The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 24 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.04% 5.09% 4.27%
As % of the General category 9.09% 13.25% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£110 £280 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% -19.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.50 £16.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.75% -37.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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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 Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.45% 38.43% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 32
Average daily rate £413 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £45.50 £34.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.88% +78.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 3 (16.67%) DTV
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) DVB
4 2 (11.11%) POSIX
4 2 (11.11%) Symbian
4 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) STB
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) BT
4 2 (11.11%) Handset
4 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) DVB
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) HSPA
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) 802.15
2 1 (5.56%) GPRS
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Microwave Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 3 (16.67%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) STB
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Network Design
1 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 2 (11.11%) UML
1 2 (11.11%) CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
2 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.56%) SOA
2 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) DRM
2 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
1 2 (11.11%) Symbian
1 2 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Cramer
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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