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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK / England
Rank 59 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1486 1823 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.59% 3.92% 4.62%
As % of the General category 9.71% 10.12% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 945 1045
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 73 37
Median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £25.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.67% +57.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.25 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.35 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-46.04% -20.75%

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
15296 18021 17917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.93% 38.72% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 11641 11912
Median daily rate £455 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 467 426
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £22.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.99 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -2 580 £374 -3.41% 128
London -30 391 £450 +5.88% 367
South West +9 144 £360 -3.03% 114
West Midlands +15 86 £369 +13.46% 22
East of England +13 83 £325 -7.14% 47
North West +31 79 £425 +0.59% 46
Yorkshire +15 61 £375 +22.44% 24
East Midlands +2 22 £325 - 17
North East -14 18 £340 -1.44% 3
Midlands +1 2 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 832 (28.76%) Finance
2 539 (18.63%) Marketing
3 524 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 470 (16.25%) Programme Management
5 459 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
6 457 (15.80%) SAP
7 440 (15.21%) Electronics
8 428 (14.79%) Manufacturing
9 407 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
10 403 (13.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 348 (12.03%) Project Management
12 336 (11.61%) Microsoft
13 319 (11.03%) Cisco
14 309 (10.68%) ITIL
15 262 (9.06%) Security Cleared
16 257 (8.88%) Degree
17 246 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 225 (7.78%) MS Excel
19 218 (7.54%) Java
20 212 (7.33%) Linux
21 202 (6.98%) PRINCE2
22 198 (6.84%) SQL
23 197 (6.81%) SC Cleared
23 197 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
24 189 (6.53%) LAN
24 189 (6.53%) WAN
25 187 (6.46%) Migration
26 178 (6.15%) Oracle
27 173 (5.98%) JavaScript
28 169 (5.84%) HTML

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 96 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 54 (1.87%) Apache
3 33 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.00%) IIS
4 29 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 28 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 27 (0.93%) Mule
6 27 (0.93%) SAS
7 24 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 19 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.48%) CMS
11 13 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.41%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.35%) JBoss
15 9 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 225 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 141 (4.87%) MS Office
3 84 (2.90%) MS Project
4 77 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.31%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.24%) Maya
11 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.14%) SPSS
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.035%) InDesign
14 1 (0.035%) InVision
14 1 (0.035%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.035%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 403 (13.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 13 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
3 11 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.17%) Primavera
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.14%) Unica
8 3 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.069%) SAP APO
9 2 (0.069%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.069%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.14%) Office 365
4 31 (1.07%) PaaS
5 27 (0.93%) SaaS
6 24 (0.83%) IaaS
7 21 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.55%) GitHub
9 10 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 9 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.17%) Datadog
14 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.14%) Heroku
16 3 (0.10%) Force.com
16 3 (0.10%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 189 (6.53%) LAN
1 189 (6.53%) WAN
2 162 (5.60%) VoIP
3 157 (5.43%) Firewall
4 138 (4.77%) LTE
5 95 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 88 (3.04%) 3G
7 87 (3.01%) Network Security
8 83 (2.87%) 4G
9 82 (2.83%) Internet
10 77 (2.66%) MPLS
11 76 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
12 75 (2.59%) Wireless
13 73 (2.52%) Broadband
14 65 (2.25%) DNS
14 65 (2.25%) GSM
15 56 (1.94%) HTTP
16 55 (1.90%) BGP
16 55 (1.90%) UMTS
16 55 (1.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.04%) Big Data
3 49 (1.69%) MySQL
4 45 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 43 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 39 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 30 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (0.86%) GIS
11 24 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.55%) QlikView
14 15 (0.52%) Data Mining
14 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.48%) SAP BW
16 13 (0.45%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 72 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 50 (1.73%) Subversion
3 43 (1.49%) Maven
4 38 (1.31%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.21%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.14%) Selenium
7 31 (1.07%) JIRA
8 24 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 24 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.76%) GCC
9 22 (0.76%) GDB
9 22 (0.76%) Trac
10 17 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.48%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.45%) JMeter
12 13 (0.45%) JUnit
13 12 (0.41%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.28%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 832 (28.76%) Finance
2 539 (18.63%) Marketing
3 440 (15.21%) Electronics
4 428 (14.79%) Manufacturing
5 165 (5.70%) Banking
6 128 (4.42%) Retail
7 84 (2.90%) Billing
8 52 (1.80%) Advertising
9 42 (1.45%) Legal
10 29 (1.00%) Games
11 27 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.73%) Law
13 16 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.52%) French Language
15 12 (0.41%) Back Office
16 10 (0.35%) German Language
16 10 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.31%) Publishing
18 8 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
18 8 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 404 (13.96%) Analyst
2 342 (11.82%) Developer
3 272 (9.40%) Project Manager
4 208 (7.19%) Architect
5 156 (5.39%) Business Analyst
6 144 (4.98%) Consultant
7 140 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 100 (3.46%) Telecoms Manager
9 92 (3.18%) Designer
10 84 (2.90%) Java Developer
11 76 (2.63%) Telecoms Analyst
12 65 (2.25%) Administrator
13 54 (1.87%) Telecoms Engineer
14 50 (1.73%) Coordinator
14 50 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
15 49 (1.69%) Programme Manager
16 46 (1.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 46 (1.59%) Telecoms Project Manager
17 44 (1.52%) Delivery Manager
18 43 (1.49%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (5.84%) HTML
2 165 (5.70%) CSS
3 116 (4.01%) Web Services
4 101 (3.49%) .NET
5 97 (3.35%) SOAP
6 94 (3.25%) AngularJS
7 80 (2.77%) XML
8 77 (2.66%) JSON
9 67 (2.32%) REST
10 58 (2.00%) jQuery
11 55 (1.90%) HTML5
11 55 (1.90%) Middleware
12 49 (1.69%) RESTful
13 39 (1.35%) Spring
14 37 (1.28%) Apache Camel
14 37 (1.28%) Node.js
15 34 (1.18%) CSS3
16 32 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (1.07%) ASP.NET
17 31 (1.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 197 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 95 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 92 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 80 (2.77%) User Experience
6 69 (2.39%) Driving Licence
7 39 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 33 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 28 (0.97%) Statistics
10 25 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 25 (0.86%) NHS
11 23 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 23 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.73%) PMI
13 20 (0.69%) Smartphone
14 19 (0.66%) Blackberry
15 18 (0.62%) IVR
15 18 (0.62%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
17 14 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 212 (7.33%) Linux
2 165 (5.70%) Windows
3 93 (3.21%) Unix
4 56 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (1.24%) Android
7 34 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 34 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.55%) CentOS
10 16 (0.55%) Solaris
11 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.35%) Debian
13 9 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.17%) AIX
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (16.25%) Programme Management
3 459 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
4 407 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
5 348 (12.03%) Project Management
6 309 (10.68%) ITIL
7 246 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 202 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 187 (6.46%) Migration
10 165 (5.70%) Scrum
11 119 (4.11%) TDD
12 118 (4.08%) CRM
13 116 (4.01%) Service Management
14 105 (3.63%) Business Analysis
14 105 (3.63%) DevOps
15 101 (3.49%) Change Management
16 94 (3.25%) Analytics
17 88 (3.04%) Service Delivery
18 80 (2.77%) Network Design
19 79 (2.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 218 (7.54%) Java
2 198 (6.84%) SQL
3 173 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 111 (3.84%) Python
5 90 (3.11%) C#
6 48 (1.66%) C++
7 45 (1.56%) C
8 44 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 35 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.18%) PHP
11 32 (1.11%) Ruby
11 32 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 26 (0.90%) XPath
13 25 (0.86%) Perl
14 24 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.66%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.62%) Scala
17 12 (0.41%) R
18 11 (0.38%) VBA
19 10 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 262 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 257 (8.88%) Degree
3 197 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 154 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (3.66%) CCNP
6 83 (2.87%) CCNA
7 58 (2.00%) CCIE
8 47 (1.62%) CISSP
9 42 (1.45%) PMI Certification
10 37 (1.28%) PMP
11 31 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.86%) CCDP
12 25 (0.86%) ISTQB
13 24 (0.83%) JNCIA
14 23 (0.80%) CISM
14 23 (0.80%) ISEB
14 23 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 22 (0.76%) CCIP
16 21 (0.73%) CCSA
16 21 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.53%) SLA
2 72 (2.49%) QA
3 24 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.41%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.35%) COBIT
8 10 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.14%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.14%) P3O
12 3 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.10%) MiFID
12 3 (0.10%) RMADS
13 2 (0.069%) Basel II
13 2 (0.069%) Basel III
13 2 (0.069%) GAAP
13 2 (0.069%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 89 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.00%) Docker
4 19 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.48%) vSphere
7 11 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.31%) Firmware
8 9 (0.31%) KVM
9 7 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.24%) XenApp
10 6 (0.21%) Postfix
11 5 (0.17%) SRDF
11 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.10%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (1.59%) Puppet
2 32 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.69%) Ansible
6 18 (0.62%) FortiGate
7 17 (0.59%) SCCM
8 16 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
8 16 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (0.45%) Amdocs OSS
10 12 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.41%) Nagios
11 9 (0.31%) Kibana
12 8 (0.28%) Terraform
13 7 (0.24%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.24%) vRealize
14 6 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.21%) logstash
14 6 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 457 (15.80%) SAP
2 336 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 319 (11.03%) Cisco
4 178 (6.15%) Oracle
5 104 (3.59%) VMware
6 98 (3.39%) HP
6 98 (3.39%) Juniper
7 76 (2.63%) Remedy
8 73 (2.52%) Ericsson
9 68 (2.35%) IBM
10 66 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 64 (2.21%) Huawei
12 55 (1.90%) F5
13 49 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 39 (1.35%) BT
14 39 (1.35%) Citrix
15 35 (1.21%) Avaya
16 33 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (0.97%) Blue Coat
18 27 (0.93%) Google
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