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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.54% 1.35% 3.57%
As % of the General category 5.00% 3.92% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.90 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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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
40 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.77% 34.46% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 24
Average daily rate £315 £388 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.49 £103.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.92% -81.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.50 £46.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £25.47 £160.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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
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 1 May 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Lync
6 3 (17.65%) Verint
6 3 (17.65%) WFM
6 3 (17.65%) PBX
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) IVR
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) WebDriver

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (23.53%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) PBX
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.76%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (17.65%) IVR
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) WFM
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Verint
3 1 (5.88%) Polycom
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya