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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 22 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.98% 2.54% 2.37%
As % of the General category 17.07% 8.24% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 1
Average daily rate £200 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
123 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.86% 30.80% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 52 28
Average daily rate £336 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £40.00 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+362.50% +36.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £200 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £201 - 1
Folkestone - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £425 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (43.48%) Cisco
1 10 (43.48%) Avaya
1 10 (43.48%) MPLS
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
2 9 (39.13%) Broadband
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) PSTN
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Use Case
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (17.39%) Time Management
6 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
6 4 (17.39%) SIEM
6 4 (17.39%) Big Data
6 4 (17.39%) Verint
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Nortel
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Apache
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) CMS
7 3 (13.04%) WLAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) MPLS
2 9 (39.13%) Broadband
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) PSTN
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) WLAN
7 2 (8.70%) PBX
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) IPv6
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Technician
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VB Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM
2 4 (17.39%) Time Management
2 4 (17.39%) Use Case
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
4 2 (8.70%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Avaya
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Nortel
3 4 (17.39%) Verint
4 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
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