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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.38% 2.28% 5.45%
As % of the General category 15.91% 9.26% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£405 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
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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
44 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.50% 24.66% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 19
Average daily rate £405 £450 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £533 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (33.33%) C
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HNC
3 2 (16.67%) HND
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (16.67%) DTV
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) CMMI
3 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 2 (16.67%) VCP4
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Auditor
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) CMMI
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) QMS
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HNC
1 2 (16.67%) HND
1 2 (16.67%) VCP4
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Symbian
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