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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 17 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 700 940 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.78% 10.12% 10.31%
As % of the General category 24.80% 29.29% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 442 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £245 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.10 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.67% -40.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £18.08 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -34.04%
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
2823 3209 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.39% 34.55% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1726 1673
Median daily rate £410 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 94 121
Median hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 0 391 £400 +14.28% 54
Hampshire +6 197 £400 - 30
Buckinghamshire -4 45 £400 +3.22% 10
Surrey -40 32 £380 -5.00% 34
West Sussex -14 11 £370 -22.10% 5
Middlesex -5 8 £400 +42.85% 1
Kent - 6 £663 - 5
East Sussex +8 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 14
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 231 (15.16%) Finance
2 210 (13.78%) Project Management
3 182 (11.94%) ITIL
4 150 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (9.12%) MS Excel
6 134 (8.79%) Cisco
7 133 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
9 127 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 119 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 118 (7.74%) 3G
11 118 (7.74%) Programme Management
11 118 (7.74%) Degree
12 116 (7.61%) Linux
13 112 (7.35%) SAP
13 112 (7.35%) Marketing
14 104 (6.82%) Oracle
15 103 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
16 102 (6.69%) LTE
17 98 (6.43%) Manufacturing
18 97 (6.36%) SLA
19 94 (6.17%) 4G
20 92 (6.04%) Migration
20 92 (6.04%) Service Management
21 91 (5.97%) SQL
22 88 (5.77%) MS Office
23 87 (5.71%) Firewall
24 85 (5.58%) Electronics
25 84 (5.51%) C
26 82 (5.38%) Huawei

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 27 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.57%) CMS
3 17 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 13 (0.85%) Apache
6 10 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.39%) IIS
8 6 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.33%) SAS
10 4 (0.26%) Confluence
10 4 (0.26%) JBoss
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.13%) nginx
12 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 139 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 88 (5.77%) MS Office
3 36 (2.36%) MS Project
4 34 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.20%) InDesign
8 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.13%) SPSS
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.066%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.066%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 80 (5.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.52%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.39%) SAP FI-CA
6 5 (0.33%) HFM
6 5 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.20%) Primavera
8 3 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.066%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.10%) SaaS
2 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.59%) IaaS
4 9 (0.59%) Office 365
5 7 (0.46%) PaaS
6 5 (0.33%) Force.com
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Trello
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.066%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.066%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.066%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.066%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 118 (7.74%) 3G
2 102 (6.69%) LTE
3 94 (6.17%) 4G
4 87 (5.71%) Firewall
5 80 (5.25%) MPLS
5 80 (5.25%) Wireless
6 65 (4.27%) WAN
7 61 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
7 61 (4.00%) VPN
8 58 (3.81%) LAN
8 58 (3.81%) VoIP
9 55 (3.61%) 2G
10 49 (3.22%) Internet
11 45 (2.95%) Network Security
12 42 (2.76%) Diameter Protocol
13 41 (2.69%) BGP
14 37 (2.43%) Broadband
15 36 (2.36%) TCP/IP
15 36 (2.36%) UMTS
16 35 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.43%) Oracle Database
2 27 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.57%) SQL Server
4 20 (1.31%) Big Data
5 14 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (0.85%) MS Access
6 13 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.52%) MySQL
9 7 (0.46%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.39%) QlikView
11 5 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.33%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (1.90%) JIRA
2 26 (1.71%) SoapUI
3 23 (1.51%) ClearCase
4 19 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.12%) Subversion
6 13 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.72%) Trac
8 10 (0.66%) Selenium
9 8 (0.52%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.39%) Maven
11 6 (0.39%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.39%) NuGet
12 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.26%) JUnit
13 4 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 231 (15.16%) Finance
2 112 (7.35%) Marketing
3 98 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 85 (5.58%) Electronics
5 67 (4.40%) Billing
6 45 (2.95%) Legal
7 39 (2.56%) Retail
8 36 (2.36%) Back Office
9 25 (1.64%) Banking
10 17 (1.12%) Advertising
11 12 (0.79%) French Language
11 12 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.66%) Local Government
13 6 (0.39%) Front Office
14 4 (0.26%) Law
15 3 (0.20%) German Language
16 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.13%) Publishing
16 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 213 (13.98%) Analyst
2 147 (9.65%) Architect
3 132 (8.66%) Project Manager
4 102 (6.69%) Designer
5 97 (6.36%) Telecoms Manager
6 95 (6.23%) Business Analyst
7 88 (5.77%) Network Engineer
8 82 (5.38%) Developer
8 82 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (5.18%) Solutions Designer
10 72 (4.72%) Consultant
11 52 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 48 (3.15%) Telecoms Designer
13 44 (2.89%) Embedded Engineer
14 38 (2.49%) Telecoms Architect
15 34 (2.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
16 31 (2.03%) Coordinator
16 31 (2.03%) Senior Manager
17 30 (1.97%) Telecoms Engineer
18 29 (1.90%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.56%) XML
2 38 (2.49%) SOAP
3 34 (2.23%) Web Services
4 30 (1.97%) HTML
5 28 (1.84%) CSS
6 21 (1.38%) Middleware
7 19 (1.25%) .NET
8 16 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 16 (1.05%) J2EE
8 16 (1.05%) XSD
9 15 (0.98%) WSDL
10 12 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 12 (0.79%) Node.js
10 12 (0.79%) STL
11 10 (0.66%) XML Messaging
12 9 (0.59%) HTML5
12 9 (0.59%) REST
12 9 (0.59%) SAP XI
13 8 (0.52%) SPML
13 8 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 43 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.82%) Smart Meter
5 31 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 27 (1.77%) DTV
7 18 (1.18%) VHDL
8 16 (1.05%) STB
8 16 (1.05%) User Experience
9 12 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (0.72%) CMDB
10 11 (0.72%) PMI
11 9 (0.59%) CESG
12 8 (0.52%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.52%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.52%) Frameworx
12 8 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (0.46%) IVR
13 7 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 116 (7.61%) Linux
2 78 (5.12%) Unix
3 67 (4.40%) Windows
4 35 (2.30%) Solaris
5 29 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.52%) AIX
8 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.26%) HPUX
10 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.20%) NetWare
11 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) SUSE
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.066%) Fedora
13 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (13.78%) Project Management
2 182 (11.94%) ITIL
3 150 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
6 119 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 118 (7.74%) Programme Management
8 92 (6.04%) Migration
8 92 (6.04%) Service Management
9 81 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
10 65 (4.27%) CRM
11 57 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 56 (3.67%) Software Engineering
13 52 (3.41%) Change Management
13 52 (3.41%) Waterfall
14 46 (3.02%) Scrum
15 43 (2.82%) ITIL V3
16 41 (2.69%) SOA
17 40 (2.62%) Information Security
17 40 (2.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (5.97%) SQL
2 84 (5.51%) C
3 66 (4.33%) Java
4 44 (2.89%) Embedded C
5 35 (2.30%) C++
6 33 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.44%) Python
8 19 (1.25%) Perl
8 19 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.72%) C#
10 11 (0.72%) Korn
11 10 (0.66%) Ruby
12 9 (0.59%) PHP
13 8 (0.52%) Embedded C++
14 7 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.46%) VB
15 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (7.74%) Degree
2 80 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (3.15%) CCNP
5 46 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.10%) CCNA
7 29 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.71%) HND
8 26 (1.71%) ISEB
9 21 (1.38%) HNC
10 20 (1.31%) CISSP
11 19 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.25%) PMP
12 17 (1.12%) CCIE
13 14 (0.92%) CISM
14 12 (0.79%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.72%) CCA
15 11 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (0.66%) CISA
17 8 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.36%) SLA
2 31 (2.03%) QA
3 19 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.98%) NEBOSH
6 12 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.20%) RMADS
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.066%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.066%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.79%) XenApp
5 9 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) GPFS
9 3 (0.20%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.13%) Docker
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.05%) FortiGate
3 9 (0.59%) Netcool
4 8 (0.52%) Amdocs OSS
5 7 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
6 6 (0.39%) SCCM
6 6 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.26%) Ansible
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.20%) OpenView
9 3 (0.20%) Puppet
10 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.13%) MOM
10 2 (0.13%) Nessus
10 2 (0.13%) Nmap
10 2 (0.13%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 134 (8.79%) Cisco
2 127 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 112 (7.35%) SAP
4 104 (6.82%) Oracle
5 82 (5.38%) Huawei
6 62 (4.07%) Remedy
7 55 (3.61%) Ericsson
8 48 (3.15%) Nokia
9 47 (3.08%) HP
10 46 (3.02%) VMware
11 40 (2.62%) Juniper
12 36 (2.36%) CheckPoint
13 35 (2.30%) Citrix
14 29 (1.90%) Nokia Networks
15 28 (1.84%) Virgin Media
16 27 (1.77%) BMC
16 27 (1.77%) BT
17 25 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 24 (1.57%) Avaya
18 24 (1.57%) Siemens
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