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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2189 2170 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.65% 4.76% 5.52%
As % of the General category 11.91% 11.93% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 954 801
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 88 111
Average hourly rate £25.46 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.30 £13.40 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.70 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
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
18383 18185 16902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.04% 39.88% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11727 11286 10541
Average daily rate £442 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 573 544
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.50 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 1111 £365 -1.35% 223
London -14 485 £413 +0.79% 325
South West -12 161 £400 +19.40% 89
North West +12 128 £313 -19.87% 52
East of England +13 93 £340 -20.00% 46
West Midlands -8 88 £270 -1.81% 22
Yorkshire 0 58 £375 +13.63% 21
East Midlands +23 32 £350 +12.90% 18
North East -3 10 £288 +17.34% 3
Midlands +1 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 940 (21.55%) Finance
2 530 (12.15%) Project Management
3 501 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 442 (10.13%) Cisco
5 422 (9.67%) ITIL
6 416 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
7 412 (9.45%) Security Cleared
8 405 (9.28%) Degree
9 402 (9.22%) SQL
10 392 (8.99%) MS Excel
11 363 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
12 355 (8.14%) 3G
13 350 (8.02%) Windows
14 347 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 345 (7.91%) Marketing
15 345 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
16 341 (7.82%) Manufacturing
17 325 (7.45%) Oracle
18 317 (7.27%) SAP
19 316 (7.24%) PRINCE2
20 302 (6.92%) Radio Access Network
21 289 (6.63%) Programme Management
22 276 (6.33%) SLA
22 276 (6.33%) Firewall
22 276 (6.33%) SC Cleared
23 272 (6.24%) MS Office
24 271 (6.21%) Banking
25 265 (6.08%) WAN
26 262 (6.01%) Electronics
27 260 (5.96%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 127 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 65 (1.49%) Lync
3 47 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 43 (0.99%) CMS
5 38 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 38 (0.87%) IIS
6 37 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 33 (0.76%) Node.js
8 31 (0.71%) Apache
9 27 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (0.46%) JBoss
11 19 (0.44%) SAS
11 19 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.30%) MQSeries
15 13 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 392 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 272 (6.24%) MS Office
3 146 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (2.54%) MS Project
5 108 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.73%) AutoCAD
7 23 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.14%) InDesign
11 5 (0.11%) SPSS
11 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.046%) FastStats
13 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.023%) Simulink
14 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 235 (5.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 18 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 17 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
6 16 (0.37%) SAP FI-CA
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
10 6 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 6 (0.14%) Agresso
11 5 (0.11%) Exstream
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.11%) BASE24
12 4 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.092%) SAP CRM
13 3 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.81%) SaaS
2 23 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.25%) Office 365
7 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.18%) IaaS
9 7 (0.16%) Route 53
10 5 (0.11%) PaaS
11 4 (0.092%) Yammer
12 3 (0.069%) Force.com
13 2 (0.046%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.046%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.046%) CheetahMail
13 2 (0.046%) Pure360
13 2 (0.046%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.046%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.046%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 355 (8.14%) 3G
2 302 (6.92%) Radio Access Network
3 276 (6.33%) Firewall
4 265 (6.08%) WAN
5 257 (5.89%) LTE
6 255 (5.85%) 4G
7 250 (5.73%) LAN
8 207 (4.75%) 2G
9 203 (4.65%) GSM
10 193 (4.42%) Internet
11 192 (4.40%) Ethernet
12 178 (4.08%) MPLS
13 164 (3.76%) TCP/IP
14 161 (3.69%) OSPF
15 153 (3.51%) UMTS
16 145 (3.32%) VPN
17 138 (3.16%) VoIP
17 138 (3.16%) SDH
18 137 (3.14%) DNS
18 137 (3.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 122 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (1.58%) Oracle Database
3 69 (1.58%) Relational Database
4 49 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (1.08%) MySQL
5 47 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 44 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 41 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (0.89%) MS Access
10 29 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (0.57%) NoSQL
12 23 (0.53%) Big Data
13 21 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 21 (0.48%) QlikView
14 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 49 (1.12%) JIRA
3 38 (0.87%) Selenium
4 34 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 31 (0.71%) JUnit
5 31 (0.71%) Maven
6 27 (0.62%) Subversion
7 25 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 25 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (0.48%) Ant
9 18 (0.41%) Axure RP
10 16 (0.37%) LoadRunner
11 14 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (0.25%) TestDirector
13 10 (0.23%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.23%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (0.23%) Toad
14 9 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 940 (21.55%) Finance
2 345 (7.91%) Marketing
3 341 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 271 (6.21%) Banking
5 262 (6.01%) Electronics
6 190 (4.36%) Billing
7 149 (3.42%) Retail
8 121 (2.77%) Legal
9 57 (1.31%) Law
10 52 (1.19%) Back Office
11 25 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 25 (0.57%) French Language
12 23 (0.53%) Advertising
13 20 (0.46%) Publishing
14 18 (0.41%) Games
15 17 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.39%) German Language
16 16 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.32%) Interactive Media
17 14 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 617 (14.14%) Analyst
