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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 3 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 23.44% 3.68%
As % of the General category 48.00% 51.72% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -42.25%
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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
50 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 41.67% 45.31% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 36
Average daily rate £323 £366 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £283 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £489 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 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 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) Ericsson
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Finance
4 9 (15.00%) Service Management
4 9 (15.00%) SAP
4 9 (15.00%) Logistics
4 9 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.00%) PMP
7 6 (10.00%) Mapinfo
7 6 (10.00%) GSM
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Windows
8 5 (8.33%) MS Office
8 5 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (8.33%) UMTS
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.33%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Change Control
9 4 (6.67%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Line Management
9 4 (6.67%) Management Information System

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (10.00%) GSM
3 5 (8.33%) UMTS
4 3 (5.00%) LTE
4 3 (5.00%) 3G
4 3 (5.00%) MPLS
4 3 (5.00%) 2G
5 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.33%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) WLAN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.33%) FTP
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) SDH
5 2 (3.33%) ATM
6 1 (1.67%) GPRS
6 1 (1.67%) 4G
6 1 (1.67%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) DTS
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.33%) Serena SBM
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
2 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Administrator
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Logistics Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 4 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.00%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) WinForms
2 2 (3.33%) Ajax
2 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (3.33%) DHTML
2 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) HPUX
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Service Management
2 9 (15.00%) Logistics
3 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (6.67%) Line Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
3 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) MapBasic
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.00%) PMP
4 4 (6.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ACCA
5 1 (1.67%) CIMA
5 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Ericsson
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Mapinfo
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) NEC
6 3 (5.00%) Nokia
6 3 (5.00%) Huawei
7 2 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.33%) Serena
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) BT
7 2 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Nortel
8 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.67%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Siemens
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco