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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 44 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2118 2028 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.11% 4.11% 4.16%
As % of the General category 10.37% 10.64% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 913 766
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 58 103
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.54 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% -42.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.85 £47.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
20419 19061 20064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.63% 38.62% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13433 12068 12623
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 510 573
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 884 £364 +3.92% 191
London +30 619 £400 -5.32% 247
South West -9 153 £400 +14.28% 90
East of England +13 120 £350 -12.50% 34
North West +6 99 £325 -3.70% 46
Yorkshire +11 74 £320 -7.24% 19
West Midlands -14 68 £283 +2.72% 34
East Midlands +4 28 £300 -21.31% 12
Midlands - 20 £295 -
North East -15 15 £325 -13.33%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1008 (22.94%) Finance
2 529 (12.04%) Project Management
3 452 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 438 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
5 403 (9.17%) Microsoft
6 401 (9.12%) SQL
6 401 (9.12%) Marketing
7 385 (8.76%) SAP
8 375 (8.53%) Manufacturing
9 365 (8.30%) Degree
10 348 (7.92%) ITIL
10 348 (7.92%) MS Excel
11 346 (7.87%) 3G
12 344 (7.83%) Programme Management
13 335 (7.62%) Electronics
14 332 (7.55%) Cisco
15 328 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 325 (7.39%) Oracle
17 315 (7.17%) DTV
18 304 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
19 296 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
20 293 (6.67%) PRINCE2
21 292 (6.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 289 (6.58%) Security Cleared
23 279 (6.35%) Windows
24 278 (6.33%) Banking
25 275 (6.26%) Java
26 273 (6.21%) 4G
27 269 (6.12%) Linux
28 265 (6.03%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 101 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.25%) CMS
3 50 (1.14%) SAS
4 42 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 39 (0.89%) Apache
6 37 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 36 (0.82%) Lync
8 32 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 22 (0.50%) Node.js
10 21 (0.48%) Confluence
11 19 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.41%) IIS
12 18 (0.41%) JBoss
12 18 (0.41%) Mule
12 18 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 348 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 240 (5.46%) MS Office
3 138 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 109 (2.48%) MS Project
5 99 (2.25%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.46%) AutoCAD
9 18 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.27%) Acrobat
12 11 (0.25%) InDesign
13 6 (0.14%) SPSS
14 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.091%) Maya
16 2 (0.046%) CATIA
16 2 (0.046%) FastStats
17 1 (0.023%) GNU Octave
17 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 292 (6.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 19 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 19 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
5 18 (0.41%) SAP FI-CA
6 15 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.14%) Unica
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.11%) Primavera
13 4 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.091%) Maximo
13 4 (0.091%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.48%) SaaS
2 47 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.25%) PaaS
4 11 (0.25%) Office 365
5 10 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.18%) Route 53
6 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.16%) GitHub
8 6 (0.14%) IaaS
9 4 (0.091%) Force.com
9 4 (0.091%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.068%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.046%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.046%) CheetahMail
11 2 (0.046%) Pure360
11 2 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.023%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 346 (7.87%) 3G
2 273 (6.21%) 4G
3 234 (5.32%) LTE
4 225 (5.12%) Radio Access Network
5 224 (5.10%) 2G
6 193 (4.39%) WAN
7 183 (4.16%) GSM
8 178 (4.05%) LAN
9 176 (4.00%) Firewall
10 160 (3.64%) TCP/IP
11 150 (3.41%) Ethernet
12 149 (3.39%) Internet
13 145 (3.30%) VoIP
14 135 (3.07%) UMTS
15 134 (3.05%) Wireless
16 133 (3.03%) VPN
17 130 (2.96%) MPLS
18 112 (2.55%) DNS
19 109 (2.48%) SDH
20 99 (2.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 114 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (1.71%) MySQL
4 73 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 54 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 54 (1.23%) Big Data
6 43 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 38 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
9 37 (0.84%) MS Access
10 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 34 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 26 (0.59%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.55%) Data Mining
16 23 (0.52%) QlikView
17 22 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 86 (1.96%) JIRA
2 65 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 49 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 44 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 41 (0.93%) Selenium
6 36 (0.82%) Maven
7 27 (0.61%) JUnit
8 22 (0.50%) Ant
9 20 (0.46%) JMeter
10 19 (0.43%) Subversion
11 17 (0.39%) Axure RP
11 17 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.34%) HP UFT
13 14 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (0.30%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.27%) Bugzilla
16 11 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.25%) Gradle
16 11 (0.25%) Grunt
17 10 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1008 (22.94%) Finance
2 401 (9.12%) Marketing
3 375 (8.53%) Manufacturing
4 335 (7.62%) Electronics
5 278 (6.33%) Banking
6 191 (4.35%) Billing
7 187 (4.25%) Retail
8 116 (2.64%) Legal
9 45 (1.02%) Law
10 43 (0.98%) Back Office
11 32 (0.73%) Games
12 28 (0.64%) Advertising
12 28 (0.64%) German Language
13 24 (0.55%) Publishing
14 21 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 15 (0.34%) Automotive
16 14 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.27%) Interactive Media
18 11 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 670 (15.24%) Analyst
2 451 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 362 (8.24%) Developer
4 324 (7.37%) Architect
5 259 (5.89%) Business Analyst
6 214 (4.87%) Consultant
7 137 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
8 135 (3.07%) Network Engineer
9 116 (2.64%) Designer
10 99 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
11 94 (2.14%) Administrator
12 92 (2.09%) Coordinator
13 90 (2.05%) Test Analyst
14 89 (2.03%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 87 (1.98%) Design Engineer
16 75 (1.71%) Field Engineer
16 75 (1.71%) Senior Manager
17 69 (1.57%) Java Developer
18 68 (1.55%) Service Manager
19 67 (1.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (4.28%) HTML
2 129 (2.94%) CSS
3 128 (2.91%) XML
4 118 (2.68%) Web Services
5 107 (2.43%) .NET
6 93 (2.12%) HTML5
7 91 (2.07%) SOAP
8 74 (1.68%) jQuery
9 65 (1.48%) CSS3
10 46 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 44 (1.00%) J2EE
12 36 (0.82%) Spring
13 35 (0.80%) JSON
14 34 (0.77%) RESTful
15 33 (0.75%) REST
15 33 (0.75%) XML Messaging
16 29 (0.66%) Middleware
17 28 (0.64%) ASP.NET
18 24 (0.55%) 802.1X
19 23 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 315 (7.17%) DTV
2 296 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 172 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 120 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 98 (2.23%) User Experience
6 88 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 70 (1.59%) NHS
8 48 (1.09%) PMI
9 44 (1.00%) IVR
10 42 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 37 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 37 (0.84%) Statistics
12 36 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
13 33 (0.75%) IPTV
14 30 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 28 (0.64%) Handset
15 28 (0.64%) PKI
15 28 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 27 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 279 (6.35%) Windows
2 269 (6.12%) Linux
3 233 (5.30%) UNIX
4 55 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 49 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (1.05%) Android
7 40 (0.91%) Solaris
7 40 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 35 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.34%) CentOS
13 13 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.25%) AIX
14 11 (0.25%) SUSE
15 7 (0.16%) HPUX
15 7 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (12.04%) Project Management
2 452 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
4 348 (7.92%) ITIL
5 344 (7.83%) Programme Management
6 328 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 304 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
8 293 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 265 (6.03%) Migration
10 182 (4.14%) Service Management
11 176 (4.00%) CRM
12 160 (3.64%) Service Delivery
13 141 (3.21%) Business Analysis
14 133 (3.03%) Change Management
15 125 (2.84%) Scrum
16 113 (2.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 110 (2.50%) E-Commerce
17 110 (2.50%) Use Case
18 105 (2.39%) Test Management
19 104 (2.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 401 (9.12%) SQL
2 275 (6.26%) Java
3 150 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 138 (3.14%) C
5 95 (2.16%) Perl
6 86 (1.96%) Python
7 69 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 68 (1.55%) C#
9 63 (1.43%) C++
10 41 (0.93%) PHP
11 38 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 37 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.68%) Ruby
14 24 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.43%) R
16 15 (0.34%) VBA
17 14 (0.32%) VB
18 13 (0.30%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.27%) PowerShell
20 10 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 365 (8.30%) Degree
2 289 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 200 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 132 (3.00%) CCNA
6 124 (2.82%) CCNP
7 107 (2.43%) PMI Certification
8 77 (1.75%) PMP
9 58 (1.32%) ISEB
10 54 (1.23%) ISTQB
11 51 (1.16%) CCIE
11 51 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 50 (1.14%) HND
13 42 (0.96%) HNC
14 37 (0.84%) DV Cleared
15 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 25 (0.57%) MCSE
17 25 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.23%) SLA
2 160 (3.64%) QA
3 39 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.18%) COBIT
9 7 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.11%) HL7
11 5 (0.11%) WAI
11 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.091%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.068%) COREP
14 2 (0.046%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.046%) BS7799
14 2 (0.046%) Basel II
System Software
1 113 (2.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.57%) NFS
4 19 (0.43%) vSphere
5 14 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.32%) XenApp
6 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.25%) NDS
7 10 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.20%) Docker
9 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.11%) Samba
11 5 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.091%) Firmware
12 4 (0.091%) vCloud
13 3 (0.068%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.068%) Xen
13 3 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 91 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 32 (0.73%) Puppet
4 27 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.57%) SCCM
5 25 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
6 19 (0.43%) Ansible
7 14 (0.32%) Salt
7 14 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
7 14 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
8 12 (0.27%) Netcool
9 11 (0.25%) OpenView
10 10 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
11 9 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.20%) Rundeck
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
12 7 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.16%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.16%) NetCrunch
12 7 (0.16%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 403 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 385 (8.76%) SAP
3 332 (7.55%) Cisco
4 325 (7.39%) Oracle
5 158 (3.59%) Ericsson
6 142 (3.23%) HP
7 111 (2.53%) Huawei
8 106 (2.41%) VMware
9 102 (2.32%) Nokia
10 100 (2.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 95 (2.16%) Juniper
12 87 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 75 (1.71%) Remedy
14 73 (1.66%) Avaya
15 71 (1.62%) Citrix
16 56 (1.27%) IBM
17 54 (1.23%) BT
18 52 (1.18%) Red Hat
19 50 (1.14%) Amdocs
20 45 (1.02%) Adobe
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
First Point
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £462.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago