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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 28 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.31% 1.44% 0.68%
As % of the General category 7.55% 6.90% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £185 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -37.90%
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
106 58 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.80% 20.94% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 43 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +1 1 £120 -44.18% 1
Maidstone - 1 £121 - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (57.14%) Avaya
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) Nortel
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Broadband
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) Polycom
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (21.43%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) PBX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Broadband
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) Skype
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Support
1 3 (21.43%) Network Support
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Avaya
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Nortel
4 3 (21.43%) Polycom
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg