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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.63% 3.45% 5.16%
As % of the General category 8.57% 16.67% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£650 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
35 18 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.70% 20.69% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 69
Average daily rate £450 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £488 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) PSTN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
1 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft