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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 22 2
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 30 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.62% 3.73% 19.19%
As % of the General category 51.72% 8.62% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£338 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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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
58 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.67% 43.28% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 10
Average daily rate £366 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £158 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 31 (36.90%) Ericsson
2 18 (21.43%) NEC
2 18 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (19.05%) Huawei
3 16 (19.05%) Finance
3 16 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 15 (17.86%) Nokia
4 15 (17.86%) LTE
5 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
6 12 (14.29%) Network Management
6 12 (14.29%) Logistics
7 11 (13.10%) Oracle
7 11 (13.10%) MS Office
7 11 (13.10%) UMTS
7 11 (13.10%) Project Management
8 10 (11.90%) Validation
8 10 (11.90%) MPLS
8 10 (11.90%) VPN
9 9 (10.71%) CCIE
9 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
9 9 (10.71%) SNMP
9 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.71%) IPsec
9 9 (10.71%) Firewall
10 8 (9.52%) 3G
10 8 (9.52%) BGP
10 8 (9.52%) Radware
10 8 (9.52%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
2 16 (19.05%) Ethernet
3 15 (17.86%) LTE
4 11 (13.10%) UMTS
5 10 (11.90%) VPN
5 10 (11.90%) MPLS
6 9 (10.71%) Firewall
6 9 (10.71%) IPsec
6 9 (10.71%) SNMP
7 8 (9.52%) BGP
7 8 (9.52%) 3G
8 7 (8.33%) OSPF
8 7 (8.33%) RSVP
8 7 (8.33%) VRRP
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (8.33%) VoIP
8 7 (8.33%) HSRP
8 7 (8.33%) FWSM
9 6 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.33%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) MS Access
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) DTS
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.38%) Electronics
2 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Design Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.76%) OSS Architect
7 4 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) HTML
2 6 (7.14%) jQuery
2 6 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
3 4 (4.76%) XML
3 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.19%) DHTML
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.19%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.19%) JMS
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.19%) DAO
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) PMI
2 2 (2.38%) DTV
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) UNIX
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) Logistics
1 12 (14.29%) Network Management
2 11 (13.10%) Project Management
3 10 (11.90%) Validation
4 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (8.33%) ETL
6 7 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.95%) SOA
7 5 (5.95%) Network Planning
7 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) C#
4 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) CCIE
1 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.76%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Netcool
1 2 (2.38%) OPNET
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Ericsson
2 18 (21.43%) NEC
3 16 (19.05%) Huawei
4 15 (17.86%) Nokia
5 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.10%) Oracle
7 8 (9.52%) Cisco
7 8 (9.52%) Juniper
7 8 (9.52%) Radware
7 8 (9.52%) Redback
8 7 (8.33%) Greenplum
9 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.57%) Citrix
10 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (2.38%) NetCracker
11 2 (2.38%) Cramer
11 2 (2.38%) BT
11 2 (2.38%) Remedy
11 2 (2.38%) BMC