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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 37 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.97% 1.77% 0.94%
As % of the General category 9.22% 4.37% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 4
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£350 £343 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +19.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £429 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
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Buckinghamshire

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
347 366 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.00% 40.40% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 212 75
Average daily rate £355 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) SAP
4 12 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (22.00%) Electronics
5 11 (22.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (22.00%) DTV
5 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.00%) Marketing
5 11 (22.00%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.00%) LAN
7 8 (16.00%) WAN
7 8 (16.00%) Cisco
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle
8 7 (14.00%) CMDB
9 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Internet
10 5 (10.00%) ISEB
10 5 (10.00%) Informatica
10 5 (10.00%) PowerCenter
10 5 (10.00%) SQL
10 5 (10.00%) UNIX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) LAN
1 8 (16.00%) WAN
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) MPLS
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) 4G
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) VoIP
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 2 (4.00%) ADSL
6 2 (4.00%) OSPF
6 2 (4.00%) BGP
6 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.00%) VRRP
6 2 (4.00%) WLAN
6 2 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) PowerCenter
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) OLTP
3 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.00%) Introscope
1 1 (2.00%) JMeter
1 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Electronics
2 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (22.00%) Marketing
3 4 (8.00%) Automotive
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Web Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Web Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) JDBC
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.00%) JNDI
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) DTV
2 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) CMDB
4 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) e-Health
5 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Programme Management
2 11 (22.00%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) Korn
2 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CCDP
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.00%) OVSD
2 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) SAP
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Informatica
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) F5
7 2 (4.00%) Remedy
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Intel
7 2 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp