The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 11 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 3.85% 16.67% 12.50%
As % of the General category 20.00% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.06% -34.69%
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 M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 19.23% 50.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of contract jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Sybase
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
1 8 (80.00%) GPRS
1 8 (80.00%) UMTS
1 8 (80.00%) WCDMA
1 8 (80.00%) SS7
1 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) GGSN
2 4 (40.00%) SGSN
2 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (40.00%) GSM
2 4 (40.00%) CDMA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) DSL
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) eTOM
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Parquet
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (80.00%) GPRS
1 8 (80.00%) SS7
1 8 (80.00%) UMTS
1 8 (80.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (40.00%) CDMA
2 4 (40.00%) GGSN
2 4 (40.00%) GSM
2 4 (40.00%) SGSN
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) DSL
3 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) Parquet
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Network Support
1 8 (80.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cassandra Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Akka
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Avro
1 1 (10.00%) GraphX
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) eTOM
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Design
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Sybase
2 4 (40.00%) Huawei