The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 52 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.93% 3.23% 2.52%
As % of the General category 2.25% 8.99% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 15
Average daily rate £355 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £230 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £623 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -67.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -19.73%
Telecoms
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
178 189 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.40% 35.93% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 118 147
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £183 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £48.60 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Essex region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Essex region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood +1 1 £400 -23.80%
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) BMC
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) Automotive
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Life Science
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Java

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SQL BI Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SSRS Developer
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Control Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) BMC
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Software AG
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO