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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.27% 27.75% 18.57%
As % of the General category 39.62% 59.55% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 5
Average daily rate £375 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Telecoms
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
53 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 48.62% 46.60% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 32
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016, 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 16 (35.56%) LTE
2 15 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 14 (31.11%) 3G
3 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 13 (28.89%) Huawei
5 12 (26.67%) 2G
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
7 10 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (22.22%) Nokia
7 10 (22.22%) GSM
8 9 (20.00%) UMTS
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) BT
8 9 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (15.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (15.56%) Trac
9 7 (15.56%) Diameter Protocol
9 7 (15.56%) RANAP
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.56%) Subversion
9 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (15.56%) Back Office
9 7 (15.56%) MPLS
9 7 (15.56%) RTP
9 7 (15.56%) SLA
9 7 (15.56%) OO
9 7 (15.56%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) C++
9 7 (15.56%) STL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) LTE
2 14 (31.11%) 3G
3 12 (26.67%) 2G
4 10 (22.22%) GSM
4 10 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (20.00%) UMTS
6 7 (15.56%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (15.56%) MPLS
6 7 (15.56%) RANAP
6 7 (15.56%) RTP
6 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.33%) 4G
7 6 (13.33%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) ATM
8 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.11%) GPRS
8 5 (11.11%) RNC
9 4 (8.89%) SDH
9 4 (8.89%) VoLTE
10 3 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) DTS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Subversion
1 7 (15.56%) Trac
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Transmission Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) OSS Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Databuild Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IP Design Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) BSS Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) LTE Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (4.44%) UMTS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (15.56%) STL
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.44%) Ajax
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) DHTML
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (4.44%) WinForms
5 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.22%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) HPUX
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) OO
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Line Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.89%) Network Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Planning
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.67%) Budget Control
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C++
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.33%) PMP
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) HNC
4 3 (6.67%) HND
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 13 (28.89%) Huawei
3 10 (22.22%) Nokia
4 9 (20.00%) BT
4 9 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (13.33%) NEC
5 6 (13.33%) Siemens
6 5 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (11.11%) NetCracker
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) Mapinfo
7 4 (8.89%) SAP
7 4 (8.89%) ZTE
8 3 (6.67%) VMware
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix
9 2 (4.44%) F5
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.44%) Nortel
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.22%) Talend
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