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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 6 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.88% 20.00% -
As % of the General category 11.11% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+149.18% -29.06%
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
9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 52.94% 40.00% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £863 £345 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £249 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,173 £441 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VAS Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification