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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 16 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 821 1058 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.52% 10.63% 10.14%
As % of the General category 25.96% 30.94% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 453 414
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 25
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.87% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.97 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.60 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -19.73%
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
3163 3419 3273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 34.34% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1766 1717
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 123
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 446 £400 +14.28% 60
Hampshire +7 218 £400 - 36
Surrey -16 54 £340 +4.61% 47
Buckinghamshire -1 51 £403 +15.00% 29
Kent - 12 £250 - 3
West Sussex -19 10 £475 -13.63% 8
M4 Corridor +1 9 £230 -
Middlesex -6 8 £413 +1.85%
Oxfordshire -3 4 £315 +5.00% 11
Home Counties -6 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 252 (15.74%) Finance
2 222 (13.87%) Project Management
3 205 (12.80%) ITIL
4 166 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 139 (8.68%) Cisco
7 138 (8.62%) PRINCE2
8 133 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
9 131 (8.18%) Marketing
10 130 (8.12%) MS Excel
11 126 (7.87%) Degree
12 125 (7.81%) 3G
13 124 (7.75%) Microsoft
14 123 (7.68%) SAP
15 122 (7.62%) Programme Management
16 119 (7.43%) Linux
17 114 (7.12%) Oracle
18 108 (6.75%) Manufacturing
19 105 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
20 102 (6.37%) 4G
20 102 (6.37%) Huawei
21 100 (6.25%) Migration
22 98 (6.12%) Electronics
23 97 (6.06%) LTE
24 96 (6.00%) Service Management
25 93 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
26 92 (5.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
26 92 (5.75%) C
27 89 (5.56%) SQL
28 87 (5.43%) Unix

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (2.44%) CMS
2 32 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (1.12%) Node.js
5 17 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (1.00%) Apache
7 13 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.56%) Confluence
9 9 (0.56%) JBoss
9 9 (0.56%) SAS
10 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.37%) IIS
12 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 130 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 86 (5.37%) MS Office
3 45 (2.81%) MS Project
4 41 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.56%) AutoCAD
6 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.19%) InDesign
12 2 (0.12%) SPSS
13 1 (0.062%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 92 (5.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.50%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.37%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.25%) HFM
5 4 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.062%) Maximo
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.12%) SaaS
2 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.37%) Force.com
3 6 (0.37%) Office 365
4 5 (0.31%) IaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.062%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.062%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.062%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.062%) GitHub
6 1 (0.062%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.062%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.81%) 3G
2 102 (6.37%) 4G
3 97 (6.06%) LTE
4 85 (5.31%) Firewall
5 73 (4.56%) Wireless
6 71 (4.43%) MPLS
7 69 (4.31%) Radio Access Network
8 60 (3.75%) 2G
9 56 (3.50%) VPN
9 56 (3.50%) WAN
10 53 (3.31%) LAN
11 48 (3.00%) VoIP
12 41 (2.56%) Internet
13 39 (2.44%) Diameter Protocol
14 38 (2.37%) BGP
15 36 (2.25%) DNS
16 35 (2.19%) Network Security
16 35 (2.19%) UMTS
17 34 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (2.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 36 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (0.87%) Big Data
5 13 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (0.81%) MS Access
6 12 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.31%) GIS
11 5 (0.31%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.31%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.25%) SAP BI
12 4 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (2.12%) JIRA
2 21 (1.31%) ClearCase
2 21 (1.31%) SoapUI
2 21 (1.31%) Subversion
3 17 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.81%) Selenium
5 12 (0.75%) Artifactory
5 12 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.69%) Trac
7 9 (0.56%) JUnit
8 8 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.44%) Gradle
9 7 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.37%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.37%) NuGet
10 6 (0.37%) Toad
11 5 (0.31%) FindBugs
General
1 252 (15.74%) Finance
2 131 (8.18%) Marketing
3 108 (6.75%) Manufacturing
4 98 (6.12%) Electronics
5 83 (5.18%) Billing
6 48 (3.00%) Retail
7 43 (2.69%) Legal
8 36 (2.25%) Back Office
9 23 (1.44%) Banking
10 16 (1.00%) Advertising
11 12 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.62%) Local Government
13 7 (0.44%) French Language
13 7 (0.44%) Law
14 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.19%) Front Office
15 3 (0.19%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 227 (14.18%) Analyst
2 155 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 148 (9.24%) Architect
4 103 (6.43%) Telecoms Manager
5 98 (6.12%) Designer
6 85 (5.31%) Business Analyst
7 82 (5.12%) Developer
8 81 (5.06%) Network Engineer
9 77 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
10 73 (4.56%) Consultant
11 69 (4.31%) Solutions Designer
12 53 (3.31%) Software Engineer
13 43 (2.69%) Embedded Engineer
14 42 (2.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 39 (2.44%) Telecoms Analyst
16 38 (2.37%) Delivery Manager
16 38 (2.37%) Design Engineer
17 36 (2.25%) IP Engineer
18 35 (2.19%) Test Analyst
19 32 (2.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.81%) HTML
2 38 (2.37%) XML
3 35 (2.19%) SOAP
4 32 (2.00%) Web Services
5 31 (1.94%) CSS
6 28 (1.75%) Middleware
7 24 (1.50%) HTML5
8 20 (1.25%) .NET
8 20 (1.25%) J2EE
9 18 (1.12%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 12 (0.75%) STL
10 12 (0.75%) WSDL
10 12 (0.75%) XSD
11 11 (0.69%) jQuery
11 11 (0.69%) REST
11 11 (0.69%) Spring
12 10 (0.62%) SAP XI
12 10 (0.62%) XML Messaging
13 9 (0.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 60 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.87%) Smart Meter
5 42 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.50%) DTV
7 26 (1.62%) User Experience
8 18 (1.12%) VHDL
9 14 (0.87%) CMDB
9 14 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
10 12 (0.75%) STB
11 11 (0.69%) PMI
12 10 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.56%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.50%) CESG
14 8 (0.50%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (7.43%) Linux
2 87 (5.43%) Unix
3 70 (4.37%) Windows
4 37 (2.31%) Solaris
5 19 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.62%) AIX
7 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.31%) Android
12 4 (0.25%) HPUX
13 3 (0.19%) NetWare
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (13.87%) Project Management
2 205 (12.80%) ITIL
3 166 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 138 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 133 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
7 122 (7.62%) Programme Management
8 100 (6.25%) Migration
9 96 (6.00%) Service Management
10 93 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
11 73 (4.56%) CRM
12 58 (3.62%) Service Delivery
12 58 (3.62%) Software Engineering
13 52 (3.25%) Change Management
14 51 (3.19%) Incident Management
15 45 (2.81%) ITIL V3
15 45 (2.81%) Waterfall
16 44 (2.75%) eTOM
16 44 (2.75%) Scrum
17 42 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (5.75%) C
2 89 (5.56%) SQL
3 75 (4.68%) Java
4 42 (2.62%) Embedded C
5 37 (2.31%) C++
6 36 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 25 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 19 (1.19%) Python
9 15 (0.94%) VB
10 13 (0.81%) Perl
10 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.56%) C#
12 9 (0.56%) Korn
13 6 (0.37%) PHP
14 4 (0.25%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.19%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.19%) SOQL
15 3 (0.19%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 126 (7.87%) Degree
2 72 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 45 (2.81%) CCNP
5 40 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.00%) HND
6 32 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 28 (1.75%) ISEB
8 27 (1.69%) CCNA
9 23 (1.44%) CISSP
10 22 (1.37%) PMP
11 21 (1.31%) HNC
11 21 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.12%) CIPD
13 16 (1.00%) APMP
13 16 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (0.94%) CCIE
15 13 (0.81%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.75%) CISA
16 12 (0.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.12%) SLA
2 37 (2.31%) QA
3 21 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.69%) NEBOSH
6 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.25%) RMADS
8 3 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.062%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.062%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.062%) JTAG
10 1 (0.062%) MISRA
10 1 (0.062%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.44%) XenApp
4 7 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) GPFS
7 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.12%) Docker
8 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.062%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.06%) FortiGate
3 10 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
3 10 (0.62%) SCCM
4 9 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.44%) Netcool
5 7 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.31%) Puppet
6 5 (0.31%) SCOM
7 4 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.25%) OpenView
7 4 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
8 3 (0.19%) Ansible
8 3 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.19%) nmon
8 3 (0.19%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 139 (8.68%) Cisco
2 124 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 123 (7.68%) SAP
4 114 (7.12%) Oracle
5 102 (6.37%) Huawei
6 72 (4.50%) Ericsson
7 60 (3.75%) HP
8 56 (3.50%) Nokia
8 56 (3.50%) VMware
9 55 (3.44%) Remedy
10 49 (3.06%) Juniper
11 39 (2.44%) BT
12 37 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 30 (1.87%) BMC
14 29 (1.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 27 (1.69%) F5
15 27 (1.69%) Nokia Networks
16 26 (1.62%) Avaya
17 25 (1.56%) Adobe
18 24 (1.50%) Virgin Media
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