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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.36% 0.34% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.63% 0.65% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£450 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
190 153 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 51.77% 52.04% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 138
Average daily rate £445 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £450 -
Kettering - 1 - -
Daventry - - - - 1
Wellingborough - - - -
Telecoms
East Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) SNA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) ATG

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) SNA
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP