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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 30.00% 41.38% 42.50%
As % of the General category 100.00% 63.16% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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 M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 30.00% 65.52% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate £500 £500 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +334.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia