The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 10 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.14% 1.49% 1.03%
As % of the General category 46.15% 6.06% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
Telecoms
Suffolk

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

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.48% 24.63% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 20
Average daily rate £475 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (47.06%) Information Management
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
6 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Kibana
6 4 (23.53%) Check_MK
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
6 4 (23.53%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Platform Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Client/Server
2 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Management
2 6 (35.29%) User Stories
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Check_MK
1 4 (23.53%) Kibana
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent