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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2241 2270 2356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.43% 4.51% 5.39%
As % of the General category 11.54% 11.53% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 1132 871
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 128
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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
19427 19694 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.44% 39.16% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12261 12468 11658
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 475 549 590
Average hourly rate £22.43 £23.68 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 0 1062 £374 +3.03% 207
London -6 550 £423 +5.62% 263
South West -10 166 £411 +22.61% 53
North West -4 124 £338 +2.27% 42
West Midlands -18 87 £280 +12.00% 17
East of England +14 78 £425 +3.65% 45
Yorkshire -6 62 £275 -8.33% 20
East Midlands +26 40 £363 +7.40% 10
North East -15 14 £300 +45.45% 6
Midlands +6 7 £250 - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 957 (21.85%) Finance
2 543 (12.40%) Project Management
3 455 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 438 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 415 (9.48%) Cisco
6 401 (9.16%) SQL
7 392 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
8 389 (8.88%) Degree
9 370 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 363 (8.29%) MS Excel
11 359 (8.20%) 3G
12 348 (7.95%) Marketing
13 347 (7.92%) ITIL
14 336 (7.67%) SAP
15 333 (7.60%) Manufacturing
16 320 (7.31%) Windows
16 320 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
17 317 (7.24%) Security Cleared
18 315 (7.19%) Oracle
19 312 (7.12%) PRINCE2
20 288 (6.58%) Radio Access Network
21 286 (6.53%) Banking
22 284 (6.49%) Programme Management
23 278 (6.35%) Electronics
24 276 (6.30%) 4G
25 253 (5.78%) MS Office
25 253 (5.78%) LTE
26 250 (5.71%) SLA
26 250 (5.71%) DTV
27 245 (5.59%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 105 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.32%) Lync
3 43 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 42 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 42 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 41 (0.94%) SAS
6 35 (0.80%) CMS
7 34 (0.78%) IIS
8 27 (0.62%) Node.js
8 27 (0.62%) Apache
9 25 (0.57%) JBoss
10 20 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (0.41%) MQSeries
13 16 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.27%) Confluence
16 11 (0.25%) Mule
16 11 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 363 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 253 (5.78%) MS Office
3 154 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 106 (2.42%) MS Project
5 95 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.71%) AutoCAD
7 27 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.23%) InDesign
12 9 (0.21%) SPSS
13 7 (0.16%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.046%) FastStats
16 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 240 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 22 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 20 (0.46%) SAP FI-CA
5 20 (0.46%) SAP PSCD
6 19 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.18%) BigMachines
8 8 (0.18%) Primavera
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.14%) Agresso
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.091%) BASE24
12 4 (0.091%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.091%) Unica
13 3 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.069%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.48%) SaaS
2 37 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.25%) Office 365
4 11 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.16%) PaaS
7 4 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.091%) Force.com
7 4 (0.091%) Route 53
8 3 (0.069%) IaaS
8 3 (0.069%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.046%) Yammer
9 2 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.046%) CheetahMail
9 2 (0.046%) Pure360
9 2 (0.046%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 359 (8.20%) 3G
2 288 (6.58%) Radio Access Network
3 276 (6.30%) 4G
4 253 (5.78%) LTE
5 244 (5.57%) 2G
6 238 (5.44%) Firewall
7 223 (5.09%) WAN
7 223 (5.09%) GSM
8 216 (4.93%) LAN
9 188 (4.29%) Ethernet
10 173 (3.95%) Internet
11 158 (3.61%) UMTS
11 158 (3.61%) TCP/IP
12 152 (3.47%) Wireless
12 152 (3.47%) MPLS
13 149 (3.40%) OSPF
14 144 (3.29%) SDH
15 141 (3.22%) VoIP
16 139 (3.17%) VPN
17 120 (2.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 137 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 61 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 44 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 44 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (0.98%) MS Access
7 42 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 40 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (0.89%) MySQL
10 37 (0.84%) Big Data
11 35 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (0.64%) QlikView
13 26 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 24 (0.55%) NoSQL
15 16 (0.37%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 64 (1.46%) JIRA
3 42 (0.96%) Selenium
4 33 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 27 (0.62%) Ant
5 27 (0.62%) JUnit
6 26 (0.59%) Subversion
7 24 (0.55%) Maven
8 22 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 18 (0.41%) Axure RP
10 14 (0.32%) LoadRunner
11 11 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.23%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (0.16%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.16%) Grunt
15 7 (0.16%) Mockito
General
1 957 (21.85%) Finance
2 348 (7.95%) Marketing
3 333 (7.60%) Manufacturing
4 286 (6.53%) Banking
5 278 (6.35%) Electronics
6 192 (4.38%) Billing
7 173 (3.95%) Retail
8 102 (2.33%) Legal
9 54 (1.23%) Back Office
10 49 (1.12%) Law
11 28 (0.64%) Advertising
11 28 (0.64%) Publishing
12 27 (0.62%) German Language
13 26 (0.59%) Multimedia
14 23 (0.53%) French Language
14 23 (0.53%) Games
15 12 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.27%) Interactive Media
16 11 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 620 (14.16%) Analyst
2 439 (10.03%) Project Manager
3 337 (7.70%) Architect
4 286 (6.53%) Developer
5 262 (5.98%) Business Analyst
6 216 (4.93%) Consultant
7 155 (3.54%) Network Engineer
8 141 (3.22%) Design Engineer
9 131 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
10 129 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
11 118 (2.69%) Designer
12 108 (2.47%) Coordinator
13 103 (2.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 96 (2.19%) Field Engineer
15 86 (1.96%) IP Engineer
16 81 (1.85%) Service Manager
17 79 (1.80%) Test Engineer
18 73 (1.67%) Administrator
19 72 (1.64%) Support Engineer
20 65 (1.48%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (4.29%) HTML
2 135 (3.08%) CSS
3 121 (2.76%) .NET
4 95 (2.17%) Web Services
5 90 (2.06%) XML
6 87 (1.99%) HTML5
7 66 (1.51%) jQuery
8 63 (1.44%) CSS3
9 59 (1.35%) SOAP
10 52 (1.19%) AngularJS
11 41 (0.94%) JSON
12 38 (0.87%) ASP.NET
13 31 (0.71%) RESTful
13 31 (0.71%) Spring
14 30 (0.69%) REST
15 25 (0.57%) PhoneGap
16 24 (0.55%) Middleware
16 24 (0.55%) Apache Camel
17 22 (0.50%) J2EE
18 21 (0.48%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 320 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (5.71%) DTV
3 104 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 101 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 82 (1.87%) User Experience
6 51 (1.16%) NHS
7 49 (1.12%) PMI
8 48 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 46 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 43 (0.98%) IVR
11 39 (0.89%) Statistics
12 38 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 33 (0.75%) Blackberry
14 22 (0.50%) IPTV
15 21 (0.48%) Derivative
15 21 (0.48%) Clustering
16 20 (0.46%) Handset
16 20 (0.46%) GIS
16 20 (0.46%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 320 (7.31%) Windows
2 239 (5.46%) Linux
3 215 (4.91%) UNIX
4 90 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 66 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 44 (1.00%) Solaris
10 39 (0.89%) Android
11 38 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 13 (0.30%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.25%) AIX
16 8 (0.18%) SUSE
16 8 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (12.40%) Project Management
2 438 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
4 370 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 347 (7.92%) ITIL
6 312 (7.12%) PRINCE2
7 284 (6.49%) Programme Management
8 245 (5.59%) Migration
9 243 (5.55%) Digital Marketing
10 218 (4.98%) Service Delivery
11 199 (4.54%) CRM
12 163 (3.72%) Service Management
13 137 (3.13%) Validation
14 136 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 130 (2.97%) Scrum
16 128 (2.92%) Business Analysis
16 128 (2.92%) Change Management
17 120 (2.74%) E-Commerce
18 115 (2.63%) Line Management
19 113 (2.58%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 401 (9.16%) SQL
2 236 (5.39%) Java
3 160 (3.65%) JavaScript
4 97 (2.22%) Python
5 96 (2.19%) C
6 94 (2.15%) C#
7 80 (1.83%) Perl
8 73 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 47 (1.07%) C++
10 37 (0.84%) Ruby
11 34 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 24 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 22 (0.50%) PHP
15 18 (0.41%) VBScript
16 16 (0.37%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.30%) VB
17 13 (0.30%) VBA
18 11 (0.25%) MATLAB
19 9 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 389 (8.88%) Degree
2 317 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 225 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 204 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 159 (3.63%) CCNP
6 126 (2.88%) CCNA
7 112 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 75 (1.71%) CCIE
9 73 (1.67%) PMP
10 72 (1.64%) ISEB
11 66 (1.51%) DV Cleared
12 58 (1.32%) HND
13 50 (1.14%) HNC
14 49 (1.12%) CISSP
15 48 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 47 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 44 (1.00%) ISTQB
18 37 (0.84%) CCIP
19 35 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (5.71%) SLA
2 144 (3.29%) QA
3 56 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.16%) COBIT
7 7 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.11%) HL7
10 4 (0.091%) GPG13
10 4 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.069%) COREP
12 2 (0.046%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.046%) Basel II
12 2 (0.046%) WAI
13 1 (0.023%) WCAG
13 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 137 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 82 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.50%) NFS
4 21 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.41%) ProxySG
6 15 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (0.34%) vSphere
7 10 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.16%) XenApp
9 6 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.11%) Xen
10 5 (0.11%) NDS
11 4 (0.091%) Snort
11 4 (0.091%) Samba
11 4 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.091%) Firmware
11 4 (0.091%) Squid
12 3 (0.069%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.069%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
3 38 (0.87%) SCCM
4 32 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 25 (0.57%) Puppet
6 14 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
7 13 (0.30%) Ansible
8 12 (0.27%) Netcool
9 10 (0.23%) SCOM
10 9 (0.21%) WSUS
10 9 (0.21%) Nagios
10 9 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
11 7 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.11%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 455 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 415 (9.48%) Cisco
3 336 (7.67%) SAP
4 315 (7.19%) Oracle
5 207 (4.73%) Ericsson
6 153 (3.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 130 (2.97%) CheckPoint
8 128 (2.92%) VMware
9 116 (2.65%) Juniper
10 112 (2.56%) HP
11 105 (2.40%) Huawei
12 101 (2.31%) Citrix
13 99 (2.26%) Nokia
14 81 (1.85%) Remedy
15 73 (1.67%) F5
16 68 (1.55%) Red Hat
17 64 (1.46%) IBM
18 57 (1.30%) BT
19 51 (1.16%) Avaya
20 43 (0.98%) Blue Coat
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