The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 61 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.85% 23.90% 10.34%
As % of the General category 60.40% 45.37% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Average daily rate £350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £165.00 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+371.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
101 108 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 46.12% 52.68% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 27
Average daily rate £355 £323 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £99.25 £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £52.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
Surrey

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 40 (42.11%) Ericsson
2 24 (25.26%) Radio Access Network
3 21 (22.11%) NEC
3 21 (22.11%) Finance
4 19 (20.00%) Degree
5 18 (18.95%) Logistics
6 17 (17.89%) Project Management
7 16 (16.84%) Project Planning
8 15 (15.79%) 3G
8 15 (15.79%) Ethernet
9 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
9 14 (14.74%) PMI Certification
10 12 (12.63%) Huawei
10 12 (12.63%) LTE
11 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
11 11 (11.58%) Change Management
11 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.58%) ITIL
12 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.47%) Risk Management
12 9 (9.47%) 2G
12 9 (9.47%) Migration
12 9 (9.47%) QA
13 8 (8.42%) Supplier Management
13 8 (8.42%) Critical Path Analysis
13 8 (8.42%) Network Design
13 8 (8.42%) Change Control
13 8 (8.42%) MS Office
14 7 (7.37%) HND
14 7 (7.37%) ITIL Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (15.79%) 3G
2 15 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 12 (12.63%) LTE
4 9 (9.47%) 2G
5 6 (6.32%) MPLS
6 5 (5.26%) SNMP
6 5 (5.26%) VPN
6 5 (5.26%) ATM
6 5 (5.26%) SDH
6 5 (5.26%) OSPF
6 5 (5.26%) DWDM
6 5 (5.26%) BGP
6 5 (5.26%) 4G
6 5 (5.26%) HSRP
7 4 (4.21%) RSVP
7 4 (4.21%) VRRP
7 4 (4.21%) Firewall
7 4 (4.21%) GSM
7 4 (4.21%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.21%) MS Access
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (12.63%) Project Manager
2 8 (8.42%) Analyst
3 7 (7.37%) Technical Leader
4 6 (6.32%) Architect
4 6 (6.32%) Design Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) Quality Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.26%) Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Data Integrity Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.16%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (2.11%) IP Engineer
8 2 (2.11%) Incident Manager
8 2 (2.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) CSS
1 3 (3.16%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) jQuery
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) JMS
3 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.05%) J2EE
3 1 (1.05%) VXML
3 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
3 1 (1.05%) WF
3 1 (1.05%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.05%) DAO
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) PMI
2 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) IVR
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) UNIX
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Logistics
2 17 (17.89%) Project Management
3 16 (16.84%) Project Planning
4 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.58%) Change Management
4 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.58%) ITIL
5 9 (9.47%) Risk Management
5 9 (9.47%) Migration
6 8 (8.42%) Supplier Management
6 8 (8.42%) Critical Path Analysis
6 8 (8.42%) Network Design
6 8 (8.42%) Change Control
7 6 (6.32%) Business Development
7 6 (6.32%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 5 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.26%) Validation
8 5 (5.26%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.11%) VB
2 2 (2.11%) Java
2 2 (2.11%) C#
2 2 (2.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.74%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.37%) HND
3 7 (7.37%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.37%) PMP
4 4 (4.21%) ISEB
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.11%) CCIE
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) HNC
7 1 (1.05%) CCSA
7 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Ericsson
2 21 (22.11%) NEC
3 12 (12.63%) Huawei
4 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) Nokia
6 4 (4.21%) BT
6 4 (4.21%) NetCracker
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco
7 3 (3.16%) Nortel
7 3 (3.16%) Greenplum
8 2 (2.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.11%) Redback
8 2 (2.11%) Remedy
8 2 (2.11%) Juniper
8 2 (2.11%) Primavera
8 2 (2.11%) Radware
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix
9 1 (1.05%) Avaya
9 1 (1.05%) VMware
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