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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 27 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 566 821 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.80% 8.30% 10.17%
As % of the General category 21.14% 23.43% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 401 373
Median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
2678 3504 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.17% 35.43% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1996 1688
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 116 105
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 328 £400 +5.96% 52
Hampshire -11 111 £340 +0.74% 44
Surrey -5 38 £348 -7.88% 43
Buckinghamshire -9 33 £419 +4.68% 25
West Sussex +7 17 £325 -5.45% 15
Middlesex 0 12 £425 +46.55% 1
Kent +8 8 £185 -13.95% 22
Oxfordshire -27 4 £355 +1.42% 26
East Sussex - 3 £325 - 10
Isle of Wight - 1 £438 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 223 (17.84%) Finance
2 161 (12.88%) Project Management
3 154 (12.32%) ITIL
4 130 (10.40%) Marketing
5 127 (10.16%) Programme Management
6 126 (10.08%) MS Excel
7 125 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 125 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 122 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (8.72%) Cisco
9 109 (8.72%) Degree
10 108 (8.64%) SAP
11 102 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
13 92 (7.36%) Manufacturing
13 92 (7.36%) Electronics
13 92 (7.36%) Service Management
14 89 (7.12%) PRINCE2
15 85 (6.80%) MS Office
15 85 (6.80%) SLA
16 84 (6.72%) Linux
16 84 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
17 82 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 78 (6.24%) Security Cleared
19 77 (6.16%) SQL
20 75 (6.00%) Migration
21 67 (5.36%) Firewall
21 67 (5.36%) Windows
22 65 (5.20%) 3G
23 64 (5.12%) Oracle

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 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.36%) Skype for Business
3 16 (1.28%) Apache
4 13 (1.04%) IIS
5 10 (0.80%) CMS
6 5 (0.40%) SAS
6 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.24%) JBoss
8 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.16%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 126 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 85 (6.80%) MS Office
3 38 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 37 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.92%) MS Project
6 13 (1.04%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Maya
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.080%) InDesign
10 1 (0.080%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.080%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 82 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.32%) Primavera
4 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (0.24%) Unica
6 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.080%) Sage MMS
7 1 (0.080%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.08%) SaaS
2 21 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.72%) PaaS
5 8 (0.64%) IaaS
6 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.48%) Office 365
7 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.16%) Trello
9 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.080%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.080%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.080%) Force.com
9 1 (0.080%) GitHub
9 1 (0.080%) Taleo
9 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.36%) Firewall
2 65 (5.20%) 3G
3 60 (4.80%) VoIP
4 59 (4.72%) 4G
5 58 (4.64%) LAN
6 57 (4.56%) LTE
7 56 (4.48%) WAN
8 54 (4.32%) MPLS
9 53 (4.24%) Radio Access Network
10 48 (3.84%) Wireless
11 45 (3.60%) Internet
12 38 (3.04%) TCP/IP
13 37 (2.96%) Broadband
14 36 (2.88%) 2G
15 35 (2.80%) Network Security
16 32 (2.56%) VPN
17 29 (2.32%) PBX
18 25 (2.00%) DNS
19 24 (1.92%) Ethernet
20 23 (1.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (1.68%) MySQL
3 20 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 17 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.12%) Big Data
6 14 (1.12%) MS Access
7 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.48%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.48%) QlikView
10 6 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.40%) GIS
11 5 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.40%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.36%) JIRA
2 15 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.04%) SoapUI
3 13 (1.04%) Subversion
4 9 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.64%) ClearCase
5 8 (0.64%) GCC
5 8 (0.64%) GDB
5 8 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.64%) Trac
6 7 (0.56%) Selenium
6 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.48%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.40%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.32%) JMeter
9 4 (0.32%) NuGet
9 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 223 (17.84%) Finance
2 130 (10.40%) Marketing
3 92 (7.36%) Electronics
3 92 (7.36%) Manufacturing
4 49 (3.92%) Billing
5 39 (3.12%) Retail
6 37 (2.96%) Legal
7 23 (1.84%) Back Office
8 21 (1.68%) Banking
9 20 (1.60%) Advertising
10 13 (1.04%) Law
11 11 (0.88%) French Language
12 9 (0.72%) Front Office
13 8 (0.64%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
14 4 (0.32%) Military
14 4 (0.32%) Publishing
15 3 (0.24%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.080%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 202 (16.16%) Analyst
2 109 (8.72%) Project Manager
3 89 (7.12%) Architect
4 85 (6.80%) Business Analyst
5 70 (5.60%) Developer
6 69 (5.52%) Designer
6 69 (5.52%) Network Engineer
7 66 (5.28%) Telecoms Manager
8 60 (4.80%) Consultant
9 54 (4.32%) Solutions Designer
10 45 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 41 (3.28%) Telecoms Analyst
12 39 (3.12%) Telecoms Engineer
13 32 (2.56%) Telecoms Designer
14 30 (2.40%) Coordinator
15 29 (2.32%) Telecoms Project Manager
16 26 (2.08%) Design Engineer
17 25 (2.00%) Programme Manager
17 25 (2.00%) Telecoms Architect
18 23 (1.84%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.80%) CSS
2 33 (2.64%) Web Services
3 31 (2.48%) HTML
4 19 (1.52%) SOAP
5 18 (1.44%) XML
6 16 (1.28%) .NET
7 14 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.80%) Middleware
9 8 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (0.64%) REST
9 8 (0.64%) STL
10 7 (0.56%) J2EE
10 7 (0.56%) SAP XI
10 7 (0.56%) SPML
10 7 (0.56%) Spring
10 7 (0.56%) XSD
11 6 (0.48%) CSS3
11 6 (0.48%) HTML5
11 6 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (0.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 24 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 24 (1.92%) Virtual Team
5 22 (1.76%) Driving Licence
6 15 (1.20%) Smart Meter
7 13 (1.04%) Digital TV
8 12 (0.96%) CESG
8 12 (0.96%) Handset
9 11 (0.88%) PMI
9 11 (0.88%) User Experience
10 10 (0.80%) Statistics
10 10 (0.80%) STB
11 9 (0.72%) Frameworx
11 9 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.56%) IVR
12 7 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.72%) Linux
2 67 (5.36%) Windows
3 30 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.32%) Unix
5 18 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.96%) Solaris
6 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.24%) AIX
11 3 (0.24%) CentOS
11 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.16%) Android
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.080%) Fedora
13 1 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (12.88%) Project Management
2 154 (12.32%) ITIL
3 127 (10.16%) Programme Management
4 125 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 102 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (7.36%) Service Management
8 89 (7.12%) PRINCE2
9 84 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
10 75 (6.00%) Migration
11 63 (5.04%) CRM
12 60 (4.80%) Change Management
13 50 (4.00%) Service Delivery
14 47 (3.76%) Business Analysis
15 40 (3.20%) Waterfall
16 38 (3.04%) Network Design
17 35 (2.80%) ERP
17 35 (2.80%) Information Security
17 35 (2.80%) Scrum
18 34 (2.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 77 (6.16%) SQL
2 38 (3.04%) Java
3 33 (2.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.00%) C
5 18 (1.44%) C++
6 16 (1.28%) Perl
6 16 (1.28%) PHP
7 14 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 12 (0.96%) C#
8 12 (0.96%) Python
9 10 (0.80%) Embedded C
10 9 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.64%) Ruby
12 6 (0.48%) Embedded C++
12 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.40%) VB
14 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.24%) Korn
15 3 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (8.72%) Degree
2 78 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 63 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 43 (3.44%) CCNP
6 28 (2.24%) CCNA
7 26 (2.08%) CISSP
8 23 (1.84%) CISM
9 22 (1.76%) HND
9 22 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 20 (1.60%) PMP
11 19 (1.52%) ISEB
12 18 (1.44%) HNC
13 15 (1.20%) CISA
13 15 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.12%) CCIE
15 10 (0.80%) CCA
15 10 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.80%) SLA
2 29 (2.32%) QA
3 18 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.72%) NEBOSH
6 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.48%) COBIT
7 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.40%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.32%) GAAP
10 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.24%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.16%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.080%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.080%) P3O
12 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.080%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.48%) XenApp
5 5 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.24%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) Xen
7 3 (0.24%) XenServer
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.080%) Docker
9 1 (0.080%) GPFS
9 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.080%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.80%) Amdocs OSS
1 10 (0.80%) FortiGate
2 8 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.64%) Netcool
3 6 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.32%) Puppet
6 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.24%) MOM
6 3 (0.24%) SCCM
7 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.16%) Nessus
7 2 (0.16%) OpenView
7 2 (0.16%) SCSM
7 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 125 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.72%) Cisco
3 108 (8.64%) SAP
4 64 (5.12%) Oracle
5 47 (3.76%) Remedy
6 37 (2.96%) Huawei
7 35 (2.80%) VMware
8 28 (2.24%) Ericsson
9 27 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 26 (2.08%) Nokia
11 25 (2.00%) Citrix
12 24 (1.92%) Avaya
13 23 (1.84%) Nortel
14 22 (1.76%) HP
15 21 (1.68%) Red Hat
16 19 (1.52%) F5
17 18 (1.44%) BMC
17 18 (1.44%) Virgin Media
18 17 (1.36%) Cramer
18 17 (1.36%) Juniper
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
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South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
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Farnham, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
IQ Telecom
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
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Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
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Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day £400-450 pd dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
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Camberley
Spectrum IT
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £650 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
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