) MS Office
20 294 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
21 291 (7.20%) DTV
22 281 (6.95%) Firewall
22 281 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
23 277 (6.85%) Electronics
24 273 (6.76%) SC Cleared
25 271 (6.71%) LTE
26 269 (6.66%) Linux
27 267 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
28 251 (6.21%) SAP Oil and Gas

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 98 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 55 (1.36%) Lync
4 43 (1.06%) CMS
5 41 (1.01%) Apache
6 39 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 39 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 35 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 33 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 33 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (0.74%) IIS
10 23 (0.57%) JBoss
11 18 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.30%) Node.js
14 11 (0.27%) nginx
14 11 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.27%) SAS
15 10 (0.25%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 390 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 295 (7.30%) MS Office
3 114 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 100 (2.47%) MS Project
5 35 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.77%) AutoCAD
7 16 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.12%) InDesign
10 3 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.074%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.074%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.049%) MicroStation
11 2 (0.049%) Maya
11 2 (0.049%) SPSS
12 1 (0.025%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 251 (6.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
5 10 (0.25%) Summit
6 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.099%) JDE OneWorld
10 4 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.00%) SaaS
2 22 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.42%) Office 365
5 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.27%) PaaS
8 8 (0.20%) IaaS
9 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.12%) Force.com
10 5 (0.12%) Route 53
11 2 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.049%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.025%) Taleo
12 1 (0.025%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.025%) Pure360
12 1 (0.025%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.025%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 304 (7.52%) 3G
2 281 (6.95%) Firewall
3 271 (6.71%) LTE
4 220 (5.44%) WAN
5 207 (5.12%) LAN
6 190 (4.70%) 4G
7 183 (4.53%) Internet
8 161 (3.98%) 2G
9 150 (3.71%) MPLS
10 146 (3.61%) Radio Access Network
11 144 (3.56%) DNS
12 132 (3.27%) TCP/IP
13 114 (2.82%) VPN
13 114 (2.82%) OSPF
14 108 (2.67%) Wireless
15 104 (2.57%) Ethernet
15 104 (2.57%) Broadband
16 102 (2.52%) UMTS
17 98 (2.43%) GSM
18 96 (2.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (2.08%) MySQL
4 75 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 55 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 34 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 33 (0.82%) Big Data
10 31 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 29 (0.72%) MS Access
12 26 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (0.57%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (0.40%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 34 (0.84%) Selenium
3 32 (0.79%) Maven
4 31 (0.77%) JIRA
5 27 (0.67%) JUnit
6 23 (0.57%) ClearCase
7 22 (0.54%) Subversion
7 22 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 18 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.37%) TestDirector
11 14 (0.35%) Ant
11 14 (0.35%) MSI
12 13 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.30%) Axure RP
13 12 (0.30%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.27%) Toad
14 11 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1002 (24.80%) Finance
2 389 (9.63%) Marketing
3 339 (8.39%) Manufacturing
4 277 (6.85%) Electronics
5 231 (5.72%) Banking
6 197 (4.88%) Billing
7 145 (3.59%) Retail
8 104 (2.57%) Legal
9 44 (1.09%) Back Office
10 40 (0.99%) Law
11 36 (0.89%) German Language
12 31 (0.77%) Advertising
13 26 (0.64%) Games
14 25 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.37%) Local Government
17 12 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.27%) Interactive Media
19 9 (0.22%) French Language
19 9 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 560 (13.86%) Analyst
2 463 (11.46%) Project Manager
3 358 (8.86%) Developer
4 349 (8.64%) Architect
5 216 (5.35%) Business Analyst
6 208 (5.15%) Consultant
7 141 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
8 117 (2.90%) Design Engineer
9 113 (2.80%) Network Engineer
10 108 (2.67%) Administrator
11 103 (2.55%) Designer
12 90 (2.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 85 (2.10%) IP Engineer
14 83 (2.05%) Test Engineer
15 73 (1.81%) Java Developer
16 69 (1.71%) Coordinator
17 67 (1.66%) Support Engineer
18 64 (1.58%) Programme Manager
19 63 (1.56%) Delivery Manager
20 60 (1.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (3.79%) Web Services
2 129 (3.19%) .NET
3 122 (3.02%) HTML
4 105 (2.60%) XML
5 99 (2.45%) CSS
6 81 (2.00%) SOAP
7 64 (1.58%) REST
8 63 (1.56%) jQuery
9 48 (1.19%) Spring
10 47 (1.16%) ASP.NET
11 45 (1.11%) JSON
12 44 (1.09%) Middleware
13 43 (1.06%) J2EE
14 42 (1.04%) RESTful
15 38 (0.94%) HTML5
16 29 (0.72%) Ajax
17 28 (0.69%) JSP
18 23 (0.57%) JMS
19 22 (0.54%) CSS3
20 21 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 294 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (7.20%) DTV
3 111 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 100 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 66 (1.63%) User Experience
6 64 (1.58%) Open Source
7 58 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 57 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 41 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 40 (0.99%) NHS
11 35 (0.87%) PMI
12 33 (0.82%) IVR
13 29 (0.72%) Data Integration
14 25 (0.62%) Smart Meter
14 25 (0.62%) Statistics
15 23 (0.57%) Visualisation
16 22 (0.54%) FMCG
16 22 (0.54%) Clustering
17 21 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 350 (8.66%) Windows
2 269 (6.66%) Linux
3 198 (4.90%) UNIX
4 99 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 61 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (1.26%) Android
8 44 (1.09%) Solaris
9 43 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 42 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 36 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.57%) AIX
14 18 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.37%) HPUX
16 11 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.22%) VMS
19 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (13.26%) Project Management
2 389 (9.63%) ITIL
3 371 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
4 362 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 361 (8.93%) Programme Management
6 300 (7.42%) PRINCE2
7 281 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 267 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
9 236 (5.84%) Migration
10 156 (3.86%) Scrum
10 156 (3.86%) CRM
11 148 (3.66%) Service Management
12 125 (3.09%) Service Delivery
13 124 (3.07%) Change Management
14 118 (2.92%) Network Design
15 113 (2.80%) Validation
16 112 (2.77%) Business Analysis
16 112 (2.77%) Network Architecture
17 107 (2.65%) Software Engineering
18 104 (2.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 343 (8.49%) SQL
2 234 (5.79%) Java
3 136 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 117 (2.90%) C#
5 109 (2.70%) C
6 82 (2.03%) Perl
7 79 (1.95%) Python
8 70 (1.73%) C++
9 69 (1.71%) PHP
10 49 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 49 (1.21%) Ruby
11 41 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 33 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 32 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 29 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 23 (0.57%) VBA
16 19 (0.47%) VB
17 17 (0.42%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.35%) Embedded C
19 13 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 447 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 353 (8.74%) Degree
3 273 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 220 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (2.72%) CCNP
6 107 (2.65%) CCNA
7 99 (2.45%) DV Cleared
8 92 (2.28%) PMI Certification
9 80 (1.98%) CCIE
10 77 (1.91%) ISEB
11 72 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 68 (1.68%) PMP
13 45 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (0.87%) CISSP
16 33 (0.82%) ISTQB
17 29 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 25 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 22 (0.54%) MCP
20 21 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (5.20%) SLA
2 85 (2.10%) QA
3 52 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.099%) GPG13
9 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.049%) COBIT
10 2 (0.049%) HL7
11 1 (0.025%) BS25999
11 1 (0.025%) GAAP
System Software
1 160 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.69%) vSphere
4 24 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (0.45%) XenApp
6 16 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.35%) NFS
8 10 (0.25%) Firmware
8 10 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.20%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.15%) Snort
11 6 (0.15%) Squid
12 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.12%) vCloud
13 4 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.099%) Xen
13 4 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (1.19%) SCCM
2 46 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (0.94%) Puppet
4 30 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 25 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.57%) OpenView
7 22 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 21 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 20 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
10 19 (0.47%) HP SIM
11 18 (0.45%) Backup Exec
12 15 (0.37%) SCOM
13 13 (0.32%) Tivoli
13 13 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (0.30%) Netcool
15 10 (0.25%) WSUS
16 7 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
16 7 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
16 7 (0.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 467 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 426 (10.54%) Cisco
3 349 (8.64%) SAP
4 341 (8.44%) Oracle
5 153 (3.79%) VMware
6 141 (3.49%) HP
6 141 (3.49%) Juniper
7 122 (3.02%) CheckPoint
8 106 (2.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 105 (2.60%) Citrix
10 97 (2.40%) Huawei
11 93 (2.30%) Ericsson
12 83 (2.05%) IBM
13 82 (2.03%) Nokia
14 72 (1.78%) Avaya
15 57 (1.41%) Business Objects
16 54 (1.34%) Remedy
17 43 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
18 42 (1.04%) Symantec
19 36 (0.89%) Lotus
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