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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 58 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1719 2176 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.47% 4.35% 4.04%
As % of the General category 9.53% 11.12% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1197 1001
Median daily rate £400 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 54
Median hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.20 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -34.04%
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
18043 19565 18871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.42% 39.08% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12285 12883 12104
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 485 539
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.73 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 700 £400 +6.66% 160
London -22 541 £425 +6.25% 476
South West 0 155 £375 -6.25% 84
North West -14 87 £375 +15.38% 48
East of England -9 68 £313 -21.87% 46
West Midlands -16 65 £363 +20.83% 21
Yorkshire -10 63 £400 +12.67% 18
East Midlands -8 24 £401 +31.31% 7
North East -59 9 £318 -2.30% 3
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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.

1 907 (24.79%) Finance
2 525 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (14.18%) Project Management
4 502 (13.72%) Programme Management
5 495 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
6 494 (13.50%) Marketing
7 479 (13.09%) SAP
8 447 (12.22%) Manufacturing
9 424 (11.59%) Electronics
10 417 (11.40%) Digital Marketing
11 408 (11.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 367 (10.03%) ITIL
13 334 (9.13%) Cisco
14 329 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 322 (8.80%) Microsoft
16 298 (8.14%) PRINCE2
17 296 (8.09%) Security Cleared
18 280 (7.65%) Linux
19 277 (7.57%) Degree
20 274 (7.49%) MS Excel
21 272 (7.43%) Java
22 269 (7.35%) SQL
23 255 (6.97%) Oracle
24 249 (6.81%) Migration
25 241 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
26 231 (6.31%) Windows
27 203 (5.55%) MS Office
28 196 (5.36%) SLA
29 192 (5.25%) Scrum
30 189 (5.17%) LAN

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 83 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.94%) CMS
3 49 (1.34%) Apache
4 38 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 30 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 29 (0.79%) Confluence
7 27 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 25 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.55%) IIS
9 20 (0.55%) JBoss
10 17 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.44%) Mule
12 15 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 15 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 14 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (0.38%) SAS
13 14 (0.38%) Smallworld
14 13 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 274 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 203 (5.55%) MS Office
3 82 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 81 (2.21%) MS Project
5 79 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.49%) AutoCAD
6 18 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.22%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
12 3 (0.082%) InDesign
12 3 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.055%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.027%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.027%) Revit
Business Applications
1 408 (11.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
4 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
7 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
9 5 (0.14%) Faxination
9 5 (0.14%) HFM
9 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.11%) SAP CS
10 4 (0.11%) SAP FS
10 4 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (1.67%) Office 365
3 49 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (1.26%) SaaS
5 26 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.46%) IaaS
7 11 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.27%) CloudFront
8 10 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.27%) PaaS
9 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.16%) Force.com
12 5 (0.14%) GitHub
12 5 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.082%) AdWords
14 3 (0.082%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.055%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 189 (5.17%) LAN
2 186 (5.08%) 3G
2 186 (5.08%) Firewall
3 185 (5.06%) WAN
4 156 (4.26%) LTE
5 147 (4.02%) 4G
6 136 (3.72%) MPLS
7 135 (3.69%) Internet
8 125 (3.42%) Wireless
9 112 (3.06%) VPN
10 111 (3.03%) VoIP
11 106 (2.90%) Network Security
12 101 (2.76%) TCP/IP
13 99 (2.71%) Radio Access Network
14 93 (2.54%) 2G
15 79 (2.16%) DNS
16 77 (2.10%) BGP
17 68 (1.86%) UMTS
18 67 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
19 66 (1.80%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 82 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 66 (1.80%) MySQL
4 64 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (1.42%) Big Data
6 42 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 31 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 24 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 24 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 24 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 22 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (0.60%) DB2
11 21 (0.57%) GIS
12 17 (0.46%) MS Access
12 17 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 107 (2.92%) JIRA
2 64 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 51 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 51 (1.39%) Subversion
4 38 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 37 (1.01%) Selenium
6 31 (0.85%) Maven
7 29 (0.79%) JUnit
8 25 (0.68%) ClearCase
9 21 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 20 (0.55%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.46%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (0.38%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.36%) Vagrant
15 12 (0.33%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.33%) JMeter
16 11 (0.30%) Trac
17 10 (0.27%) gulp
18 9 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 907 (24.79%) Finance
2 494 (13.50%) Marketing
3 447 (12.22%) Manufacturing
4 424 (11.59%) Electronics
5 143 (3.91%) Retail
6 141 (3.85%) Banking
7 117 (3.20%) Billing
8 90 (2.46%) Legal
9 52 (1.42%) Back Office
10 25 (0.68%) Advertising
11 22 (0.60%) French Language
12 21 (0.57%) Law
13 19 (0.52%) Games
14 16 (0.44%) Local Government
14 16 (0.44%) Publishing
15 13 (0.36%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.36%) German Language
16 11 (0.30%) Front Office
17 10 (0.27%) Automotive
17 10 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 518 (14.16%) Analyst
2 373 (10.19%) Developer
3 331 (9.05%) Architect
4 328 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 224 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 191 (5.22%) Telecoms Manager
7 185 (5.06%) Consultant
8 182 (4.97%) Network Engineer
9 153 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
10 144 (3.94%) Designer
11 92 (2.51%) Telecoms Analyst
12 85 (2.32%) Solutions Designer
13 84 (2.30%) Java Developer
13 84 (2.30%) Support Engineer
14 80 (2.19%) Telecoms Engineer
15 79 (2.16%) Senior Manager
16 74 (2.02%) IT Manager
17 68 (1.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
18 66 (1.80%) Coordinator
18 66 (1.80%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (4.07%) HTML
2 128 (3.50%) CSS
3 109 (2.98%) XML
4 105 (2.87%) Web Services
5 88 (2.41%) .NET
6 84 (2.30%) SOAP
7 66 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 62 (1.69%) Spring
9 60 (1.64%) J2EE
10 52 (1.42%) REST
11 49 (1.34%) jQuery
12 47 (1.28%) RESTful
13 43 (1.18%) HTML5
14 39 (1.07%) Middleware
15 38 (1.04%) JMS
16 37 (1.01%) ASP.NET
17 33 (0.90%) Ajax
18 32 (0.87%) CSS3
18 32 (0.87%) XSD
19 31 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 95 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 93 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 61 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 61 (1.67%) User Experience
6 60 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 56 (1.53%) Smart Meter
8 37 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 37 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 35 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 35 (0.96%) PMI
10 34 (0.93%) DTV
10 34 (0.93%) IVR
10 34 (0.93%) STB
11 28 (0.77%) Handset
12 27 (0.74%) IPTV
13 23 (0.63%) Statistics
13 23 (0.63%) VHDL
14 21 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 280 (7.65%) Linux
2 231 (6.31%) Windows
3 178 (4.86%) Unix
4 75 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 54 (1.48%) Solaris
6 36 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (0.93%) Android
8 33 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 27 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.38%) AIX
13 12 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.30%) CentOS
14 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.22%) Debian
15 8 (0.22%) SUSE
16 7 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (14.18%) Project Management
3 502 (13.72%) Programme Management
4 495 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
5 417 (11.40%) Digital Marketing
6 367 (10.03%) ITIL
7 329 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 298 (8.14%) PRINCE2
9 249 (6.81%) Migration
10 192 (5.25%) Scrum
11 156 (4.26%) Service Management
12 143 (3.91%) Service Delivery
13 141 (3.85%) Change Management
14 134 (3.66%) CRM
15 126 (3.44%) E-Commerce
16 115 (3.14%) Business Analysis
17 109 (2.98%) Waterfall
18 98 (2.68%) Analytics
19 92 (2.51%) Software Engineering
19 92 (2.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 272 (7.43%) Java
2 269 (7.35%) SQL
3 147 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 145 (3.96%) C
5 100 (2.73%) Python
6 92 (2.51%) C++
7 69 (1.89%) C#
8 64 (1.75%) Perl
9 59 (1.61%) PHP
10 50 (1.37%) Ruby
11 45 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 44 (1.20%) Embedded C
13 28 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 25 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 24 (0.66%) PowerShell
16 23 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.49%) R
18 15 (0.41%) VB
18 15 (0.41%) VBA
19 13 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 296 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 277 (7.57%) Degree
3 184 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 153 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 126 (3.44%) CCNP
6 87 (2.38%) CCNA
7 74 (2.02%) PMI Certification
8 71 (1.94%) ISEB
9 54 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 46 (1.26%) PMP
11 45 (1.23%) CISSP
12 34 (0.93%) CCIE
13 33 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 33 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 30 (0.82%) DV Cleared
14 30 (0.82%) HND
15 26 (0.71%) HNC
15 26 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (0.66%) CISM
17 16 (0.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (5.36%) SLA
2 83 (2.27%) QA
3 35 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 26 (0.71%) NEBOSH
6 22 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.33%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.082%) HL7
12 3 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.082%) RMADS
13 2 (0.055%) COBIT
13 2 (0.055%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.055%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.027%) P3O
System Software
1 116 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (0.74%) Docker
5 19 (0.52%) XenApp
6 14 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.36%) vSphere
7 13 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.33%) Firmware
8 12 (0.33%) NFS
8 12 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.16%) UAG
12 6 (0.16%) vCloud
12 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.74%) Puppet
3 23 (0.63%) SCCM
4 17 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 16 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
6 15 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 11 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
9 10 (0.27%) Ansible
9 10 (0.27%) Netcool
9 10 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.25%) Amdocs OSS
10 9 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.22%) Nagios
12 7 (0.19%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
13 6 (0.16%) OpenView
13 6 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 479 (13.09%) SAP
2 334 (9.13%) Cisco
3 322 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 255 (6.97%) Oracle
5 131 (3.58%) Huawei
6 103 (2.81%) HP
7 99 (2.71%) Ericsson
8 94 (2.57%) VMware
9 84 (2.30%) Juniper
10 80 (2.19%) Remedy
11 73 (2.00%) Nokia
12 67 (1.83%) BT
13 65 (1.78%) Citrix
14 62 (1.69%) Avaya
15 53 (1.45%) IBM
16 51 (1.39%) CheckPoint
17 50 (1.37%) Siemens
18 49 (1.34%) Nokia Networks
19 48 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
19 48 (1.31%) Virgin Media
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