The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 30 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.80% 1.93% 1.72%
As % of the General category 10.78% 4.49% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £222
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £330 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% -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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
436 356 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.49% 42.89% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 192 123
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -73.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £35.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Milton Keynes region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Milton Keynes region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Programme Management
3 20 (25.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (25.64%) Marketing
3 20 (25.64%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (25.64%) Manufacturing
3 20 (25.64%) Electronics
3 20 (25.64%) DTV
3 20 (25.64%) SAP
3 20 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.95%) Windows
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle
7 11 (14.10%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.54%) Cisco
9 9 (11.54%) Linux
9 9 (11.54%) ITIL
10 8 (10.26%) WAN
10 8 (10.26%) LAN
10 8 (10.26%) CMDB
10 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
11 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (8.97%) SQL
12 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
12 6 (7.69%) OSPF

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (14.10%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (25.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) WAN
1 8 (10.26%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 6 (7.69%) OSPF
2 6 (7.69%) BGP
3 5 (6.41%) MPLS
3 5 (6.41%) EIGRP
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.13%) TACACS
4 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.13%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) SDH
5 3 (3.85%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) Wireless
5 3 (3.85%) HSRP
6 2 (2.56%) Multicast
6 2 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) PowerCenter
3 3 (3.85%) DB2
3 3 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) OLTP
5 1 (1.28%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.28%) Synon
3 1 (1.28%) Introscope
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Electronics
2 20 (25.64%) Manufacturing
2 20 (25.64%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Administrator
2 23 (29.49%) Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) BizTalk Administrator
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (3.85%) DBA
8 3 (3.85%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Network Support
9 2 (2.56%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.28%) JNDI
3 1 (1.28%) J2EE
3 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) DTV
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.26%) CMDB
4 5 (6.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) SCADA
6 1 (1.28%) e-Health
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Programme Management
2 20 (25.64%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) High Availability
8 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.85%) BDD
10 3 (3.85%) Network Management
10 3 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) C#
3 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.56%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) Korn
4 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.13%) CCIE
2 4 (5.13%) CCNP
2 4 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.56%) CCDP
3 2 (2.56%) CCIP
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.56%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) SAP
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.85%) Remedy
5 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.85%) F5
5 3 (3.85%) Informatica
6 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.56%) Intel
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
6 2 (2.56%) CA
6 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) HP
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