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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.45% 20.00% 9.88%
As % of the General category 60.00% 42.62% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
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£330 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -32.39%
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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
45 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.09% 46.92% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 39
Average daily rate £330 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 15
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 18 (25.35%) Degree
2 14 (19.72%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (18.31%) Ericsson
4 11 (15.49%) Service Management
4 11 (15.49%) Finance
5 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) SAP
6 9 (12.68%) HNC
6 9 (12.68%) PMI Certification
6 9 (12.68%) Project Management
6 9 (12.68%) Logistics
7 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.27%) GSM
8 7 (9.86%) HND
8 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) LTE
8 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.45%) Supply Chain Management
9 6 (8.45%) Network Planning
9 6 (8.45%) 3G
9 6 (8.45%) PMP
10 5 (7.04%) UMTS
10 5 (7.04%) Perl
10 5 (7.04%) Nokia
10 5 (7.04%) Mapinfo
10 5 (7.04%) NSN NetAct
10 5 (7.04%) Change Control
11 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (11.27%) GSM
3 7 (9.86%) LTE
4 6 (8.45%) 3G
5 5 (7.04%) UMTS
6 3 (4.23%) 2G
6 3 (4.23%) RNC
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) WLAN
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Serena SBM
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
3 3 (4.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Change Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) RAN Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Logistics Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Supply Chain Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Service Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Transmission Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) PMI
1 4 (5.63%) Statistics
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.41%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Service Management
2 9 (12.68%) Project Management
2 9 (12.68%) Logistics
3 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.86%) Change Management
4 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.45%) Supply Chain Management
5 6 (8.45%) Network Planning
6 5 (7.04%) Change Control
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Monte Carlo Method
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Budget Control
8 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.23%) Line Management
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Degree
2 9 (12.68%) PMI Certification
2 9 (12.68%) HNC
3 7 (9.86%) HND
4 6 (8.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) ACCA
5 1 (1.41%) CIMA
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Ericsson
2 10 (14.08%) SAP
3 5 (7.04%) Nokia
3 5 (7.04%) Mapinfo
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Nortel
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.82%) NEC
6 2 (2.82%) Serena
7 1 (1.41%) Altiris
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) TEOCO
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat