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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 5 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 22 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.32% 9.32% 17.80%
As % of the General category 40.00% 19.74% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +9.23%
General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.31% 47.20% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 15
Average daily rate £370 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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
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 31 July 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 32 (35.16%) Ericsson
2 22 (24.18%) Radio Access Network
3 20 (21.98%) Finance
4 17 (18.68%) NEC
5 16 (17.58%) Huawei
6 15 (16.48%) Project Management
7 13 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 13 (14.29%) Logistics
7 13 (14.29%) LTE
8 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.19%) MS Office
8 12 (13.19%) PMI Certification
8 12 (13.19%) Nokia
9 11 (12.09%) Validation
9 11 (12.09%) 3G
10 10 (10.99%) Oracle
10 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.99%) SNMP
10 10 (10.99%) Network Management
10 10 (10.99%) Project Planning
11 9 (9.89%) UMTS
11 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
11 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (9.89%) SQL
12 8 (8.79%) MPLS
12 8 (8.79%) Cisco
12 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.79%) Firewall
12 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Office
2 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (14.29%) LTE
2 13 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 11 (12.09%) 3G
4 10 (10.99%) SNMP
5 9 (9.89%) UMTS
6 8 (8.79%) MPLS
6 8 (8.79%) Firewall
7 7 (7.69%) BGP
7 7 (7.69%) VPN
8 6 (6.59%) OSPF
8 6 (6.59%) IPsec
8 6 (6.59%) ATM
8 6 (6.59%) SDH
8 6 (6.59%) HSRP
8 6 (6.59%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.59%) FWSM
9 5 (5.49%) VRRP
9 5 (5.49%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.20%) MS Access
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Electronics
2 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Developer
2 12 (13.19%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (13.19%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Design Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Transmission Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.49%) OSS Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Data Integrity Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) HTML
1 6 (6.59%) CSS
2 5 (5.49%) jQuery
2 5 (5.49%) XML
3 4 (4.40%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) Web Services
4 3 (3.30%) WCF
4 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) WF
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.10%) JMS
5 1 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.10%) DAO
5 1 (1.10%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) PMI
2 2 (2.20%) DTV
2 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) UNIX
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Project Management
2 13 (14.29%) Logistics
3 11 (12.09%) Validation
4 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Project Planning
4 10 (10.99%) Network Management
5 8 (8.79%) Change Control
5 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management
5 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.59%) SOA
7 6 (6.59%) ETL
8 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.49%) Network Planning
8 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.49%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.40%) C#
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.20%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.59%) CCIE
3 6 (6.59%) PMP
4 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CCSA
6 1 (1.10%) CCSE
6 1 (1.10%) HNC
6 1 (1.10%) HND
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Netcool
2 2 (2.20%) OPNET
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Ericsson
2 17 (18.68%) NEC
3 16 (17.58%) Huawei
4 12 (13.19%) Nokia
4 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.99%) Oracle
6 8 (8.79%) Greenplum
6 8 (8.79%) Cisco
7 6 (6.59%) Redback
7 6 (6.59%) Radware
7 6 (6.59%) Juniper
8 5 (5.49%) BT
8 5 (5.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (4.40%) Remedy
9 4 (4.40%) Nortel
10 3 (3.30%) Citrix
10 3 (3.30%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.30%) Primavera
11 2 (2.20%) BMC
11 2 (2.20%) Cramer
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