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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.47% 2.33% 5.06%
As % of the General category 21.43% 9.09% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£425 £650 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £282 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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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
42 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.22% 25.58% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 12
Average daily rate £450 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Big Data
4 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
5 4 (17.39%) Information Management
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 3 (13.04%) Splunk
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) PKI
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
7 2 (8.70%) eTOM
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (8.70%) Drupal
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) IPv4
3 2 (8.70%) IPv6
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) IOS XR
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) DPNSS
4 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.35%) IGRP
4 1 (4.35%) QSIG
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQLBase
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Gradle
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Geb
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Information Management
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) User Stories
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) eTOM
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCIE
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) BT
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) VMware