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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.73% 25.77% 18.14%
As % of the General category 45.24% 58.14% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Median daily rate £255 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £339 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £395 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -33.83%
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
42 43 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.56% 44.33% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 49
Median daily rate £430 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £303 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £545 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £89.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Network Design
4 6 (22.22%) 2G
4 6 (22.22%) Ericsson
4 6 (22.22%) 3G
4 6 (22.22%) LTE
5 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) WCDMA
5 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Front Office
6 4 (14.81%) Back Office
6 4 (14.81%) Network Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.81%) GPON
7 3 (11.11%) Huawei
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) 4G
7 3 (11.11%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Cramer
7 3 (11.11%) GPRS
7 3 (11.11%) GSM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (22.22%) 2G
2 6 (22.22%) 3G
2 6 (22.22%) LTE
3 5 (18.52%) WCDMA
4 4 (14.81%) GPON
5 3 (11.11%) 4G
5 3 (11.11%) GPRS
5 3 (11.11%) GSM
5 3 (11.11%) UMTS
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) ATM
7 1 (3.70%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (3.70%) HSPA
7 1 (3.70%) PBX
7 1 (3.70%) RTP
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GCC
1 1 (3.70%) GDB
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Trac
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Problem Manager
1 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
1 4 (14.81%) Quantity Surveyor
2 3 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Network Optimisation Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Statistics
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Network Planning
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 3 (11.11%) Cramer
2 3 (11.11%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) Mapinfo
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Nokia
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Greenplum
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia Networks