The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 30 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.31% 1.13% -
As % of the General category 6.60% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£288 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
Telecoms
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
197 183 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 50.13% 51.69% 52.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 88
Average daily rate £450 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.35 £9.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.06% -68.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 6 £260 -42.22% 2
Kettering +1 2 £300 - 1
Corby - 2 £440 -
Daventry - 1 £275 -
Telecoms
East Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) 2G
3 4 (14.81%) 3G
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) CCIE
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (14.81%) 4G
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) OSPF
5 2 (7.41%) BGP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Simulink
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) 3G
1 4 (14.81%) 2G
1 4 (14.81%) 4G
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) OSPF
3 2 (7.41%) BGP
3 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
3 2 (7.41%) VRRP
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Coordinator
1 5 (18.52%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (14.81%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Buyer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Time Management
2 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) SDLC
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCIE
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCIP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCDP
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) APMP
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) SAP