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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1068 900 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.57% 10.68% 14.34%
As % of the General category 34.07% 29.85% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 349 321
Average daily rate
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£350 £374 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 46
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.15 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +38.46%
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
3135 3015 2751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.95% 35.78% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1495 1221
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 133 165
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 725 £363 - 128
Buckinghamshire +36 121 £356 +29.54% 13
Hampshire -29 97 £350 -6.66% 32
Surrey -3 86 £320 -3.39% 34
Oxfordshire -11 11 £400 +9.58% 13
West Sussex -18 8 £358 -16.37% 7
Kent -8 7 £425 +13.33% 8
Middlesex -3 4 £388 -18.42% 3
Sussex - 4 - -
M4 Corridor -1 2 £390 -
Home Counties 0 1 £413 +14.58%
East Sussex -12 1 - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 334 (16.49%) Finance
2 291 (14.37%) Project Management
3 253 (12.49%) ITIL
4 241 (11.90%) 3G
5 222 (10.96%) Cisco
6 201 (9.93%) SQL
7 191 (9.43%) Degree
8 187 (9.23%) Microsoft
9 185 (9.14%) MS Excel
9 185 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
10 164 (8.10%) PRINCE2
11 163 (8.05%) LTE
12 162 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
13 157 (7.75%) Oracle
13 157 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 150 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
15 149 (7.36%) Marketing
16 148 (7.31%) 4G
17 144 (7.11%) Security Cleared
18 132 (6.52%) Firewall
19 131 (6.47%) MS Office
19 131 (6.47%) SAP
20 123 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
21 122 (6.02%) Billing
22 121 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
23 119 (5.88%) Migration
24 118 (5.83%) Manufacturing
25 114 (5.63%) Programme Management
26 109 (5.38%) 2G
27 107 (5.28%) Validation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 19 (0.94%) Lync
3 16 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (0.79%) Node.js
3 16 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 16 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 15 (0.74%) CMS
5 14 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 14 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.59%) Apache
7 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.40%) IIS
9 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.30%) Confluence
11 5 (0.25%) JBoss
12 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.099%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.099%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 185 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 131 (6.47%) MS Office
3 76 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 41 (2.02%) MS Project
6 19 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.54%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.30%) InDesign
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 79 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
5 7 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Exstream
8 2 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.099%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.099%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Maximo
9 1 (0.049%) Agresso
9 1 (0.049%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.17%) SaaS
2 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.099%) Force.com
4 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 241 (11.90%) 3G
2 163 (8.05%) LTE
3 162 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
4 148 (7.31%) 4G
5 132 (6.52%) Firewall
6 109 (5.38%) 2G
7 107 (5.28%) Internet
8 90 (4.44%) OSPF
8 90 (4.44%) WAN
9 89 (4.40%) LAN
10 84 (4.15%) MPLS
11 81 (4.00%) Ethernet
12 68 (3.36%) DNS
13 66 (3.26%) Broadband
14 64 (3.16%) BGP
15 63 (3.11%) VPN
16 60 (2.96%) TCP/IP
17 53 (2.62%) GSM
18 52 (2.57%) VoIP
19 48 (2.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 30 (1.48%) MySQL
4 30 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (1.23%) MS Access
6 19 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 18 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.44%) QlikView
10 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.74%) Axure RP
4 11 (0.54%) Selenium
4 11 (0.54%) JIRA
4 11 (0.54%) Subversion
5 10 (0.49%) JUnit
6 9 (0.44%) Toad
6 9 (0.44%) TestDirector
6 9 (0.44%) Maven
7 7 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.35%) Ant
8 6 (0.30%) Mockito
8 6 (0.30%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 334 (16.49%) Finance
2 149 (7.36%) Marketing
3 122 (6.02%) Billing
4 118 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 83 (4.10%) Electronics
6 64 (3.16%) Legal
7 40 (1.98%) Back Office
8 37 (1.83%) Banking
9 36 (1.78%) Retail
10 19 (0.94%) Law
11 16 (0.79%) Advertising
12 14 (0.69%) Interactive Media
13 12 (0.59%) German Language
14 7 (0.35%) Publishing
14 7 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.25%) Front Office
15 5 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 290 (14.32%) Analyst
2 208 (10.27%) Project Manager
3 167 (8.25%) Architect
4 113 (5.58%) Design Engineer
4 113 (5.58%) Business Analyst
5 109 (5.38%) Developer
6 84 (4.15%) Consultant
7 76 (3.75%) IP Engineer
8 69 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
8 69 (3.41%) Designer
9 66 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
10 62 (3.06%) Network Engineer
11 60 (2.96%) Coordinator
12 59 (2.91%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 50 (2.47%) Administrator
14 48 (2.37%) Test Engineer
15 38 (1.88%) Project Coordinator
16 37 (1.83%) Service Manager
17 36 (1.78%) Data Analyst
18 35 (1.73%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.41%) HTML
2 53 (2.62%) CSS
3 38 (1.88%) SOAP
4 33 (1.63%) .NET
5 32 (1.58%) Web Services
6 30 (1.48%) XML
7 23 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 18 (0.89%) REST
9 16 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.74%) jQuery
11 13 (0.64%) Ajax
11 13 (0.64%) Spring
12 12 (0.59%) ExpressJS
12 12 (0.59%) RESTful
13 11 (0.54%) JSP
13 11 (0.54%) JSON
14 9 (0.44%) Middleware
14 9 (0.44%) HTML5
15 8 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (0.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 185 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.64%) DTV
3 52 (2.57%) Management Information System
3 52 (2.57%) User Experience
4 48 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 27 (1.33%) PMI
6 22 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.04%) IVR
7 21 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (0.89%) SecurID
9 17 (0.84%) GIS
9 17 (0.84%) Smart Meter
10 11 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 11 (0.54%) Machine to Machine
11 9 (0.44%) NHS
12 8 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.40%) PKI
12 8 (0.40%) CMDB
12 8 (0.40%) RIA
12 8 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 105 (5.19%) UNIX
2 103 (5.09%) Windows
3 98 (4.84%) Linux
4 25 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (1.23%) Solaris
5 22 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.54%) Android
8 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.40%) AIX
10 6 (0.30%) VMS
10 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.099%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (14.37%) Project Management
2 253 (12.49%) ITIL
3 164 (8.10%) PRINCE2
4 157 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 150 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 123 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (5.88%) Migration
8 114 (5.63%) Programme Management
9 107 (5.28%) Validation
10 98 (4.84%) Service Management
11 81 (4.00%) eTOM
12 80 (3.95%) CRM
13 78 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
14 72 (3.56%) Service Delivery
15 69 (3.41%) Change Management
16 56 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 55 (2.72%) Scrum
18 51 (2.52%) ERP
18 51 (2.52%) Business Analysis
19 50 (2.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 201 (9.93%) SQL
2 58 (2.86%) Java
3 55 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 51 (2.52%) Perl
5 50 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 32 (1.58%) C
7 29 (1.43%) C#
8 27 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 18 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 17 (0.84%) Python
11 14 (0.69%) VB
12 11 (0.54%) VBA
12 11 (0.54%) C++
13 9 (0.44%) VBScript
14 5 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.20%) Korn
15 4 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.15%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 191 (9.43%) Degree
2 144 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 121 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 72 (3.56%) CCNP
6 57 (2.81%) PMI Certification
7 52 (2.57%) CCNA
8 51 (2.52%) ISEB
9 41 (2.02%) CCIE
10 39 (1.93%) CISSP
11 33 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (1.58%) PMP
13 27 (1.33%) HND
14 23 (1.14%) DV Cleared
15 20 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (0.94%) ISTQB
17 16 (0.79%) HNC
18 13 (0.64%) CCIP
19 12 (0.59%) CBAP
19 12 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.79%) SLA
2 43 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.93%) QA
4 18 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.69%) NFS
4 9 (0.44%) vSphere
5 8 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.20%) vCloud
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.15%) Docker
8 2 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.099%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.099%) LXC
8 2 (0.099%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.049%) Samba
9 1 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.049%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.049%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 25 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
3 11 (0.54%) Netcool
4 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.25%) OpenView
5 5 (0.25%) Nagios
6 4 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.15%) logstash
7 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.099%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.099%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.099%) SCCM
8 2 (0.099%) SCOM
8 2 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 222 (10.96%) Cisco
2 187 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 157 (7.75%) Oracle
4 131 (6.47%) SAP
5 94 (4.64%) CheckPoint
5 94 (4.64%) Ericsson
6 65 (3.21%) Juniper
6 65 (3.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 59 (2.91%) Nokia
8 55 (2.72%) Huawei
9 54 (2.67%) Remedy
10 45 (2.22%) F5
11 43 (2.12%) Business Objects
12 40 (1.98%) HP
13 35 (1.73%) VMware
14 30 (1.48%) Citrix
15 22 (1.09%) Greenplum
16 21 (1.04%) Red Hat
16 21 (1.04%) Mapinfo
16 21 (1.04%) Fortinet
Slough, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £420 - £455 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £260 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £260 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Annum N/A
Posted: 6 days ago