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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 19 1
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.76% 2.78% 22.45%
As % of the General category 54.43% 11.11% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
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£325 £311 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £270 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £352 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.59 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.01% +0.28%
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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
79 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.65% 25.00% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 12
Average daily rate £318 £361 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -31.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 22 (31.88%) Ethernet
2 20 (28.99%) Nokia
3 19 (27.54%) Ericsson
4 17 (24.64%) Network Management
5 16 (23.19%) Oracle
6 15 (21.74%) SQL
6 15 (21.74%) MPLS
6 15 (21.74%) Huawei
7 14 (20.29%) Validation
7 14 (20.29%) UMTS
8 13 (18.84%) SNMP
8 13 (18.84%) VPN
8 13 (18.84%) IPsec
8 13 (18.84%) Firewall
8 13 (18.84%) LTE
9 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
9 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (17.39%) BGP
9 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (17.39%) MS Office
9 12 (17.39%) UNIX
10 11 (15.94%) Linux
10 11 (15.94%) MySQL
10 11 (15.94%) Cisco
10 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.94%) CCIE
10 11 (15.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (15.94%) Greenplum
11 10 (14.49%) Redback
11 10 (14.49%) Radware

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) Ethernet
2 15 (21.74%) MPLS
3 14 (20.29%) UMTS
4 13 (18.84%) SNMP
4 13 (18.84%) VPN
4 13 (18.84%) Firewall
4 13 (18.84%) IPsec
4 13 (18.84%) LTE
5 12 (17.39%) BGP
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (13.04%) VoIP
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.04%) FWSM
6 9 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (11.59%) HSRP
7 8 (11.59%) VRRP
7 8 (11.59%) RSVP
7 8 (11.59%) OSPF
8 7 (10.14%) 3G
8 7 (10.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) DTS
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (10.14%) Back Office
2 1 (1.45%) Electronics
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Transmission Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) IP Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Back Office Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Database Developer
7 5 (7.25%) OSS Architect
7 5 (7.25%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.90%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) jQuery
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.45%) DHTML
5 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
5 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.45%) Ajax
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) PMI
2 1 (1.45%) DTV
2 1 (1.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Network Management
2 14 (20.29%) Validation
3 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.94%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (14.49%) ETL
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) Network Architecture
7 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.35%) Business Transformation
11 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (4.35%) Logistics
11 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Email Management
12 2 (2.90%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) CCIE
3 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.70%) PMP
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) CCSP
5 2 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.45%) HNC
6 1 (1.45%) HND
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Netcool
1 3 (4.35%) OPNET
2 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Nokia
2 19 (27.54%) Ericsson
3 16 (23.19%) Oracle
4 15 (21.74%) Huawei
5 11 (15.94%) Greenplum
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.49%) Juniper
6 10 (14.49%) Radware
6 10 (14.49%) Redback
7 8 (11.59%) Business Objects
8 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (10.14%) NEC
9 6 (8.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (5.80%) Cramer
11 3 (4.35%) NetCracker
11 3 (4.35%) Remedy
11 3 (4.35%) BMC
11 3 (4.35%) Citrix
12 2 (2.90%) Nortel