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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.82% 2.29% 0.74%
As % of the General category 6.68% 6.04% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 3
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£340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
389 331 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.19% 37.92% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 176 87
Average daily rate £350 £350 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £14.49 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.30% +3.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.21%) Cisco
3 14 (21.21%) LAN
3 14 (21.21%) WAN
3 14 (21.21%) SAP
3 14 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
3 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (19.70%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (19.70%) Marketing
4 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (18.18%) Windows
5 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 11 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (16.67%) Electronics
6 11 (16.67%) SLA
6 11 (16.67%) DTV
7 10 (15.15%) ISEB
7 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.12%) HP
8 8 (12.12%) UNIX
8 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.12%) F5
9 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (10.61%) Remedy

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) LAN
1 14 (21.21%) WAN
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) OSPF
3 6 (9.09%) BGP
3 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (7.58%) DNS
4 5 (7.58%) SSL
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.58%) Wireless
4 5 (7.58%) MPLS
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.06%) VRRP
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 4 (6.06%) WLAN
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.06%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) OLTP
3 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.03%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.52%) Introscope
2 1 (1.52%) JMeter
2 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.70%) Marketing
4 11 (16.67%) Electronics
5 4 (6.06%) Automotive
6 2 (3.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.03%) Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
1 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) JNDI
3 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) JDBC
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) Flash
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) DTV
3 5 (7.58%) PKI
3 5 (7.58%) CMDB
4 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) SCADA
6 1 (1.52%) e-Health
6 1 (1.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) HPUX
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
3 13 (19.70%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.06%) Validation
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (1.52%) Jython
4 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C++
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) ISEB
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.09%) CCIE
5 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.06%) CCDP
6 4 (6.06%) CCNP
6 4 (6.06%) CCIP
7 1 (1.52%) Degree
7 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) NFS
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.52%) OVSD
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.52%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.52%) YaST
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) SAP
3 8 (12.12%) HP
3 8 (12.12%) F5
4 7 (10.61%) Remedy
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (7.58%) VMware
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
7 4 (6.06%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) Intel
8 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.03%) Lotus
9 2 (3.03%) Informatica
9 2 (3.03%) Cognos
9 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.52%) Sun
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) NetApp