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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 37 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.79% 23.02% 34.04%
As % of the General category 46.25% 49.15% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £165.00 £127.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +264.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +57.14%
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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
80 59 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.46% 46.83% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 22
Average daily rate £280 £281 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £89.00 £86.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% +146.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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 21 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 21 (27.27%) Ericsson
2 19 (24.68%) Nokia
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) Oracle
4 14 (18.18%) Back Office
5 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (16.88%) MPLS
5 13 (16.88%) UNIX
6 12 (15.58%) MySQL
6 12 (15.58%) Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Firewall
6 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (15.58%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (14.29%) Network Management
7 11 (14.29%) BGP
7 11 (14.29%) NEC
7 11 (14.29%) ETL
7 11 (14.29%) Cisco
8 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (12.99%) Validation
8 10 (12.99%) Greenplum
8 10 (12.99%) LTE
8 10 (12.99%) Huawei
9 9 (11.69%) IPsec
9 9 (11.69%) SNMP
9 9 (11.69%) VPN
9 9 (11.69%) UMTS
9 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.39%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 13 (16.88%) MPLS
3 12 (15.58%) Firewall
3 12 (15.58%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (14.29%) BGP
5 10 (12.99%) LTE
6 9 (11.69%) IPsec
6 9 (11.69%) SNMP
6 9 (11.69%) VPN
6 9 (11.69%) UMTS
7 8 (10.39%) OSPF
7 8 (10.39%) 3G
7 8 (10.39%) HSRP
8 7 (9.09%) 2G
8 7 (9.09%) VoIP
9 6 (7.79%) FWSM
9 6 (7.79%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.49%) 4G
10 5 (6.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (18.18%) Back Office
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Back Office Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Transmission Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) IP Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Database Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Rollout Manager
8 3 (3.90%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.90%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) DBA
9 2 (2.60%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Electrical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.30%) Ajax
3 1 (1.30%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.30%) WinForms
3 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.30%) DHTML
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) PMI
2 2 (2.60%) IVR
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) UNIX
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (14.29%) Network Management
2 11 (14.29%) ETL
3 10 (12.99%) Validation
4 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) Logistics
7 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.90%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (3.90%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.90%) Email Management
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.90%) VBScript
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) C
4 2 (2.60%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.09%) CCIE
3 5 (6.49%) PMP
4 4 (5.19%) HNC
5 3 (3.90%) HND
6 2 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CCSP
6 2 (2.60%) CCNA
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) CCDP
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Netcool
1 2 (2.60%) OPNET
2 1 (1.30%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Ericsson
2 19 (24.68%) Nokia
3 16 (20.78%) Oracle
4 11 (14.29%) NEC
4 11 (14.29%) Cisco
5 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.99%) Greenplum
5 10 (12.99%) Huawei
6 8 (10.39%) Business Objects
7 6 (7.79%) Juniper
7 6 (7.79%) Radware
7 6 (7.79%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.79%) Redback
8 4 (5.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (3.90%) F5
9 3 (3.90%) Cramer
9 3 (3.90%) SAP
10 2 (2.60%) BMC
10 2 (2.60%) Nortel
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix
Guildford, Surrey
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