The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.59% 5.03% 9.14%
As % of the General category 5.19% 19.23% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Average daily rate £344 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £364 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 52 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.56% 26.13% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 49
Average daily rate £375 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £485 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) PBX
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Nortel
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) NEC
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP LE
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) PBX
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) FWSM
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ALE
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Product Management
3 1 (7.14%) ISMS
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) BCP
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
1 1 (7.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
2 2 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Nortel
3 3 (21.43%) NEC
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio