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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 13 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 883 1019 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.17% 10.94% 10.50%
As % of the General category 25.96% 31.06% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 424 321
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 32
Average hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.44 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £34.60 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -36.61%
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
3402 3281 3184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.31% 35.22% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1744 1587
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 126
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 0 510 £340 -2.85% 69
Hampshire -2 155 £375 +11.11% 41
Surrey +3 83 £400 +14.28% 25
Buckinghamshire -12 72 £400 +1.58% 15
Oxfordshire -20 17 £330 -20.00% 8
West Sussex -8 16 £394 +12.50% 6
Middlesex -2 10 £298 -4.03% 2
Home Counties +7 3 £275 -33.33%
Kent -12 2 £215 -40.68% 8
Sussex - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 £325 -
M4 Corridor +5 1 £330 -34.00%
East Sussex -9 1 - - 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 316 (16.57%) Finance
2 262 (13.74%) Project Management
3 202 (10.59%) ITIL
4 196 (10.28%) MS Excel
5 192 (10.07%) 3G
6 187 (9.81%) Microsoft
7 175 (9.18%) Degree
8 170 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 167 (8.76%) 4G
10 166 (8.70%) SQL
11 162 (8.50%) Oracle
12 146 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
13 144 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
14 143 (7.50%) Cisco
15 142 (7.45%) Radio Access Network
16 137 (7.18%) LTE
17 129 (6.76%) MS Office
18 124 (6.50%) SAP
18 124 (6.50%) Security Cleared
19 122 (6.40%) PRINCE2
20 120 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
21 114 (5.98%) UNIX
22 113 (5.93%) Marketing
23 109 (5.72%) Service Management
24 103 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
25 102 (5.35%) 2G
26 100 (5.24%) HP
27 95 (4.98%) Linux
28 93 (4.88%) SC Cleared
29 91 (4.77%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.10%) Lync
3 20 (1.05%) CMS
3 20 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 14 (0.73%) SAS
5 10 (0.52%) Apache
6 8 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.21%) JBoss
10 4 (0.21%) Node.js
10 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.16%) Confluence
11 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 196 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 129 (6.76%) MS Office
3 83 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.89%) MS Project
6 19 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.68%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.58%) InDesign
10 5 (0.26%) Maya
11 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.10%) CATIA
13 1 (0.052%) SPSS
13 1 (0.052%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 58 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 16 (0.84%) SAP PSCD
3 15 (0.79%) SAP FI-CA
3 15 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 14 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.26%) Primavera
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.16%) Magento
10 3 (0.16%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.10%) Unica
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.52%) SaaS
2 11 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.31%) PaaS
5 4 (0.21%) IaaS
6 3 (0.16%) Office 365
7 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.052%) Force.com
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.052%) GitHub
8 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 192 (10.07%) 3G
2 167 (8.76%) 4G
3 142 (7.45%) Radio Access Network
4 137 (7.18%) LTE
5 102 (5.35%) 2G
6 77 (4.04%) GSM
7 76 (3.99%) WAN
8 75 (3.93%) Wireless
9 72 (3.78%) Firewall
10 70 (3.67%) VPN
11 68 (3.57%) TCP/IP
12 66 (3.46%) LAN
13 64 (3.36%) MPLS
14 57 (2.99%) UMTS
15 55 (2.88%) Internet
16 50 (2.62%) VoIP
16 50 (2.62%) Ethernet
17 43 (2.25%) SDH
17 43 (2.25%) Broadband
18 42 (2.20%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.46%) SQL Server
1 47 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 23 (1.21%) MS Access
3 23 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (0.89%) MySQL
7 16 (0.84%) Big Data
8 14 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 13 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.58%) QlikView
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.31%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.26%) PowerCenter
13 5 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (1.73%) SoapUI
2 17 (0.89%) JIRA
3 14 (0.73%) Axure RP
4 11 (0.58%) Subversion
5 10 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.47%) Selenium
6 9 (0.47%) Maven
7 8 (0.42%) Ant
8 7 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (0.31%) Grunt
10 5 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.26%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.26%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.26%) JMeter
11 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.21%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 316 (16.57%) Finance
2 113 (5.93%) Marketing
3 88 (4.61%) Electronics
4 79 (4.14%) Billing
5 76 (3.99%) Manufacturing
6 64 (3.36%) Legal
7 63 (3.30%) Banking
8 39 (2.05%) Retail
9 22 (1.15%) Back Office
10 18 (0.94%) Advertising
11 17 (0.89%) Law
12 12 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 12 (0.63%) Interactive Media
13 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 5 (0.26%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.21%) German Language
15 4 (0.21%) Automotive
16 3 (0.16%) Front Office
16 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 309 (16.20%) Analyst
2 187 (9.81%) Project Manager
3 142 (7.45%) Architect
4 121 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 91 (4.77%) Consultant
6 79 (4.14%) Developer
7 70 (3.67%) Designer
8 61 (3.20%) Design Engineer
9 59 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
10 55 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
11 53 (2.78%) Network Engineer
12 52 (2.73%) Coordinator
13 51 (2.67%) Administrator
14 50 (2.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 42 (2.20%) Test Engineer
16 40 (2.10%) Test Analyst
17 39 (2.05%) Service Manager
17 39 (2.05%) IP Engineer
18 35 (1.84%) Telecoms Business Analyst
19 31 (1.63%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.04%) XML
2 48 (2.52%) HTML
2 48 (2.52%) SOAP
3 40 (2.10%) Web Services
4 33 (1.73%) XML Messaging
5 30 (1.57%) CSS
6 19 (1.00%) .NET
6 19 (1.00%) J2EE
6 19 (1.00%) HTML5
7 16 (0.84%) CSS3
8 14 (0.73%) Middleware
9 10 (0.52%) jQuery
10 9 (0.47%) Spring
11 8 (0.42%) Application Packaging
11 8 (0.42%) REST
12 7 (0.37%) WebCenter
12 7 (0.37%) JSP
13 6 (0.31%) SAP XI
13 6 (0.31%) Ajax
13 6 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.35%) DTV
3 77 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 64 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.10%) User Experience
6 33 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.05%) CMDB
7 20 (1.05%) PKI
8 18 (0.94%) PMI
9 15 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 13 (0.68%) IVR
10 13 (0.68%) Statistics
11 12 (0.63%) NHS
12 11 (0.58%) GIS
13 10 (0.52%) Clustering
13 10 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.47%) STB
14 9 (0.47%) Handset
14 9 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
15 8 (0.42%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 114 (5.98%) UNIX
2 95 (4.98%) Linux
3 82 (4.30%) Windows
4 19 (1.00%) Solaris
5 18 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.47%) AIX
9 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.37%) HPUX
11 4 (0.21%) SUSE
11 4 (0.21%) Android
12 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.052%) CentOS
14 1 (0.052%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (13.74%) Project Management
2 202 (10.59%) ITIL
3 170 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (6.40%) PRINCE2
6 120 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
7 109 (5.72%) Service Management
8 91 (4.77%) Migration
9 85 (4.46%) Programme Management
10 77 (4.04%) Validation
11 76 (3.99%) Service Delivery
12 74 (3.88%) Test Management
13 73 (3.83%) Business Analysis
14 68 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
15 64 (3.36%) CRM
16 63 (3.30%) Use Case
17 59 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (2.88%) Change Management
19 52 (2.73%) Network Design
20 49 (2.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 166 (8.70%) SQL
2 68 (3.57%) Java
3 65 (3.41%) C
4 61 (3.20%) Perl
5 43 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 34 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 21 (1.10%) C++
8 20 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.00%) Python
10 12 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.58%) PHP
11 11 (0.58%) C#
12 10 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.47%) Korn
13 9 (0.47%) VB
14 8 (0.42%) R
15 6 (0.31%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.26%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.26%) VBScript
17 4 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (9.18%) Degree
2 124 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 73 (3.83%) CCNP
6 68 (3.57%) CCNA
7 48 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 34 (1.78%) ISTQB
9 32 (1.68%) PMP
10 31 (1.63%) HND
11 25 (1.31%) CCIE
12 23 (1.21%) ISEB
13 22 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.00%) HNC
15 16 (0.84%) CCDP
16 15 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.79%) CISSP
16 15 (0.79%) CCSE
16 15 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.68%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.78%) SLA
2 49 (2.57%) QA
3 20 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.37%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.58%) NFS
4 9 (0.47%) ProxySG
5 8 (0.42%) vSphere
5 8 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.37%) Docker
7 4 (0.21%) NDS
7 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.21%) XenApp
7 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.10%) Firmware
8 2 (0.10%) Samba
8 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.052%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.052%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 65 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
4 9 (0.47%) Netcool
4 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.47%) Puppet
5 8 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (0.42%) OpenView
6 7 (0.37%) HP NNM
6 7 (0.37%) SCCM
7 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.31%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.21%) Nessus
10 3 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.16%) Cacti
10 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 187 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 162 (8.50%) Oracle
3 143 (7.50%) Cisco
4 124 (6.50%) SAP
5 100 (5.24%) HP
6 71 (3.72%) Ericsson
7 50 (2.62%) Remedy
8 46 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 45 (2.36%) Nokia
10 39 (2.05%) Juniper
11 38 (1.99%) VMware
12 36 (1.89%) Huawei
13 28 (1.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 24 (1.26%) F5
15 21 (1.10%) Amdocs
15 21 (1.10%) Mapinfo
15 21 (1.10%) Avaya
16 20 (1.05%) Adobe
16 20 (1.05%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.94%) Citrix
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