The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 20 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.90% 0.80% 7.69%
As % of the General category 13.46% 2.56% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
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£200 - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
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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 Peterborough region.

General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 36.36% 31.20% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 22
Average daily rate £375 £328 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -16.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 £14.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.07% -92.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (46.67%) PBX
3 14 (46.67%) CMS
3 14 (46.67%) IVR
3 14 (46.67%) WFM
4 13 (43.33%) Data Analysis
4 13 (43.33%) Verint
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) MS Office
7 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (23.33%) Lync
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.33%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) Avaya
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (6.67%) Scrum
12 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
12 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (6.67%) Java
12 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
12 2 (6.67%) Waterfall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 14 (46.67%) CMS
2 7 (23.33%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) PBX
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Architect
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) IVR
2 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) WFM
2 13 (43.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Kanban
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Verint
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Polycom
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee