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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 25 2
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 42 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.19% 1.56% 19.39%
As % of the General category 56.00% 4.44% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
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£340 - £384
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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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
75 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 50.34% 35.16% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 11
Average daily rate £340 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £483 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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
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 September 2014, 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 31 (32.98%) Ericsson
2 20 (21.28%) Ethernet
2 20 (21.28%) Radio Access Network
3 19 (20.21%) Huawei
3 19 (20.21%) Nokia
4 18 (19.15%) LTE
5 16 (17.02%) Network Management
5 16 (17.02%) NEC
5 16 (17.02%) SQL
6 15 (15.96%) Oracle
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.89%) UMTS
7 14 (14.89%) MPLS
7 14 (14.89%) Project Management
8 13 (13.83%) Finance
8 13 (13.83%) VPN
8 13 (13.83%) Logistics
9 12 (12.77%) SNMP
9 12 (12.77%) MS Office
9 12 (12.77%) Validation
9 12 (12.77%) IPsec
9 12 (12.77%) Firewall
10 11 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (11.70%) BGP
10 11 (11.70%) UNIX
10 11 (11.70%) CCIE
10 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (11.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (11.70%) Load Balancing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Office
2 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.28%) Ethernet
1 20 (21.28%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (19.15%) LTE
3 14 (14.89%) UMTS
3 14 (14.89%) MPLS
4 13 (13.83%) VPN
5 12 (12.77%) SNMP
5 12 (12.77%) Firewall
5 12 (12.77%) IPsec
6 11 (11.70%) BGP
7 10 (10.64%) 3G
8 9 (9.57%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (9.57%) FWSM
9 8 (8.51%) HSRP
9 8 (8.51%) VRRP
9 8 (8.51%) OSPF
9 8 (8.51%) RSVP
9 8 (8.51%) VoIP
10 7 (7.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.13%) MS Access
8 2 (2.13%) Big Data
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.06%) DTS
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.13%) Marketing
2 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) Design Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Architect
3 11 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Transmission Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) IP Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Database Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.32%) OSS Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.38%) CSS
2 6 (6.38%) jQuery
3 4 (4.26%) XML
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
5 2 (2.13%) WCF
6 1 (1.06%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.06%) DHTML
6 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.06%) JMS
6 1 (1.06%) WinForms
6 1 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.06%) Ajax
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) PMI
2 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) DTV
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) UNIX
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Network Management
2 14 (14.89%) Project Management
3 13 (13.83%) Logistics
4 12 (12.77%) Validation
5 11 (11.70%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (9.57%) Network Architecture
6 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.57%) ETL
7 6 (6.38%) SOA
7 6 (6.38%) Network Planning
7 6 (6.38%) Supplier Management
7 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.32%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.26%) C#
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
4 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) CCIE
1 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.64%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.38%) PMP
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CCSP
5 1 (1.06%) CCDP
5 1 (1.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Netcool
1 3 (3.19%) OPNET
2 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Ericsson
2 19 (20.21%) Nokia
2 19 (20.21%) Huawei
3 16 (17.02%) NEC
4 15 (15.96%) Oracle
5 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.64%) Cisco
6 10 (10.64%) Juniper
6 10 (10.64%) Radware
6 10 (10.64%) Redback
6 10 (10.64%) Greenplum
7 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.45%) Business Objects
8 6 (6.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (4.26%) Citrix
10 3 (3.19%) BMC
10 3 (3.19%) Nortel
10 3 (3.19%) Remedy
10 3 (3.19%) NetCracker
10 3 (3.19%) Cramer