The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the M4 Corridor region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 54.76% 41.67%
As % of the General category 40.00% 67.65% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-30.98% +9.23%
General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 31.25% 80.95% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Average daily rate £500 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Telecoms
South East

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 22 July 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 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) DRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) 2G
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Swing Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (25.00%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) DRM
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks