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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.35% 8.03% 7.50%
As % of the General category 20.22% 22.47% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
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£270 £160 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -58.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £282 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £37.50 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £37.50 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +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 Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
89 89 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 36.33% 35.74% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 49
Average daily rate £359 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £588 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £26.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) C
4 4 (17.39%) DTV
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
5 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) CRISC
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.70%) Electronics
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) CISA
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) DVB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.70%) DVB
2 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.35%) HSPA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.35%) UMTS
2 1 (4.35%) GPRS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) IPv6
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) 802.15
2 1 (4.35%) MVNO
2 1 (4.35%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) POSIX
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) WebKit
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) DOM
3 1 (4.35%) XSL
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) TDD
1 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) V-Model
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.35%) Product Management
4 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Groovy
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CRISC
2 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Symbian
1 2 (8.70%) BT
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) Cramer
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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