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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / Middlesex
Rank 20 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.03% 7.19% 2.20%
As % of the General category 10.26% 21.74% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £404 £481 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +24.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.67% +23.07%

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
39 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.55% 33.09% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) OO
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) React
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (26.67%) Software Licensing
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (26.67%) SLA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (46.67%) UI Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (33.33%) React
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Licensing
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) AOP
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
1 4 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle