The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 966 875 1488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.78% 10.49% 15.20%
As % of the General category 30.50% 29.07% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 318 392
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 55
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.60 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £39.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3167 3010 3854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.35% 36.07% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1469 1699
Average daily rate £365 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 143 181
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Berkshire 0 592 £350 - 96
Hampshire -1 166 £335 -4.28% 53
Buckinghamshire 0 80 £388 -1.27% 15
Surrey -13 66 £361 +18.44% 17
Oxfordshire +13 18 £375 +12.78% 7
Middlesex -4 14 £279 -3.04%
Kent -2 10 £363 +4.31% 1
West Sussex -7 9 £333 -16.87% 6
East Sussex -5 2 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 374 (18.78%) Finance
2 305 (15.32%) Project Management
3 227 (11.40%) Cisco
4 194 (9.74%) MS Excel
5 187 (9.39%) Degree
6 181 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 178 (8.94%) Microsoft
8 177 (8.89%) 3G
9 170 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
10 167 (8.39%) ITIL
11 161 (8.09%) Oracle
12 159 (7.99%) PRINCE2
13 158 (7.94%) MS Office
14 149 (7.48%) Marketing
15 138 (6.93%) LTE
16 137 (6.88%) SQL
17 135 (6.78%) UNIX
18 125 (6.28%) Firewall
18 125 (6.28%) Windows
19 124 (6.23%) SAP
20 123 (6.18%) Programme Management
21 120 (6.03%) Manufacturing
22 119 (5.98%) Linux
23 118 (5.93%) Billing
24 116 (5.83%) 4G
25 115 (5.78%) 2G
26 112 (5.63%) DTV
27 111 (5.58%) Security Cleared
28 106 (5.32%) Change Management
29 105 (5.27%) MPLS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 49 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.51%) WebLogic
3 21 (1.05%) Lync
4 20 (1.00%) Apache
5 14 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 14 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.55%) IIS
6 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.50%) CMS
7 10 (0.50%) SAS
8 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
9 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.15%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 194 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 158 (7.94%) MS Office
3 71 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (3.01%) MS Project
5 38 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.10%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.35%) InDesign
12 4 (0.20%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.10%) Maya
15 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 82 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
4 11 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle BRM
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.15%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.050%) Tridion
10 1 (0.050%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.71%) SaaS
2 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.10%) Force.com
5 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 177 (8.89%) 3G
2 138 (6.93%) LTE
3 125 (6.28%) Firewall
4 116 (5.83%) 4G
5 115 (5.78%) 2G
6 105 (5.27%) MPLS
7 96 (4.82%) Ethernet
8 93 (4.67%) Radio Access Network
9 75 (3.77%) DNS
10 71 (3.57%) Internet
11 67 (3.37%) OSPF
12 66 (3.31%) SDH
13 57 (2.86%) VoIP
14 55 (2.76%) VPN
15 52 (2.61%) GSM
16 51 (2.56%) ATM
16 51 (2.56%) WAN
17 50 (2.51%) BGP
18 48 (2.41%) LAN
19 46 (2.31%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 23 (1.16%) MySQL
5 21 (1.05%) MS Access
6 19 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (0.75%) QlikView
8 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.40%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.35%) Big Data
14 7 (0.35%) Base SAS
15 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (1.16%) ClearCase
2 12 (0.60%) Selenium
3 11 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (0.50%) TestDirector
4 10 (0.50%) JIRA
5 9 (0.45%) Subversion
6 8 (0.40%) Ant
6 8 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.25%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.20%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.20%) NUnit
10 4 (0.20%) WinRunner
10 4 (0.20%) Toad
11 3 (0.15%) Introscope
11 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 374 (18.78%) Finance
2 149 (7.48%) Marketing
3 120 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 118 (5.93%) Billing
5 96 (4.82%) Electronics
6 60 (3.01%) Retail
7 57 (2.86%) Banking
8 51 (2.56%) Legal
9 27 (1.36%) Front Office
10 21 (1.05%) Advertising
11 19 (0.95%) Back Office
12 16 (0.80%) Law
13 12 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.35%) Interactive Media
15 5 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 5 (0.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.25%) Publishing
16 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 302 (15.17%) Analyst
2 275 (13.81%) Project Manager
3 145 (7.28%) Architect
4 128 (6.43%) Business Analyst
5 103 (5.17%) Consultant
6 100 (5.02%) Design Engineer
7 83 (4.17%) Developer
8 77 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
9 61 (3.06%) Network Engineer
10 57 (2.86%) Coordinator
11 54 (2.71%) Designer
11 54 (2.71%) IP Engineer
12 52 (2.61%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 47 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
14 43 (2.16%) NOC Engineer
15 40 (2.01%) Software Engineer
16 39 (1.96%) Data Analyst
16 39 (1.96%) Administrator
16 39 (1.96%) Test Engineer
16 39 (1.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.11%) HTML
1 42 (2.11%) .NET
2 35 (1.76%) CSS
3 29 (1.46%) XML
4 25 (1.26%) J2EE
5 24 (1.21%) SOAP
6 22 (1.10%) Web Services
6 22 (1.10%) POSIX
7 19 (0.95%) Middleware
8 17 (0.85%) jQuery
9 14 (0.70%) RESTful
10 12 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.45%) XSLT
11 9 (0.45%) WCF
11 9 (0.45%) REST
11 9 (0.45%) CSS3
12 8 (0.40%) JSON
12 8 (0.40%) HTML5
13 7 (0.35%) WAP
14 6 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (5.63%) DTV
2 50 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 39 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 23 (1.16%) PMI
4 23 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 19 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 19 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 16 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 14 (0.70%) NHS
8 13 (0.65%) Handset
9 11 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (0.50%) FMCG
11 9 (0.45%) iPhone
11 9 (0.45%) Open Source
11 9 (0.45%) IPTV
12 8 (0.40%) Physics
12 8 (0.40%) IVR
13 7 (0.35%) STB
13 7 (0.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 135 (6.78%) UNIX
2 125 (6.28%) Windows
3 119 (5.98%) Linux
4 24 (1.21%) Solaris
5 20 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.80%) Android
8 16 (0.80%) AIX
9 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.35%) Windows NT
13 7 (0.35%) HPUX
14 6 (0.30%) VMS
14 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.10%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (15.32%) Project Management
2 181 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 170 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
4 167 (8.39%) ITIL
5 159 (7.99%) PRINCE2
6 123 (6.18%) Programme Management
7 106 (5.32%) Change Management
8 97 (4.87%) Migration
9 90 (4.52%) CRM
10 84 (4.22%) Digital Marketing
11 78 (3.92%) Service Management
12 72 (3.62%) Configuration Management
12 72 (3.62%) Business Analysis
13 65 (3.26%) Network Design
14 64 (3.21%) Problem Management
15 62 (3.11%) Network Architecture
16 60 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (2.66%) Service Delivery
18 52 (2.61%) Validation
18 52 (2.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 137 (6.88%) SQL
2 81 (4.07%) C
3 64 (3.21%) Java
4 38 (1.91%) Perl
5 32 (1.61%) C#
6 28 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 19 (0.95%) VB
9 18 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.80%) Python
11 15 (0.75%) PHP
12 11 (0.55%) C++
12 11 (0.55%) Ruby
13 7 (0.35%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.35%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.30%) VBA
14 6 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.25%) Groovy
16 4 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 187 (9.39%) Degree
2 111 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 105 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 62 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 48 (2.41%) CCNP
7 44 (2.21%) CCIE
8 43 (2.16%) PMP
9 41 (2.06%) ISEB
10 35 (1.76%) CCNA
11 34 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 30 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (1.10%) CISSP
14 16 (0.80%) CIMA
14 16 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (0.80%) HND
15 13 (0.65%) CISA
16 12 (0.60%) CCSP
16 12 (0.60%) CCIP
17 11 (0.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.97%) SLA
2 52 (2.61%) QA
3 20 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.10%) BS25999
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.050%) GAAP
8 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) GPG13
8 1 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 37 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.50%) vSphere
4 7 (0.35%) NFS
5 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (0.30%) vCloud
6 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.20%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.10%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.10%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.10%) RHEV
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.10%) NDS
Systems Management
1 30 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.60%) Netcool
4 11 (0.55%) SCCM
5 9 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 9 (0.45%) OPNET
6 7 (0.35%) Netcool/Webtop
6 7 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (0.35%) Ionix
7 6 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
8 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.20%) Puppet
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.15%) nmon
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 227 (11.40%) Cisco
2 178 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 161 (8.09%) Oracle
4 124 (6.23%) SAP
5 100 (5.02%) Juniper
6 73 (3.67%) Huawei
7 71 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 61 (3.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 59 (2.96%) Ericsson
10 58 (2.91%) HP
11 46 (2.31%) Nokia
12 42 (2.11%) Remedy
13 40 (2.01%) VMware
13 40 (2.01%) Business Objects
14 32 (1.61%) Nortel
15 28 (1.41%) Avaya
15 28 (1.41%) IBM
15 28 (1.41%) BT
16 26 (1.31%) Citrix
17 25 (1.26%) NEC
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