2 404 (9.26%) Project Manager
3 375 (8.60%) Architect
4 274 (6.28%) Developer
5 228 (5.23%) Business Analyst
6 219 (5.02%) Consultant
7 150 (3.44%) Network Engineer
8 142 (3.26%) Design Engineer
9 134 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
10 122 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
11 111 (2.54%) Designer
12 102 (2.34%) Coordinator
13 99 (2.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 94 (2.15%) Field Engineer
15 89 (2.04%) Administrator
16 87 (1.99%) IP Engineer
17 83 (1.90%) Service Manager
18 76 (1.74%) Test Engineer
19 65 (1.49%) Test Manager
20 59 (1.35%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (3.78%) HTML
2 134 (3.07%) .NET
3 127 (2.91%) CSS
4 116 (2.66%) Web Services
5 84 (1.93%) XML
6 65 (1.49%) SOAP
7 64 (1.47%) HTML5
8 60 (1.38%) jQuery
9 50 (1.15%) AngularJS
10 49 (1.12%) CSS3
11 46 (1.05%) Spring
12 45 (1.03%) REST
13 42 (0.96%) JSON
14 39 (0.89%) ASP.NET
15 35 (0.80%) RESTful
16 33 (0.76%) J2EE
17 25 (0.57%) Ajax
18 23 (0.53%) Spring MVC
19 20 (0.46%) PhoneGap
20 19 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 345 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (5.62%) DTV
3 104 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 100 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 93 (2.13%) User Experience
6 64 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 54 (1.24%) IVR
8 43 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 42 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 41 (0.94%) PMI
11 38 (0.87%) Statistics
12 35 (0.80%) NHS
13 32 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 28 (0.64%) Clustering
15 27 (0.62%) GIS
16 23 (0.53%) Handset
16 23 (0.53%) Open Source
17 18 (0.41%) Visualisation
17 18 (0.41%) SecurID
17 18 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 350 (8.02%) Windows
2 254 (5.82%) Linux
3 234 (5.36%) UNIX
4 108 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 70 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 47 (1.08%) Solaris
10 36 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.76%) Android
12 26 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.34%) AIX
13 15 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 14 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.21%) HPUX
17 8 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (12.15%) Project Management
2 422 (9.67%) ITIL
3 416 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 363 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
5 347 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 316 (7.24%) PRINCE2
7 289 (6.63%) Programme Management
8 260 (5.96%) Migration
9 238 (5.46%) Digital Marketing
10 214 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 170 (3.90%) CRM
12 162 (3.71%) Service Management
13 159 (3.65%) Validation
14 139 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 138 (3.16%) Scrum
16 134 (3.07%) Change Management
17 126 (2.89%) Network Design
18 121 (2.77%) E-Commerce
19 109 (2.50%) Line Management
20 105 (2.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 402 (9.22%) SQL
2 229 (5.25%) Java
3 152 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 114 (2.61%) C#
5 97 (2.22%) C
6 94 (2.15%) Python
7 89 (2.04%) Perl
8 80 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 53 (1.22%) C++
10 43 (0.99%) Ruby
11 38 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 38 (0.87%) PHP
12 31 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 30 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 22 (0.50%) VB
15 21 (0.48%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.41%) VBScript
17 15 (0.34%) VBA
18 12 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 412 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 405 (9.28%) Degree
3 276 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 236 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 155 (3.55%) CCNP
6 131 (3.00%) CCNA
7 105 (2.41%) VCP4
8 103 (2.36%) PMI Certification
9 96 (2.20%) DV Cleared
10 77 (1.77%) CCIE
11 74 (1.70%) ISEB
12 67 (1.54%) PMP
13 62 (1.42%) CISSP
14 58 (1.33%) HND
15 54 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 50 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 49 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 46 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
19 42 (0.96%) ISTQB
20 36 (0.83%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.33%) SLA
2 111 (2.54%) QA
3 73 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.14%) COBIT
7 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.14%) GPG13
8 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.069%) HL7
10 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.046%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.023%) Basel II
11 1 (0.023%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.023%) WCAG
11 1 (0.023%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.023%) COREP
11 1 (0.023%) FINREP
System Software
1 159 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 95 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.60%) NFS
4 21 (0.48%) vSphere
5 19 (0.44%) ProxySG
6 16 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.21%) XenApp
10 8 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.16%) Snort
11 7 (0.16%) Xen
11 7 (0.16%) Squid
12 5 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.092%) XenServer
13 4 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.069%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.069%) Firmware
14 3 (0.069%) NDS
Systems Management
1 50 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (1.05%) NSN NetAct
3 39 (0.89%) SCCM
4 32 (0.73%) Puppet
5 23 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.37%) SCOM
8 15 (0.34%) Netcool
9 13 (0.30%) OpenView
10 12 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.25%) Nagios
11 11 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.21%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
12 9 (0.21%) Ansible
13 7 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
13 7 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.16%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 501 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 442 (10.13%) Cisco
3 325 (7.45%) Oracle
4 317 (7.27%) SAP
5 217 (4.97%) Ericsson
6 161 (3.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 153 (3.51%) VMware
8 147 (3.37%) CheckPoint
9 124 (2.84%) Juniper
10 123 (2.82%) Citrix
11 119 (2.73%) HP
12 99 (2.27%) Nokia
13 94 (2.15%) Huawei
14 90 (2.06%) Remedy
15 71 (1.63%) F5
16 70 (1.60%) IBM
17 67 (1.54%) Red Hat
18 60 (1.38%) BT
19 50 (1.15%) Avaya
20 48 (1.10%) Business Objects
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