The first 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 29 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 58 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.54% 0.28% 1.92%
As % of the General category 3.66% 0.83% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £120 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+222.91% -68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £120 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £120 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +14.51%
General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
383 241 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.13% 34.23% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 110 110
Average daily rate £365 £345 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 11 (33.33%) Marketing
2 11 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (30.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (30.30%) Electronics
3 10 (30.30%) DTV
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) BDD
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) SLA
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) BPR
7 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) SDH
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 11 (33.33%) Marketing
3 10 (30.30%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) DTV
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) IVR
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 11 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 3 (9.09%) BPR
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C#
1 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) APMP
2 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Netcool
1 2 (6.06%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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