The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 18.18% - -
As % of the General category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
Telecoms
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

General Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 54.55% 17.50% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Average daily rate £345 £588 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.27% +83.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £488 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Agilent
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) SGSN
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MGW
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (33.33%) SGSN
1 1 (33.33%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Agilent