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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.43% 1.92% 1.37%
As % of the General category 28.57% 6.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -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
49 60 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.52% 28.85% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 5
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 May 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 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Information Management
4 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Splunk
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.76%) GitHub
5 2 (11.76%) Gradle
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) Confluence
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (11.76%) Drupal
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) IPv6
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) IOS XR
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.88%) IGRP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) ISDN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) SQLBase
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Gradle
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Geb
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Information Management
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
1 1 (5.88%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) EMC