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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.13% 1.01% 2.30%
As % of the General category 8.33% 3.70% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£450 £500 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
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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 Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.53% 27.27% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Average daily rate £459 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) SQLBase
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQLBase
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) VMware