The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.33% 2.08% 2.79%
As % of the General category 9.01% 5.83% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£363 £385 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +66.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
Telecoms
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
111 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.00% 35.76% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £547 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £27.50 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +159.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover 0 1 - - 1
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Avaya
2 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) SLA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) MS Project
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) CMDB
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) DTV

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Avaya
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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