The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.55% 21.43% 25.26%
As % of the General category 42.62% 46.67% 56.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
Median daily rate £280 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £344 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £393 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.67% +23.07%

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

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 45 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.86% 45.92% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 41
Median daily rate £425 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £99.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Network Design
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) MS Office
5 5 (15.63%) 3G
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
5 5 (15.63%) 2G
5 5 (15.63%) LTE
5 5 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 4 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 4 (12.50%) GPON
6 4 (12.50%) 4G
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Network Planning
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 4 (12.50%) PMP
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.38%) GPRS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) 2G
1 5 (15.63%) 3G
1 5 (15.63%) LTE
1 5 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (12.50%) 4G
2 4 (12.50%) GPON
3 3 (9.38%) GPRS
3 3 (9.38%) GSM
3 3 (9.38%) UMTS
3 3 (9.38%) WCDMA
4 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.13%) ATM
5 1 (3.13%) HSPA
5 1 (3.13%) PBX
5 1 (3.13%) RANAP
5 1 (3.13%) RTP
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) GCC
1 1 (3.13%) GDB
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Trac
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Process Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Quantity Surveyor
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Optimisation Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Network Design
1 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Network Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C++
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) PMP
4 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 3 (9.38%) Cramer
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Greenplum
4 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia Networks