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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK / England
Rank 50 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1643 1961 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.93% 4.11% 4.68%
As % of the General category 10.55% 10.70% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 1053 1035
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 66 34
Median hourly rate £11.33 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.34% +57.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.25 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £54.40 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
15576 18333 18152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.23% 38.43% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10289 12028 11727
Median daily rate £450 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 475 410
Median hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.31 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -3 622 £375 -3.22% 197
London -22 440 £450 +5.88% 398
South West -4 149 £375 - 141
East of England +12 97 £388 +6.89% 86
West Midlands +32 86 £313 -17.76% 45
North West +12 85 £425 - 86
Yorkshire +16 73 £395 +14.49% 55
East Midlands +19 38 £315 -3.07% 40
North East -5 24 £330 +1.53% 14
Midlands - 2 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 896 (28.92%) Finance
2 595 (19.21%) Marketing
3 588 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
4 512 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
5 511 (16.49%) Programme Management
6 504 (16.27%) SAP
7 492 (15.88%) Electronics
8 474 (15.30%) Manufacturing
9 450 (14.53%) Digital Marketing
10 445 (14.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 404 (13.04%) Project Management
12 347 (11.20%) Microsoft
13 332 (10.72%) Cisco
14 327 (10.56%) ITIL
15 311 (10.04%) Security Cleared
16 301 (9.72%) Degree
17 251 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 244 (7.88%) Java
19 238 (7.68%) SC Cleared
20 235 (7.59%) MS Excel
21 229 (7.39%) Linux
22 219 (7.07%) PRINCE2
23 216 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
24 206 (6.65%) SQL
25 186 (6.00%) Oracle
26 182 (5.87%) Migration
27 178 (5.75%) WAN
28 173 (5.58%) JavaScript
29 172 (5.55%) LAN
30 167 (5.39%) VoIP

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
1 102 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.68%) Apache
3 38 (1.23%) Mule
4 34 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 27 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 27 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 26 (0.84%) SAS
7 25 (0.81%) IIS
7 25 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
8 24 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 21 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.45%) CMS
11 14 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.45%) Mule ESB
11 14 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.39%) Confluence
12 12 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 235 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 146 (4.71%) MS Office
3 97 (3.13%) MS Project
4 88 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.36%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.23%) Maya
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.13%) SPSS
13 3 (0.097%) InVision
14 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.032%) InDesign
14 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.032%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 445 (14.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 13 (0.42%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.13%) Primavera
7 4 (0.13%) Unica
8 3 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.065%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.065%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.065%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.07%) Office 365
4 31 (1.00%) PaaS
5 27 (0.87%) SaaS
6 26 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.68%) IaaS
8 17 (0.55%) GitHub
9 16 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
12 8 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.16%) Datadog
14 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.13%) CloudSense
16 3 (0.097%) Force.com
16 3 (0.097%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.097%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 178 (5.75%) WAN
2 172 (5.55%) LAN
3 167 (5.39%) VoIP
4 143 (4.62%) Firewall
5 141 (4.55%) LTE
6 94 (3.03%) Internet
7 88 (2.84%) Wireless
8 87 (2.81%) TCP/IP
9 85 (2.74%) 3G
9 85 (2.74%) 4G
10 78 (2.52%) MPLS
11 77 (2.49%) Broadband
11 77 (2.49%) Network Security
12 70 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
13 69 (2.23%) DNS
14 67 (2.16%) GSM
15 61 (1.97%) PBX
16 58 (1.87%) BGP
16 58 (1.87%) VPN
17 55 (1.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 61 (1.97%) Big Data
3 55 (1.78%) MySQL
4 47 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 46 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 38 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 37 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 35 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 30 (0.97%) GIS
11 29 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.52%) QlikView
16 14 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.42%) SAP BW
17 13 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
17 13 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 54 (1.74%) Maven
3 52 (1.68%) Subversion
4 49 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 40 (1.29%) JIRA
5 40 (1.29%) Selenium
6 28 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 26 (0.84%) SoapUI
8 25 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (0.77%) GCC
9 24 (0.77%) GDB
9 24 (0.77%) Trac
10 22 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.52%) JUnit
13 15 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.36%) Ant
14 11 (0.36%) Gradle
14 11 (0.36%) JMeter
15 10 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 896 (28.92%) Finance
2 595 (19.21%) Marketing
3 492 (15.88%) Electronics
4 474 (15.30%) Manufacturing
5 166 (5.36%) Banking
6 147 (4.74%) Retail
7 90 (2.91%) Billing
8 52 (1.68%) Advertising
9 44 (1.42%) Legal
10 31 (1.00%) Games
11 28 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.81%) Law
13 21 (0.68%) French Language
14 19 (0.61%) Back Office
15 14 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
16 13 (0.42%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.32%) Publishing
18 9 (0.29%) Front Office
18 9 (0.29%) Spanish Language
19 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 390 (12.59%) Analyst
2 356 (11.49%) Developer
3 283 (9.13%) Project Manager
4 226 (7.30%) Architect
5 156 (5.04%) Consultant
6 142 (4.58%) Business Analyst
7 138 (4.45%) Network Engineer
8 116 (3.74%) Telecoms Manager
9 100 (3.23%) Designer
10 94 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 74 (2.39%) Administrator
12 64 (2.07%) Telecoms Analyst
13 63 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
14 60 (1.94%) Coordinator
15 59 (1.90%) Installation Technician
16 57 (1.84%) Telecoms Engineer
17 52 (1.68%) Delivery Manager
17 52 (1.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
18 49 (1.58%) Project Coordinator
19 47 (1.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (5.33%) HTML
2 157 (5.07%) CSS
3 123 (3.97%) Web Services
4 102 (3.29%) .NET
5 98 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 97 (3.13%) SOAP
7 90 (2.91%) XML
8 86 (2.78%) JSON
9 68 (2.19%) Middleware
10 63 (2.03%) REST
11 60 (1.94%) jQuery
12 59 (1.90%) RESTful
13 55 (1.78%) HTML5
14 48 (1.55%) Spring
15 47 (1.52%) Apache Camel
16 38 (1.23%) Node.js
17 35 (1.13%) XSLT
18 33 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
18 33 (1.07%) Swagger
19 32 (1.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 216 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 106 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 96 (3.10%) User Experience
6 84 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 40 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 32 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 26 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 26 (0.84%) NHS
10 25 (0.81%) Smartphone
11 24 (0.77%) IVR
11 24 (0.77%) PMI
12 23 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (0.71%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.58%) Smart Meter
15 17 (0.55%) Blackberry
16 16 (0.52%) IPTV
17 15 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 229 (7.39%) Linux
2 146 (4.71%) Windows
3 93 (3.00%) Unix
4 49 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 47 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (1.19%) Android
7 30 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.74%) CentOS
11 21 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.45%) Solaris
14 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.29%) Debian
16 8 (0.26%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
3 511 (16.49%) Programme Management
4 450 (14.53%) Digital Marketing
5 404 (13.04%) Project Management
6 327 (10.56%) ITIL
7 251 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 219 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 182 (5.87%) Migration
10 166 (5.36%) Scrum
11 126 (4.07%) TDD
12 123 (3.97%) DevOps
13 121 (3.91%) Service Management
14 118 (3.81%) CRM
15 110 (3.55%) Change Management
16 109 (3.52%) Business Analysis
17 108 (3.49%) Analytics
18 94 (3.03%) ITIL V3
19 92 (2.97%) Network Design
19 92 (2.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 244 (7.88%) Java
2 206 (6.65%) SQL
3 173 (5.58%) JavaScript
4 136 (4.39%) Python
5 95 (3.07%) C#
6 57 (1.84%) C
7 52 (1.68%) C++
8 41 (1.32%) Ruby
9 40 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 37 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 37 (1.19%) PHP
11 34 (1.10%) Perl
11 34 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.00%) XPath
13 25 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 18 (0.58%) Scala
15 17 (0.55%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.42%) VBA
17 12 (0.39%) Embedded C
18 11 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 311 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 301 (9.72%) Degree
3 238 (7.68%) SC Cleared
4 167 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (3.74%) CCNP
6 93 (3.00%) CCNA
7 69 (2.23%) CCIE
8 49 (1.58%) PMI Certification
9 46 (1.48%) CISSP
10 39 (1.26%) PMP
11 32 (1.03%) CCDP
11 32 (1.03%) JNCIA
12 31 (1.00%) CCIP
13 30 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (0.94%) DV Cleared
15 28 (0.90%) CCSA
15 28 (0.90%) ISEB
15 28 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 27 (0.87%) JNCIE
17 26 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.58%) SLA
2 73 (2.36%) QA
3 23 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.68%) JSP 440
5 18 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.32%) COBIT
8 10 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.29%) P3O
10 7 (0.23%) IFRS
11 5 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.13%) GDPR
12 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.13%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.097%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.097%) MiFID
13 3 (0.097%) RMADS
14 2 (0.065%) NEBOSH
14 2 (0.065%) PMBOK
System Software
1 85 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.00%) Docker
4 16 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.48%) vSphere
6 11 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.29%) KVM
7 9 (0.29%) XenApp
8 8 (0.26%) Firmware
9 7 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.19%) Postfix
10 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.16%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.16%) SRDF
12 4 (0.13%) vCloud
13 3 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (1.61%) Puppet
2 40 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 33 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.84%) Ansible
5 24 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 24 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
7 20 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
8 15 (0.48%) SCCM
9 11 (0.36%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.32%) Amdocs OSS
10 10 (0.32%) Nagios
10 10 (0.32%) Terraform
11 9 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.26%) Kibana
12 8 (0.26%) logstash
12 8 (0.26%) Salt
12 8 (0.26%) vRealize
13 6 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 504 (16.27%) SAP
2 347 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 332 (10.72%) Cisco
4 186 (6.00%) Oracle
5 105 (3.39%) HP
6 102 (3.29%) VMware
7 93 (3.00%) Juniper
8 90 (2.91%) Remedy
9 70 (2.26%) Ericsson
9 70 (2.26%) IBM
10 68 (2.19%) Huawei
11 62 (2.00%) CheckPoint
12 59 (1.90%) F5
12 59 (1.90%) Red Hat
13 45 (1.45%) BT
14 39 (1.26%) Citrix
15 32 (1.03%) Avaya
16 31 (1.00%) Google
17 30 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (0.87%) Nortel
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