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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 42 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2294 2259 2341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.54% 4.58% 5.46%
As % of the General category 11.63% 11.54% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1049 856
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 116
Average hourly rate £27.91 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
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
19723 19570 18367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.03% 39.68% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12435 12311 11457
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 587 602
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -1 1106 £363 -3.33% 212
London -7 530 £400 - 293
South West -7 181 £400 +19.40% 77
North West +6 130 £325 +4.00% 58
West Midlands -10 98 £275 +10.00% 20
East of England +16 87 £450 +5.88% 48
Yorkshire +5 60 £375 +20.96% 19
East Midlands +17 38 £356 +9.61% 18
North East -3 12 £300 +22.44%
Midlands +5 6 £250 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 952 (21.67%) Finance
2 549 (12.49%) Project Management
3 475 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 439 (9.99%) Cisco
5 434 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 398 (9.06%) Degree
7 387 (8.81%) SQL
8 381 (8.67%) MS Excel
9 370 (8.42%) ITIL
10 366 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 365 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 359 (8.17%) 3G
12 359 (8.17%) Security Cleared
13 338 (7.69%) Marketing
14 336 (7.65%) Manufacturing
14 336 (7.65%) Windows
15 326 (7.42%) SAP
16 323 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
17 315 (7.17%) Oracle
18 310 (7.06%) PRINCE2
19 298 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
20 289 (6.58%) Banking
21 287 (6.53%) MS Office
22 286 (6.51%) Programme Management
23 274 (6.24%) 4G
24 266 (6.05%) Electronics
25 263 (5.99%) Firewall
26 262 (5.96%) SLA
27 259 (5.89%) WAN
28 254 (5.78%) LTE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 114 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.46%) Lync
3 42 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 40 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 38 (0.86%) IIS
6 36 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 32 (0.73%) Node.js
7 32 (0.73%) Apache
8 31 (0.71%) CMS
9 27 (0.61%) SAS
10 23 (0.52%) JBoss
11 21 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.34%) MQSeries
15 14 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.25%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 381 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 287 (6.53%) MS Office
3 158 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 108 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 105 (2.39%) MS Project
6 34 (0.77%) AutoCAD
7 24 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 15 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.14%) InDesign
12 5 (0.11%) SPSS
12 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.046%) FastStats
13 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 235 (5.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 20 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 18 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.41%) SAP FI-CA
5 18 (0.41%) SAP PSCD
6 11 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.14%) Agresso
9 5 (0.11%) Exstream
9 5 (0.11%) BASE24
10 4 (0.091%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.068%) CSG Singleview
11 3 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.55%) SaaS
2 23 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.20%) Office 365
6 9 (0.20%) IaaS
7 6 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.14%) Route 53
7 6 (0.14%) PaaS
8 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.068%) Force.com
9 3 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.046%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.046%) Yammer
10 2 (0.046%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.046%) Pure360
10 2 (0.046%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.023%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 359 (8.17%) 3G
2 298 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
3 274 (6.24%) 4G
4 263 (5.99%) Firewall
5 259 (5.89%) WAN
6 254 (5.78%) LTE
7 247 (5.62%) LAN
8 235 (5.35%) 2G
9 229 (5.21%) GSM
10 196 (4.46%) Internet
11 194 (4.42%) Ethernet
12 168 (3.82%) TCP/IP
13 164 (3.73%) MPLS
14 163 (3.71%) UMTS
15 155 (3.53%) Wireless
16 152 (3.46%) OSPF
17 151 (3.44%) SDH
18 149 (3.39%) VoIP
19 143 (3.25%) VPN
20 127 (2.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 120 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 66 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 47 (1.07%) MS Access
6 46 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 45 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 42 (0.96%) MySQL
10 39 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (0.68%) Big Data
13 28 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 25 (0.57%) Hadoop
14 25 (0.57%) NoSQL
15 23 (0.52%) QlikView
16 19 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (0.36%) Data Mining
19 15 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 52 (1.18%) JIRA
3 40 (0.91%) Selenium
4 31 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 25 (0.57%) Ant
5 25 (0.57%) Subversion
5 25 (0.57%) Maven
6 22 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.50%) JUnit
7 21 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 21 (0.48%) Axure RP
8 16 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 16 (0.36%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.23%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.16%) TestDirector
12 7 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.14%) Mockito
General
1 952 (21.67%) Finance
2 338 (7.69%) Marketing
3 336 (7.65%) Manufacturing
4 289 (6.58%) Banking
5 266 (6.05%) Electronics
6 180 (4.10%) Billing
7 164 (3.73%) Retail
8 105 (2.39%) Legal
9 54 (1.23%) Back Office
10 51 (1.16%) Law
11 28 (0.64%) German Language
12 27 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 25 (0.57%) Publishing
14 23 (0.52%) French Language
15 22 (0.50%) Games
15 22 (0.50%) Advertising
16 15 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.32%) Interactive Media
18 13 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 617 (14.04%) Analyst
2 425 (9.67%) Project Manager
3 349 (7.94%) Architect
4 268 (6.10%) Developer
5 248 (5.64%) Business Analyst
6 219 (4.98%) Consultant
7 157 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 141 (3.21%) Design Engineer
9 131 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
10 128 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
11 119 (2.71%) Designer
12 107 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 104 (2.37%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 96 (2.18%) Field Engineer
15 89 (2.03%) IP Engineer
16 84 (1.91%) Service Manager
17 78 (1.78%) Administrator
18 73 (1.66%) Test Engineer
19 71 (1.62%) Support Engineer
20 68 (1.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (4.01%) HTML
2 131 (2.98%) CSS
3 122 (2.78%) .NET
4 94 (2.14%) Web Services
5 83 (1.89%) XML
6 74 (1.68%) HTML5
7 62 (1.41%) jQuery
8 60 (1.37%) SOAP
9 55 (1.25%) CSS3
10 49 (1.12%) AngularJS
11 39 (0.89%) JSON
12 37 (0.84%) ASP.NET
13 34 (0.77%) RESTful
14 33 (0.75%) Spring
15 31 (0.71%) REST
16 22 (0.50%) PhoneGap
16 22 (0.50%) J2EE
17 21 (0.48%) Middleware
17 21 (0.48%) Ajax
17 21 (0.48%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 323 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 249 (5.67%) DTV
3 99 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 98 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 88 (2.00%) User Experience
6 67 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 45 (1.02%) IVR
7 45 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 42 (0.96%) PMI
9 37 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 37 (0.84%) NHS
10 35 (0.80%) Statistics
11 34 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 27 (0.61%) GIS
13 24 (0.55%) Open Source
14 22 (0.50%) Handset
15 20 (0.46%) Derivative
15 20 (0.46%) Clustering
15 20 (0.46%) Mainframe
16 19 (0.43%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 336 (7.65%) Windows
2 246 (5.60%) Linux
3 223 (5.08%) UNIX
4 105 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 52 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 47 (1.07%) Solaris
9 43 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (0.80%) Android
11 32 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 14 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.27%) AIX
15 12 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (12.49%) Project Management
2 434 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (8.42%) ITIL
4 366 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 365 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 310 (7.06%) PRINCE2
7 286 (6.51%) Programme Management
8 250 (5.69%) Migration
9 236 (5.37%) Digital Marketing
10 225 (5.12%) Service Delivery
11 182 (4.14%) CRM
12 158 (3.60%) Service Management
13 150 (3.41%) Validation
14 141 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 135 (3.07%) Scrum
16 130 (2.96%) Change Management
17 116 (2.64%) E-Commerce
17 116 (2.64%) Network Design
18 114 (2.59%) Business Analysis
19 112 (2.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (8.81%) SQL
2 235 (5.35%) Java
3 154 (3.50%) JavaScript
4 98 (2.23%) C
5 94 (2.14%) C#
5 94 (2.14%) Python
6 90 (2.05%) Perl
7 77 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 51 (1.16%) C++
9 41 (0.93%) Ruby
10 38 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 31 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 30 (0.68%) PHP
13 29 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.46%) VB
15 17 (0.39%) VBScript
15 17 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.30%) VBA
17 9 (0.20%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 398 (9.06%) Degree
2 359 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 242 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
4 235 (5.35%) SC Cleared
5 165 (3.76%) CCNP
6 141 (3.21%) CCNA
7 106 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 82 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 78 (1.78%) CCIE
10 76 (1.73%) ISEB
11 73 (1.66%) PMP
12 62 (1.41%) HND
13 54 (1.23%) CISSP
14 52 (1.18%) HNC
15 47 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 46 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 43 (0.98%) ISTQB
19 39 (0.89%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (5.96%) SLA
2 133 (3.03%) QA
3 66 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.16%) COBIT
8 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.11%) GPG13
10 4 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.068%) HL7
12 2 (0.046%) COREP
13 1 (0.023%) Basel II
13 1 (0.023%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.023%) WCAG
13 1 (0.023%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.023%) FINREP
13 1 (0.023%) CRD IV
System Software
1 147 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 84 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.55%) NFS
4 20 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 18 (0.41%) vSphere
7 14 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.18%) XenApp
10 7 (0.16%) Xen
11 6 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.14%) Snort
11 6 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.11%) NDS
12 5 (0.11%) Squid
13 4 (0.091%) Docker
13 4 (0.091%) Samba
13 4 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.068%) Firmware
14 3 (0.068%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 55 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
3 40 (0.91%) SCCM
4 34 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 31 (0.71%) Puppet
6 19 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.34%) SCOM
8 13 (0.30%) Netcool
9 11 (0.25%) Ansible
10 9 (0.20%) Nagios
10 9 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
10 9 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (0.20%) WSUS
11 8 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.11%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.11%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 475 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 439 (9.99%) Cisco
3 326 (7.42%) SAP
4 315 (7.17%) Oracle
5 211 (4.80%) Ericsson
6 161 (3.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 136 (3.10%) CheckPoint
8 134 (3.05%) VMware
9 112 (2.55%) HP
9 112 (2.55%) Juniper
10 107 (2.44%) Citrix
11 104 (2.37%) Nokia
12 100 (2.28%) Huawei
13 86 (1.96%) Remedy
14 73 (1.66%) F5
15 69 (1.57%) Red Hat
16 67 (1.52%) IBM
17 59 (1.34%) BT
18 55 (1.25%) Avaya
19 45 (1.02%) Business Objects
City, London
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Rate: £550 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Midlands
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Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £350-400 PER DAY
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £260.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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London
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Rate: £30,000 - £60,000 + outstanding package
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Brentwood, Essex
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London
ANSON MCCADE
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