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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / South East
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 622 817 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.13% 9.34% 11.36%
As % of the General category 24.10% 26.49% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 376 435
Median daily rate £375 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £216 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.45% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £40.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £52.80 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
2581 3084 3271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.72% 35.25% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1684 1706
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 131 85
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +60.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 0 358 £389 -2.81% 36
Hampshire -9 109 £375 - 44
Surrey +6 57 £402 +5.65% 31
Buckinghamshire +10 42 £205 -46.22% 18
West Sussex -8 15 £325 -31.21% 15
Oxfordshire +7 13 £350 +40.00% 14
Middlesex -7 6 £388 -6.06% 3
East Sussex +7 4 £400 - 9
Kent -10 3 £395 +97.50% 22
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 214 (17.34%) Finance
2 194 (15.72%) Project Management
3 181 (14.67%) Cisco
4 171 (13.86%) ITIL
5 170 (13.78%) Microsoft
6 136 (11.02%) PRINCE2
7 134 (10.86%) MS Excel
8 131 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (10.53%) Marketing
10 128 (10.37%) Degree
11 119 (9.64%) LTE
12 107 (8.67%) VoIP
13 105 (8.51%) Security Cleared
14 104 (8.43%) Linux
15 101 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 100 (8.10%) Programme Management
17 99 (8.02%) SAP
18 98 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
19 97 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
21 84 (6.81%) SC Cleared
22 83 (6.73%) Electronics
23 79 (6.40%) LAN
24 78 (6.32%) MS Office
25 74 (6.00%) Remedy
26 73 (5.92%) Service Management
27 72 (5.83%) Manufacturing
27 72 (5.83%) WAN
28 71 (5.75%) CCNP
29 70 (5.67%) CRM

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 31 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.78%) Apache
3 16 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.13%) IIS
5 12 (0.97%) SAS
6 10 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.49%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.49%) JBoss
9 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 4 (0.32%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.24%) CMS
11 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.16%) CICS
12 2 (0.16%) Jetty
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 134 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.32%) MS Office
3 66 (5.35%) MS Project
4 47 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.57%) Maya
8 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.081%) InDesign
10 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.081%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.081%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.081%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.05%) SAP ERP
2 13 (1.05%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.24%) Primavera
5 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Unica
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.081%) Sage MMS
7 1 (0.081%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.081%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
3 9 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.73%) SaaS
4 7 (0.57%) Office 365
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.24%) CloudSense
7 2 (0.16%) Force.com
7 2 (0.16%) GitHub
7 2 (0.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Taleo
8 1 (0.081%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (9.64%) LTE
2 107 (8.67%) VoIP
3 79 (6.40%) LAN
4 72 (5.83%) WAN
5 60 (4.86%) 4G
6 59 (4.78%) Firewall
7 56 (4.54%) 3G
8 50 (4.05%) Wireless
9 47 (3.81%) VoLTE
9 47 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (3.73%) PBX
11 43 (3.48%) GSM
11 43 (3.48%) UMTS
11 43 (3.48%) Unified Communications
12 41 (3.32%) Internet
12 41 (3.32%) MPLS
13 37 (3.00%) TCP/IP
14 36 (2.92%) Broadband
15 34 (2.76%) Radio Access Network
16 33 (2.67%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (1.38%) GIS
5 15 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.05%) Big Data
6 13 (1.05%) SAP BW
6 13 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (0.81%) MySQL
7 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.65%) QlikView
8 8 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.57%) MS Access
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
10 6 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (2.76%) Subversion
2 24 (1.94%) GCC
2 24 (1.94%) GDB
2 24 (1.94%) Trac
3 13 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.05%) Selenium
4 11 (0.89%) JIRA
5 9 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.65%) Gradle
6 8 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.49%) Android Studio
7 6 (0.49%) JMeter
7 6 (0.49%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.49%) Maven
7 6 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.49%) Xcode
8 5 (0.41%) Ant
8 5 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 214 (17.34%) Finance
2 130 (10.53%) Marketing
3 83 (6.73%) Electronics
4 72 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 57 (4.62%) Retail
6 47 (3.81%) Billing
7 29 (2.35%) Advertising
8 23 (1.86%) Legal
9 21 (1.70%) Banking
10 15 (1.22%) Law
11 13 (1.05%) General Ledger
11 13 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
12 9 (0.73%) Back Office
13 8 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 1 (0.081%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.081%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (14.59%) Analyst
2 144 (11.67%) Project Manager
3 82 (6.65%) Network Engineer
4 69 (5.59%) Telecoms Manager
5 68 (5.51%) Architect
6 61 (4.94%) Consultant
7 50 (4.05%) Developer
8 43 (3.48%) Business Analyst
9 41 (3.32%) Designer
9 41 (3.32%) Telecoms Analyst
10 37 (3.00%) Voice Project Manager
11 34 (2.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 32 (2.59%) Administrator
13 27 (2.19%) Design Engineer
14 26 (2.11%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.03%) Security Engineer
15 25 (2.03%) Service Manager
16 24 (1.94%) C++ Software Engineer
17 23 (1.86%) Cisco Engineer
17 23 (1.86%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.35%) CSS
2 28 (2.27%) HTML
3 26 (2.11%) Web Services
4 24 (1.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (1.94%) Middleware
4 24 (1.94%) STL
5 19 (1.54%) XML
6 15 (1.22%) REST
7 13 (1.05%) .NET
7 13 (1.05%) SAP XI
7 13 (1.05%) SOAP
8 9 (0.73%) HTML5
8 9 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.65%) Spring
10 6 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (0.49%) jQuery
10 6 (0.49%) XML Messaging
11 5 (0.41%) Ajax
11 5 (0.41%) Apache Camel
11 5 (0.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.54%) User Experience
6 18 (1.46%) IVR
7 17 (1.38%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.13%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (0.97%) Smart Meter
11 11 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.73%) STB
13 8 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.65%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.65%) NHS
14 7 (0.57%) CCTV
14 7 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
14 7 (0.57%) IPTV
14 7 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 104 (8.43%) Linux
2 58 (4.70%) Windows
3 32 (2.59%) Unix
4 21 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.89%) Android
7 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.65%) Solaris
8 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.24%) CentOS
10 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.081%) Debian
12 1 (0.081%) MVS
12 1 (0.081%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (15.72%) Project Management
2 171 (13.86%) ITIL
3 136 (11.02%) PRINCE2
4 131 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (8.10%) Programme Management
7 98 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (5.92%) Service Management
9 70 (5.67%) CRM
10 69 (5.59%) Migration
11 68 (5.51%) ITIL V3
12 67 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
13 59 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (4.62%) Change Management
14 57 (4.62%) Network Design
15 50 (4.05%) Business Transformation
16 44 (3.57%) Service Delivery
17 43 (3.48%) Business Analysis
17 43 (3.48%) Customer Requirements
18 42 (3.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.11%) SQL
2 40 (3.24%) Java
3 29 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 27 (2.19%) C++
5 20 (1.62%) Python
6 16 (1.30%) Perl
7 15 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.13%) C
9 11 (0.89%) C#
9 11 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.81%) PHP
11 7 (0.57%) Ruby
11 7 (0.57%) VBA
12 5 (0.41%) Groovy
12 5 (0.41%) VB
13 4 (0.32%) F#
13 4 (0.32%) Scala
13 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (10.37%) Degree
2 105 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 96 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (6.81%) SC Cleared
5 71 (5.75%) CCNP
6 56 (4.54%) CCNA
7 41 (3.32%) CCIE
8 25 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (1.94%) JNCIA
10 23 (1.86%) CCIP
11 22 (1.78%) PMI Certification
12 20 (1.62%) PMP
13 18 (1.46%) CCDP
13 18 (1.46%) CIPD
14 17 (1.38%) HND
14 17 (1.38%) ISTQB
15 15 (1.22%) ISEB
15 15 (1.22%) JNCIE
16 14 (1.13%) APMP
16 14 (1.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.02%) SLA
2 18 (1.46%) QA
3 15 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.81%) HIPAA
4 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.73%) P3O
6 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.41%) COBIT
7 5 (0.41%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.24%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.16%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.081%) GAAP
10 1 (0.081%) IFRS
10 1 (0.081%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.081%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.081%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.081%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.73%) vSphere
4 4 (0.32%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) Docker
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.24%) vCloud
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) SRDF
6 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.081%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.081%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 17 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 16 (1.30%) Puppet
6 13 (1.05%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
8 7 (0.57%) SCCM
9 6 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.49%) Nagios
10 5 (0.41%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.24%) Ansible
11 3 (0.24%) MOM
11 3 (0.24%) Netcool
12 2 (0.16%) logstash
12 2 (0.16%) Salt
12 2 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 181 (14.67%) Cisco
2 170 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 99 (8.02%) SAP
4 74 (6.00%) Remedy
5 62 (5.02%) Oracle
6 57 (4.62%) Ericsson
6 57 (4.62%) HP
7 52 (4.21%) Juniper
8 41 (3.32%) VMware
9 35 (2.84%) Huawei
10 33 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 30 (2.43%) F5
12 23 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.86%) IBM
13 15 (1.22%) Cramer
13 15 (1.22%) Fortinet
13 15 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.13%) Intel Security
15 13 (1.05%) Citrix
15 13 (1.05%) webMethods
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