The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 18 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 619 747 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.87% 7.94% 10.75%
As % of the General category 24.22% 23.79% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 328 434
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 22
Median hourly rate £25.50 £39.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +127.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.60 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £54.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £24.59
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -38.98%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2556 3140 3291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.48% 33.39% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1684 1786
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 97 118
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.69 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-12.86% +19.54%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 320 £400 +1.26% 53
Hampshire +1 148 £325 -16.66% 42
Surrey +24 73 £303 -19.26% 29
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £425 +10.38% 15
West Sussex +16 23 £325 -11.56% 13
Middlesex +3 8 £406 +40.08%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £350 +11.11% 17
East Sussex +3 1 £120 -78.18% 11
Kent +3 1 £205 -25.45% 19
Isle of Wight - 1 £438 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 226 (19.10%) Finance
2 157 (13.27%) Project Management
3 146 (12.34%) ITIL
4 143 (12.09%) Microsoft
5 141 (11.92%) Marketing
6 134 (11.33%) Cisco
7 127 (10.74%) Programme Management
8 118 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
9 117 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (9.81%) MS Excel
11 112 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 112 (9.47%) Degree
12 110 (9.30%) SAP
13 100 (8.45%) LTE
14 98 (8.28%) PRINCE2
15 96 (8.11%) Electronics
16 92 (7.78%) VoIP
16 92 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
17 90 (7.61%) Manufacturing
18 85 (7.19%) MS Office
18 85 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
19 84 (7.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 84 (7.10%) Linux
20 81 (6.85%) Service Management
21 79 (6.68%) Migration
22 73 (6.17%) SLA
23 72 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
24 71 (6.00%) CRM
24 71 (6.00%) Windows
24 71 (6.00%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.69%) Apache
3 13 (1.10%) IIS
3 13 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.51%) CMS
5 6 (0.51%) SAS
6 5 (0.42%) JBoss
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 4 (0.34%) Smallworld
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.085%) CICS
10 1 (0.085%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (0.085%) Confluence
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 116 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 85 (7.19%) MS Office
3 46 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (2.79%) MS Project
5 29 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) Maya
8 5 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.085%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.085%) InDesign
10 1 (0.085%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.085%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 84 (7.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.85%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (0.51%) Primavera
5 4 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Unica
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.085%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.085%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (1.01%) SaaS
4 10 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
5 7 (0.59%) Office 365
6 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.42%) IaaS
8 4 (0.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Force.com
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.17%) Taleo
10 1 (0.085%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.085%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.085%) GitHub
10 1 (0.085%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.45%) LTE
2 92 (7.78%) VoIP
3 68 (5.75%) 3G
4 65 (5.49%) 4G
5 62 (5.24%) LAN
6 55 (4.65%) Firewall
7 52 (4.40%) WAN
8 49 (4.14%) Radio Access Network
9 43 (3.63%) Internet
10 41 (3.47%) Unified Communications
10 41 (3.47%) Wireless
11 40 (3.38%) 2G
12 38 (3.21%) Broadband
13 36 (3.04%) MPLS
13 36 (3.04%) TCP/IP
14 35 (2.96%) GSM
14 35 (2.96%) UMTS
14 35 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (2.87%) PBX
16 30 (2.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.35%) MySQL
5 14 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.10%) MS Access
7 11 (0.93%) Big Data
8 10 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 9 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.59%) QlikView
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.51%) GIS
11 6 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (1.94%) Subversion
2 16 (1.35%) GCC
2 16 (1.35%) GDB
2 16 (1.35%) Trac
3 12 (1.01%) JIRA
4 8 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.68%) Selenium
4 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.59%) JMeter
5 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.51%) Gradle
6 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.42%) JUnit
8 4 (0.34%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
General
1 226 (19.10%) Finance
2 141 (11.92%) Marketing
3 96 (8.11%) Electronics
4 90 (7.61%) Manufacturing
5 49 (4.14%) Billing
6 33 (2.79%) Retail
7 26 (2.20%) Advertising
8 25 (2.11%) Legal
9 22 (1.86%) Banking
10 18 (1.52%) Law
11 10 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.76%) Back Office
13 8 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
14 7 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.42%) Front Office
16 4 (0.34%) Military
17 3 (0.25%) French Language
17 3 (0.25%) German Language
18 2 (0.17%) Publishing
19 1 (0.085%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 201 (16.99%) Analyst
2 116 (9.81%) Project Manager
3 72 (6.09%) Telecoms Manager
4 67 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 63 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 63 (5.33%) Developer
6 61 (5.16%) Architect
7 59 (4.99%) Consultant
8 46 (3.89%) Telecoms Analyst
9 40 (3.38%) Designer
10 37 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
11 32 (2.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 28 (2.37%) Administrator
12 28 (2.37%) Solutions Designer
13 27 (2.28%) Service Analyst
14 23 (1.94%) Coordinator
14 23 (1.94%) Design Engineer
14 23 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (1.94%) Test Analyst
15 21 (1.78%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.04%) CSS
1 36 (3.04%) HTML
2 29 (2.45%) Web Services
3 20 (1.69%) Middleware
4 16 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (1.35%) STL
5 15 (1.27%) REST
6 14 (1.18%) .NET
6 14 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.18%) XML
7 10 (0.85%) SAP XI
8 9 (0.76%) Spring
9 8 (0.68%) jQuery
9 8 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.59%) HTML5
11 6 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.51%) CSS3
11 6 (0.51%) Node.js
11 6 (0.51%) React
12 5 (0.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 20 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 18 (1.52%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.18%) User Experience
9 13 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.93%) Handset
10 11 (0.93%) IVR
10 11 (0.93%) PMI
11 10 (0.85%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.76%) Smartphone
12 9 (0.76%) Statistics
13 7 (0.59%) Digital TV
13 7 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (0.59%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.51%) iPad
14 6 (0.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.10%) Linux
2 71 (6.00%) Windows
3 30 (2.54%) Unix
4 25 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.27%) Solaris
8 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.59%) Android
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.17%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (13.27%) Project Management
2 146 (12.34%) ITIL
3 127 (10.74%) Programme Management
4 118 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
5 117 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 98 (8.28%) PRINCE2
8 85 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
9 81 (6.85%) Service Management
10 79 (6.68%) Migration
11 71 (6.00%) CRM
12 51 (4.31%) Change Management
13 48 (4.06%) Business Transformation
14 46 (3.89%) Business Analysis
15 45 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 42 (3.55%) ITIL V3
17 40 (3.38%) Analytics
18 37 (3.13%) High Availability
18 37 (3.13%) Incident Management
19 33 (2.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.83%) SQL
2 34 (2.87%) JavaScript
3 27 (2.28%) Java
4 20 (1.69%) C++
5 19 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 17 (1.44%) Python
7 13 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.10%) C#
7 13 (1.10%) Perl
8 12 (1.01%) C
8 12 (1.01%) PHP
8 12 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.59%) Ruby
9 7 (0.59%) VB
10 5 (0.42%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.42%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.42%) VBA
11 4 (0.34%) Delphi
11 4 (0.34%) Scala
12 3 (0.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 112 (9.47%) Degree
2 72 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 50 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 49 (4.14%) CCNP
6 41 (3.47%) CCNA
7 21 (1.78%) CCIE
8 19 (1.61%) CISSP
9 18 (1.52%) HND
10 17 (1.44%) PMI Certification
11 16 (1.35%) PMP
12 14 (1.18%) CISM
12 14 (1.18%) ISTQB
13 12 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.93%) HNC
14 11 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.93%) MBA
15 10 (0.85%) CCA
15 10 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.17%) SLA
2 28 (2.37%) QA
3 16 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.42%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.42%) NEBOSH
9 4 (0.34%) COBIT
9 4 (0.34%) GAAP
9 4 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.085%) HL7
11 1 (0.085%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.085%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (2.45%) Active Directory
1 29 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.59%) vSphere
4 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.25%) Xen
6 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) vCloud
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.085%) Docker
7 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.085%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.27%) Amdocs OSS
4 12 (1.01%) Puppet
5 11 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (0.59%) Nagios
7 7 (0.59%) SCCM
8 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.34%) Netcool
10 3 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.25%) Nessus
10 3 (0.25%) OpenView
11 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.17%) SCSM
11 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.33%) Cisco
3 110 (9.30%) SAP
4 65 (5.49%) Oracle
5 57 (4.82%) Remedy
6 50 (4.23%) Ericsson
7 44 (3.72%) HP
8 39 (3.30%) VMware
9 31 (2.62%) Huawei
9 31 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 27 (2.28%) Juniper
11 23 (1.94%) Cramer
12 21 (1.78%) Avaya
12 21 (1.78%) Nortel
13 19 (1.61%) Citrix
13 19 (1.61%) IBM
14 18 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.44%) BMC
15 17 (1.44%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.35%) F5
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