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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2056 2148 1935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.88% 4.25% 4.06%
As % of the General category 9.80% 11.00% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 981 780
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 55 75
Average hourly rate £15.38 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% -40.84%
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
20981 19519 20266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.56% 38.61% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13681 12304 12906
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 496 529
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 897 £363 +3.57% 153
London -13 499 £375 -11.24% 251
South West -8 156 £375 +7.14% 72
North West +8 128 £350 +7.69% 43
East of England +3 121 £355 -16.47% 34
Yorkshire +8 92 £310 -10.14% 16
West Midlands -15 66 £295 +2.60% 28
East Midlands -5 31 £300 -33.33% 5
North East -15 22 £345 +6.15% 6
Midlands - 18 £500 - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 982 (23.32%) Finance
2 511 (12.13%) Project Management
3 447 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
4 445 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
5 415 (9.86%) Marketing
6 397 (9.43%) SQL
7 386 (9.17%) Microsoft
8 383 (9.10%) Manufacturing
9 380 (9.02%) SAP
10 364 (8.64%) Programme Management
11 348 (8.26%) ITIL
12 342 (8.12%) Electronics
13 339 (8.05%) Cisco
14 329 (7.81%) MS Excel
15 328 (7.79%) DTV
16 321 (7.62%) Oracle
17 316 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
18 315 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
19 305 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 300 (7.12%) Java
20 300 (7.12%) PRINCE2
21 297 (7.05%) Degree
22 294 (6.98%) Linux
23 290 (6.89%) 3G
24 285 (6.77%) Windows
25 283 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
26 281 (6.67%) Security Cleared
27 260 (6.17%) Migration
28 252 (5.98%) UNIX
29 248 (5.89%) Banking

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 100 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.45%) CMS
3 58 (1.38%) SAS
4 44 (1.04%) Apache
5 40 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 39 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 38 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 34 (0.81%) Lync
9 28 (0.66%) Confluence
10 27 (0.64%) Node.js
11 26 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 24 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 20 (0.47%) IIS
14 20 (0.47%) JBoss
15 18 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (0.36%) Mule
18 12 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 329 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 232 (5.51%) MS Office
3 110 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (2.40%) MS Project
5 90 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 48 (1.14%) Photoshop
7 38 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.26%) InDesign
10 11 (0.26%) Acrobat
11 10 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.19%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.19%) Maya
13 5 (0.12%) SPSS
14 4 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.047%) CATIA
16 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
16 1 (0.024%) Vectorworks
16 1 (0.024%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 305 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.26%) SAP PSCD
8 10 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
8 10 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
11 5 (0.12%) Unica
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.095%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.57%) SaaS
2 43 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.33%) Office 365
5 11 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.21%) GitHub
7 8 (0.19%) PaaS
7 8 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.17%) IaaS
9 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.14%) Route 53
10 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.095%) Force.com
12 3 (0.071%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.024%) Yammer
13 1 (0.024%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.024%) Heroku
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 290 (6.89%) 3G
2 226 (5.37%) 4G
3 195 (4.63%) LAN
4 194 (4.61%) WAN
4 194 (4.61%) LTE
5 193 (4.58%) Firewall
6 188 (4.46%) 2G
7 154 (3.66%) TCP/IP
8 148 (3.51%) Internet
9 144 (3.42%) Radio Access Network
10 141 (3.35%) VoIP
11 139 (3.30%) VPN
12 128 (3.04%) MPLS
13 124 (2.94%) Wireless
14 116 (2.75%) DNS
15 110 (2.61%) GSM
16 104 (2.47%) Ethernet
17 93 (2.21%) OSPF
17 93 (2.21%) BGP
18 87 (2.07%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 103 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (2.02%) MySQL
4 71 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 54 (1.28%) Big Data
6 48 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 42 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 38 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 31 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 31 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.71%) NoSQL
14 29 (0.69%) MS Access
15 24 (0.57%) QlikView
16 23 (0.55%) Data Mining
17 22 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (2.04%) JIRA
2 58 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 53 (1.26%) SoapUI
5 50 (1.19%) Selenium
6 42 (1.00%) Maven
7 26 (0.62%) Ant
8 25 (0.59%) JUnit
9 23 (0.55%) JMeter
10 22 (0.52%) Subversion
11 18 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.40%) Axure RP
13 16 (0.38%) HP UFT
14 15 (0.36%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.36%) Grunt
15 14 (0.33%) Gradle
16 13 (0.31%) LoadRunner
17 12 (0.28%) Visual Studio
17 12 (0.28%) Bugzilla
17 12 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 982 (23.32%) Finance
2 415 (9.86%) Marketing
3 383 (9.10%) Manufacturing
4 342 (8.12%) Electronics
5 248 (5.89%) Banking
6 193 (4.58%) Retail
7 177 (4.20%) Billing
8 110 (2.61%) Legal
9 41 (0.97%) Law
10 39 (0.93%) Back Office
11 35 (0.83%) Games
12 30 (0.71%) Advertising
13 26 (0.62%) German Language
14 24 (0.57%) Publishing
15 20 (0.47%) Automotive
16 14 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.28%) Interactive Media
17 12 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 655 (15.55%) Analyst
2 433 (10.28%) Project Manager
3 406 (9.64%) Developer
4 329 (7.81%) Architect
5 259 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 197 (4.68%) Consultant
7 143 (3.40%) Designer
8 139 (3.30%) Network Engineer
9 127 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
10 110 (2.61%) Administrator
11 100 (2.37%) Test Analyst
12 83 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
13 78 (1.85%) Coordinator
13 78 (1.85%) Support Engineer
14 76 (1.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 72 (1.71%) Java Developer
16 70 (1.66%) Test Manager
17 69 (1.64%) Senior Manager
18 67 (1.59%) Telecoms Business Analyst
19 60 (1.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (4.96%) HTML
2 148 (3.51%) CSS
3 140 (3.32%) XML
4 133 (3.16%) Web Services
5 110 (2.61%) .NET
6 96 (2.28%) SOAP
7 95 (2.26%) HTML5
8 89 (2.11%) jQuery
9 70 (1.66%) CSS3
10 54 (1.28%) J2EE
11 51 (1.21%) AngularJS
12 43 (1.02%) JSON
13 42 (1.00%) Spring
14 37 (0.88%) ASP.NET
15 36 (0.85%) RESTful
15 36 (0.85%) REST
16 34 (0.81%) XML Messaging
17 31 (0.74%) Middleware
18 28 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (0.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 328 (7.79%) DTV
2 283 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (4.16%) Data Centre
4 122 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 106 (2.52%) User Experience
6 90 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 68 (1.61%) NHS
8 49 (1.16%) PMI
9 45 (1.07%) IVR
9 45 (1.07%) Digital Media
10 42 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 38 (0.90%) Handset
12 36 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 33 (0.78%) Blackberry
13 33 (0.78%) Smart Meter
14 30 (0.71%) Visualisation
15 29 (0.69%) CMDB
16 27 (0.64%) New Media
17 25 (0.59%) PKI
18 24 (0.57%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 294 (6.98%) Linux
2 285 (6.77%) Windows
3 252 (5.98%) UNIX
4 59 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (1.23%) Android
6 51 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.16%) Solaris
8 46 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 45 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 24 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.38%) CentOS
15 14 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.24%) AIX
16 10 (0.24%) SUSE
17 8 (0.19%) HPUX
18 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (12.13%) Project Management
2 447 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
3 445 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
4 364 (8.64%) Programme Management
5 348 (8.26%) ITIL
6 316 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
7 315 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 300 (7.12%) PRINCE2
9 260 (6.17%) Migration
10 171 (4.06%) Service Management
11 164 (3.89%) CRM
12 131 (3.11%) Scrum
12 131 (3.11%) Business Analysis
13 130 (3.09%) E-Commerce
14 127 (3.02%) Change Management
15 115 (2.73%) Service Delivery
16 108 (2.56%) Test Management
17 104 (2.47%) Use Case
18 101 (2.40%) Validation
19 99 (2.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 397 (9.43%) SQL
2 300 (7.12%) Java
3 170 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 139 (3.30%) C
5 99 (2.35%) Perl
6 87 (2.07%) Python
7 76 (1.80%) C#
8 70 (1.66%) C++
9 67 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 52 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 51 (1.21%) PHP
12 40 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 36 (0.85%) Ruby
14 25 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 21 (0.50%) R
16 16 (0.38%) VB
17 15 (0.36%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.36%) VBA
18 13 (0.31%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 297 (7.05%) Degree
2 281 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 199 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 178 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 134 (3.18%) CCNP
6 124 (2.94%) CCNA
7 101 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 69 (1.64%) PMP
9 61 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 54 (1.28%) ISEB
11 53 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 41 (0.97%) CCIE
13 38 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (0.76%) HNC
14 32 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 31 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 29 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (0.66%) HND
18 27 (0.64%) CISSP
19 25 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.61%) QA
2 131 (3.11%) SLA
3 43 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.17%) COBIT
9 7 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.12%) WAI
12 4 (0.095%) HL7
13 3 (0.071%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.047%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.047%) COREP
14 2 (0.047%) BS7799
15 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.024%) Basel II
System Software
1 117 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.55%) vSphere
4 17 (0.40%) ProxySG
4 17 (0.40%) NFS
5 14 (0.33%) XenApp
5 14 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.21%) Docker
8 9 (0.21%) NDS
9 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.14%) vCloud
12 5 (0.12%) Samba
13 4 (0.095%) Firmware
13 4 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.071%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.071%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 93 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 30 (0.71%) Puppet
4 28 (0.66%) SCCM
5 26 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.47%) Ansible
7 16 (0.38%) OpenView
8 14 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
8 14 (0.33%) Salt
9 13 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (0.31%) Netcool
10 11 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
10 11 (0.26%) Rundeck
11 9 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.19%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.19%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.17%) Kibana
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 386 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 380 (9.02%) SAP
3 339 (8.05%) Cisco
4 321 (7.62%) Oracle
5 139 (3.30%) HP
6 122 (2.90%) VMware
7 102 (2.42%) Huawei
7 102 (2.42%) Nokia
8 101 (2.40%) Juniper
9 100 (2.37%) CheckPoint
10 91 (2.16%) Ericsson
11 83 (1.97%) Remedy
12 75 (1.78%) Avaya
13 67 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 63 (1.50%) Citrix
15 57 (1.35%) Adobe
16 56 (1.33%) IBM
16 56 (1.33%) BT
17 53 (1.26%) F5
18 48 (1.14%) Amdocs
Leicester, Leicestershire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £750 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £240 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + depending on experinece
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £308.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
People Source
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago