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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 45 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.13% 27.98% 23.90%
As % of the General category 48.39% 61.00% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £261 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £396 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +371.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.59%
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Surrey

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
93 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.66% 45.87% 52.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 36
Average daily rate £338 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £99.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +183.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 29 (30.85%) Radio Access Network
2 27 (28.72%) Ericsson
3 21 (22.34%) 3G
4 19 (20.21%) HNC
5 17 (18.09%) HND
5 17 (18.09%) LTE
6 15 (15.96%) 2G
6 15 (15.96%) Network Planning
7 14 (14.89%) SQL
7 14 (14.89%) Nokia
8 13 (13.83%) SAP
8 13 (13.83%) Degree
8 13 (13.83%) Back Office
9 12 (12.77%) Finance
9 12 (12.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (11.70%) Logistics
10 11 (11.70%) Perl
10 11 (11.70%) Oracle
10 11 (11.70%) GSM
11 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
12 9 (9.57%) Change Management
12 9 (9.57%) Project Management
12 9 (9.57%) Nortel
12 9 (9.57%) ITIL
12 9 (9.57%) Service Management
12 9 (9.57%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (9.57%) NSN NetAct
13 8 (8.51%) PMI Certification
14 7 (7.45%) RNC

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.85%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (22.34%) 3G
3 17 (18.09%) LTE
4 15 (15.96%) 2G
5 11 (11.70%) GSM
6 7 (7.45%) RNC
7 6 (6.38%) HSRP
7 6 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 6 (6.38%) MPLS
7 6 (6.38%) OSPF
7 6 (6.38%) BGP
7 6 (6.38%) Firewall
7 6 (6.38%) Wireless
8 5 (5.32%) 4G
9 4 (4.26%) UMTS
10 3 (3.19%) ATM
11 2 (2.13%) DNS
12 1 (1.06%) Intranet
12 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (13.83%) Back Office
2 12 (12.77%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Electronics
4 5 (5.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Analyst
1 14 (14.89%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.57%) Back Office Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Configuration Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Design Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Change Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Logistics Manager
5 6 (6.38%) IP Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Transmission Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Report Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) PMI
2 6 (6.38%) Statistics
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.06%) Handset
5 1 (1.06%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Network Planning
2 11 (11.70%) Logistics
2 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.57%) Change Management
4 9 (9.57%) ITIL
4 9 (9.57%) Project Management
4 9 (9.57%) Service Management
5 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.38%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) ETL
9 3 (3.19%) Business Development
9 3 (3.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) Perl
3 2 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) HNC
2 17 (18.09%) HND
3 13 (13.83%) Degree
4 8 (8.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Ericsson
2 14 (14.89%) Nokia
3 13 (13.83%) SAP
4 12 (12.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle
6 9 (9.57%) Nortel
7 7 (7.45%) Cisco
8 6 (6.38%) F5
9 5 (5.32%) NEC
10 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.19%) Mapinfo
12 2 (2.13%) Cramer
12 2 (2.13%) Huawei
13 1 (1.06%) Greenplum
13 1 (1.06%) TEOCO
13 1 (1.06%) Altiris
13 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
13 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (1.06%) HP
13 1 (1.06%) Dell