The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 9 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.87% 3.90% 5.71%
As % of the General category 28.00% 8.82% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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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 High Wycombe region.

General Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 28.09% 44.16% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 1
Average daily rate £363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the High Wycombe region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the High Wycombe region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) PSTN
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) CMMI

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ISDN
1 2 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Management
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) CMMI
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) GSEC
2 2 (16.67%) GCED
2 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) HP