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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.81% 4.62% 4.63%
As % of the General category 8.43% 14.46% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £259 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.59 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.01% +0.28%
Telecoms
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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
83 83 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.33% 31.92% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 44
Average daily rate £328 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -51.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) C
4 4 (18.18%) DTV
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) Groovy
5 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.64%) Handset
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Symbian
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) POSIX
6 2 (9.09%) BT
6 2 (9.09%) Electronics
6 2 (9.09%) DVB
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) DVB
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.55%) HSPA
2 1 (4.55%) MVNO
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) IPv6
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) 802.15
2 1 (4.55%) GPRS
2 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.55%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Microwave Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Transmission Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) POSIX
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) WebKit
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) DOM
3 1 (4.55%) XSL
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) DTV
2 3 (13.64%) Handset
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) STB
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
2 3 (13.64%) Groovy
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Symbian
2 2 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (4.55%) Cramer
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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