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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 9 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 957 911 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.32% 10.42% 15.29%
As % of the General category 30.65% 28.18% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 324 367
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£363 £377 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £214 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 44
Average hourly rate £14.70 £37.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £44.97 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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
3122 3233 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.68% 36.97% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1722 1650 1609
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 101 131
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 0 565 £360 -8.86% 77
Hampshire +3 156 £360 -0.68% 24
Surrey +25 87 £360 - 13
Buckinghamshire -4 69 £400 -5.88% 15
Oxfordshire +15 22 £425 +30.76% 5
Middlesex 0 17 £270 +68.75% 2
West Sussex +6 11 £363 -9.37% 4
Kent -5 7 £363 +13.28% 2
East Sussex -13 4 £363 +16.93% 1
M4 Corridor 0 3 £500 +42.85%
Thames Valley - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 372 (19.82%) Finance
2 301 (16.04%) Project Management
3 221 (11.77%) Cisco
4 203 (10.82%) 3G
5 189 (10.07%) MS Excel
5 189 (10.07%) Degree
6 180 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 178 (9.48%) Microsoft
8 172 (9.16%) LTE
9 169 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 164 (8.74%) Marketing
11 156 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 154 (8.20%) Programme Management
12 154 (8.20%) MS Office
13 151 (8.04%) SQL
13 151 (8.04%) SAP
13 151 (8.04%) ITIL
14 148 (7.88%) Manufacturing
15 146 (7.78%) DTV
16 143 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
17 125 (6.66%) Electronics
17 125 (6.66%) Firewall
18 123 (6.55%) Oracle
19 121 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
20 120 (6.39%) UNIX
21 119 (6.34%) Billing
22 118 (6.29%) 4G
23 114 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
24 113 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
25 112 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 18 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 16 (0.85%) Lync
5 15 (0.80%) Apache
6 14 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.59%) IIS
8 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.37%) CMS
10 7 (0.37%) SAS
11 6 (0.32%) Confluence
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.21%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.16%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.16%) Commerce Server
15 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 189 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 154 (8.20%) MS Office
3 70 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (3.20%) MS Project
5 42 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 30 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (1.12%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.16%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Maya
12 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 112 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.64%) CSG Singleview
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (0.21%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.053%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.053%) Tridion
9 1 (0.053%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.053%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.81%) SaaS
2 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.27%) Office 365
4 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) Force.com
5 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 203 (10.82%) 3G
2 172 (9.16%) LTE
3 125 (6.66%) Firewall
4 118 (6.29%) 4G
5 99 (5.27%) Radio Access Network
6 98 (5.22%) 2G
7 82 (4.37%) Internet
8 81 (4.32%) Ethernet
9 77 (4.10%) MPLS
10 67 (3.57%) OSPF
11 64 (3.41%) DNS
12 58 (3.09%) UMTS
13 54 (2.88%) VoIP
14 52 (2.77%) VPN
15 50 (2.66%) GSM
16 48 (2.56%) WAN
16 48 (2.56%) BGP
17 43 (2.29%) LAN
18 42 (2.24%) Wireless
19 39 (2.08%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.70%) MySQL
4 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.96%) MS Access
7 16 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.64%) QlikView
9 12 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.37%) Big Data
14 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (1.07%) ClearCase
2 14 (0.75%) Subversion
3 12 (0.64%) JIRA
4 9 (0.48%) JUnit
4 9 (0.48%) TestDirector
5 8 (0.43%) Selenium
5 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.43%) Ant
6 7 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.37%) Toad
7 6 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.32%) Maven
7 6 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.27%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.21%) Mockito
9 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
General
1 372 (19.82%) Finance
2 164 (8.74%) Marketing
3 148 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 125 (6.66%) Electronics
5 119 (6.34%) Billing
6 47 (2.50%) Banking
7 42 (2.24%) Retail
8 41 (2.18%) Legal
9 21 (1.12%) Advertising
10 20 (1.07%) Back Office
11 16 (0.85%) Law
12 11 (0.59%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.53%) Front Office
14 6 (0.32%) French Language
15 4 (0.21%) German Language
15 4 (0.21%) Korean Language
16 3 (0.16%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.053%) Portuguese Language
18 1 (0.053%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 280 (14.92%) Analyst
2 269 (14.33%) Project Manager
3 141 (7.51%) Architect
4 114 (6.07%) Design Engineer
5 111 (5.91%) Business Analyst
6 97 (5.17%) Developer
7 79 (4.21%) Consultant
8 77 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 73 (3.89%) IP Engineer
10 53 (2.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 49 (2.61%) Network Engineer
12 47 (2.50%) Test Engineer
12 47 (2.50%) Designer
13 46 (2.45%) Coordinator
13 46 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
14 45 (2.40%) Administrator
15 37 (1.97%) Data Analyst
16 33 (1.76%) Project Coordinator
16 33 (1.76%) Software Engineer
16 33 (1.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.45%) HTML
1 46 (2.45%) .NET
2 45 (2.40%) CSS
3 36 (1.92%) XML
4 34 (1.81%) SOAP
5 30 (1.60%) Web Services
6 23 (1.23%) jQuery
7 19 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.96%) Middleware
9 15 (0.80%) POSIX
9 15 (0.80%) RESTful
10 14 (0.75%) J2EE
11 12 (0.64%) Ajax
12 10 (0.53%) JSP
12 10 (0.53%) WCF
12 10 (0.53%) Spring
13 9 (0.48%) REST
14 8 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.43%) HTML5
14 8 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.78%) DTV
2 143 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.17%) Smart Meter
7 19 (1.01%) PMI
8 18 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 17 (0.91%) User Experience
10 13 (0.69%) Handset
10 13 (0.69%) NHS
11 12 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.48%) Clustering
15 8 (0.43%) IVR
15 8 (0.43%) STB
15 8 (0.43%) IPTV
15 8 (0.43%) CMDB
15 8 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 120 (6.39%) UNIX
2 112 (5.97%) Windows
2 112 (5.97%) Linux
3 27 (1.44%) Solaris
4 20 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (0.96%) Android
6 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.43%) VMS
10 7 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.37%) AIX
11 6 (0.32%) HPUX
11 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.11%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.11%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (16.04%) Project Management
2 180 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
3 169 (9.00%) PRINCE2
4 156 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 154 (8.20%) Programme Management
6 151 (8.04%) ITIL
7 121 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
9 104 (5.54%) Migration
10 75 (4.00%) Service Management
10 75 (4.00%) CRM
11 69 (3.68%) Validation
12 64 (3.41%) Business Analysis
13 58 (3.09%) Change Management
13 58 (3.09%) Network Architecture
14 51 (2.72%) Software Engineering
15 50 (2.66%) Network Design
16 47 (2.50%) Service Delivery
17 43 (2.29%) Scrum
17 43 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 151 (8.04%) SQL
2 66 (3.52%) C
3 64 (3.41%) Java
4 39 (2.08%) Perl
5 38 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 34 (1.81%) C#
7 23 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 18 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.80%) Python
10 14 (0.75%) PHP
10 14 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.64%) C++
12 10 (0.53%) VBA
13 8 (0.43%) Embedded C
14 7 (0.37%) Ruby
14 7 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.37%) VB
14 7 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.32%) Groovy
15 6 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 189 (10.07%) Degree
2 114 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 65 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 64 (3.41%) PMI Certification
6 55 (2.93%) CCIE
7 47 (2.50%) PMP
8 45 (2.40%) CCNP
9 43 (2.29%) ISEB
10 42 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 40 (2.13%) CCNA
12 24 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.12%) CISSP
14 17 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.85%) CCSP
16 14 (0.75%) CCIP
17 13 (0.69%) CIMA
18 12 (0.64%) HND
18 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.74%) SLA
2 44 (2.34%) QA
3 26 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.053%) GPG13
8 1 (0.053%) GAAP
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.053%) BS25999
System Software
1 37 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.69%) vSphere
4 12 (0.64%) NFS
5 10 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.43%) vCloud
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.16%) XenApp
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.11%) Snort
9 2 (0.11%) NDS
9 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.11%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.11%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.11%) GPFS
10 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.59%) SCCM
3 8 (0.43%) NetBackup
3 8 (0.43%) Netcool
4 7 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.21%) Puppet
8 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.16%) nmon
8 3 (0.16%) Nagios
8 3 (0.16%) OPNET
9 2 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 221 (11.77%) Cisco
2 178 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 151 (8.04%) SAP
4 123 (6.55%) Oracle
5 99 (5.27%) Juniper
6 77 (4.10%) CheckPoint
7 74 (3.94%) Ericsson
8 66 (3.52%) Huawei
9 60 (3.20%) HP
10 58 (3.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 52 (2.77%) Nokia
12 44 (2.34%) VMware
13 42 (2.24%) Business Objects
14 38 (2.02%) Remedy
15 34 (1.81%) Citrix
16 31 (1.65%) Avaya
17 28 (1.49%) NEC
18 22 (1.17%) Nortel
19 20 (1.07%) BT
19 20 (1.07%) Redback
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