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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 18 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.83% 7.00% 8.00%
As % of the General category 15.38% 19.54% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
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£336 £270 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% +68.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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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
65 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.40% 35.80% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 30
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £480 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) C
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
1 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 2 (11.11%) GPRS
3 2 (11.11%) GSM
3 2 (11.11%) UMTS
3 2 (11.11%) WAP
3 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) DTV
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) LTE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) CATIA
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) GPRS
1 2 (11.11%) GSM
1 2 (11.11%) UMTS
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
1 2 (11.11%) LTE
1 2 (11.11%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Accountant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Industrial Designer
4 1 (5.56%) CAD Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CAD Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WAP
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) SAP