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 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 40 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.32% 3.10% 3.07%
As % of the General category 9.29% 8.65% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 3
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£525 £475 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +123.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £117 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £598 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £45.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.03% +54.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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
183 266 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.74% 35.80% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 147 58
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £159 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 38
Average hourly rate £36.80 £38.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £45.35 £44.80
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 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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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 -4 7 £525 +2.43% 8
Basildon -11 4 £600 +20.00% 2
Chelmsford -4 2 £233 +55.00%
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Banking
3 12 (31.58%) Software Delivery
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.95%) Project Management
5 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (21.05%) PMP
7 6 (15.79%) VoIP
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
9 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Information Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) OpenScape
9 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
10 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
10 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
10 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
10 3 (7.89%) Windows
10 3 (7.89%) Solaris
10 3 (7.89%) UML
10 3 (7.89%) Java
10 3 (7.89%) .NET
10 3 (7.89%) Oracle
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco
10 3 (7.89%) CCNP
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (7.89%) NHS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) OpenScape
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.63%) RNC
4 1 (2.63%) SDH
4 1 (2.63%) UMTS
4 1 (2.63%) ATM
4 1 (2.63%) GSM
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 28 (73.68%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Information Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Planner
6 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) Ajax
3 1 (2.63%) XHTML
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) JSP
3 1 (2.63%) XSD
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.63%) Informatics
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Delivery
2 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Information Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.89%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) ERP
8 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) People Management
8 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PMP
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Software AG
2 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.26%) Avaya
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.63%) Mitel
3 1 (2.63%) Altiris
3 1 (2.63%) FatWire
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) webMethods
3 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
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