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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 960 864 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.17% 9.67% 11.88%
As % of the General category 29.77% 27.55% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 395 339
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£375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £12.10 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £26.20 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
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
3225 3136 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.16% 35.08% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1668 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 129 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 626 £350 - 105
Hampshire -2 142 £400 +25.00% 31
Surrey -12 68 £338 -10.00% 37
Buckinghamshire +7 65 £350 +2.18% 12
Oxfordshire -21 16 £313 -13.79% 9
West Sussex -13 13 £494 +48.49% 5
Middlesex +10 10 £263 -8.69% 2
Home Counties - 6 £275 -
East Sussex -14 4 - - 6
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 325 (15.75%) Finance
2 299 (14.49%) Project Management
3 241 (11.68%) 3G
4 213 (10.32%) Degree
5 209 (10.13%) ITIL
6 207 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 193 (9.36%) Microsoft
8 192 (9.31%) 4G
9 184 (8.92%) Radio Access Network
10 182 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 181 (8.77%) Cisco
12 178 (8.63%) SQL
13 154 (7.46%) Oracle
13 154 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
14 153 (7.42%) LTE
15 143 (6.93%) PRINCE2
16 142 (6.88%) 2G
17 138 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
18 129 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
19 126 (6.11%) MS Office
20 115 (5.57%) SAP
21 114 (5.53%) Service Delivery
22 112 (5.43%) Service Management
23 111 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
24 110 (5.33%) Ericsson
25 104 (5.04%) Billing
26 100 (4.85%) Security Cleared
27 97 (4.70%) Marketing
28 96 (4.65%) CRM
28 96 (4.65%) GSM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.11%) Lync
3 18 (0.87%) CMS
4 17 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.58%) Apache
6 10 (0.48%) Node.js
7 9 (0.44%) SAS
8 8 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.24%) IIS
11 5 (0.24%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.19%) JBoss
12 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.15%) Confluence
13 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 182 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 126 (6.11%) MS Office
3 90 (4.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.99%) MS Project
6 22 (1.07%) AutoCAD
7 19 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.53%) InDesign
11 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.048%) CATIA
12 1 (0.048%) SPSS
12 1 (0.048%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 48 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 13 (0.63%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.58%) SAP FI-CA
4 11 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.34%) Primavera
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
6 6 (0.29%) BigMachines
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.15%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.097%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.75%) SaaS
2 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.24%) PaaS
5 4 (0.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Office 365
7 2 (0.097%) Force.com
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.048%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 241 (11.68%) 3G
2 192 (9.31%) 4G
3 184 (8.92%) Radio Access Network
4 153 (7.42%) LTE
5 142 (6.88%) 2G
6 96 (4.65%) GSM
7 84 (4.07%) Wireless
8 83 (4.02%) MPLS
9 82 (3.97%) Firewall
10 77 (3.73%) WAN
11 72 (3.49%) LAN
12 68 (3.30%) Internet
13 66 (3.20%) UMTS
14 63 (3.05%) OSPF
15 60 (2.91%) TCP/IP
16 58 (2.81%) Ethernet
17 57 (2.76%) VPN
18 54 (2.62%) SDH
19 51 (2.47%) VoIP
20 49 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (0.97%) MS Access
6 17 (0.82%) MySQL
6 17 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.48%) Big Data
8 10 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.44%) QlikView
9 9 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.44%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.24%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 22 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.63%) Axure RP
3 12 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.53%) JIRA
5 10 (0.48%) Selenium
5 10 (0.48%) Subversion
6 9 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.44%) Maven
7 8 (0.39%) Ant
7 8 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.29%) Grunt
10 5 (0.24%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.19%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.19%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.15%) JMeter
12 3 (0.15%) TestPartner
General
1 325 (15.75%) Finance
2 104 (5.04%) Billing
3 97 (4.70%) Marketing
4 75 (3.64%) Banking
5 74 (3.59%) Electronics
6 73 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 69 (3.34%) Legal
8 43 (2.08%) Retail
9 40 (1.94%) Back Office
10 16 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.68%) Advertising
12 13 (0.63%) Law
13 12 (0.58%) Interactive Media
14 8 (0.39%) German Language
15 7 (0.34%) Publishing
15 7 (0.34%) Front Office
16 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.19%) Automotive
18 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 287 (13.91%) Analyst
2 215 (10.42%) Project Manager
3 138 (6.69%) Architect
4 131 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 96 (4.65%) Design Engineer
6 95 (4.60%) Developer
7 92 (4.46%) Consultant
8 76 (3.68%) Designer
9 73 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
10 69 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
11 66 (3.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 60 (2.91%) Coordinator
13 58 (2.81%) IP Engineer
14 56 (2.71%) Test Engineer
15 53 (2.57%) Network Engineer
16 48 (2.33%) Administrator
17 45 (2.18%) Service Manager
18 42 (2.04%) Telecoms Business Analyst
18 42 (2.04%) RAN Engineer
19 41 (1.99%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.76%) HTML
2 38 (1.84%) XML
3 37 (1.79%) CSS
4 27 (1.31%) SOAP
4 27 (1.31%) Web Services
5 26 (1.26%) .NET
6 18 (0.87%) J2EE
7 15 (0.73%) Middleware
8 13 (0.63%) HTML5
8 13 (0.63%) REST
8 13 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 12 (0.58%) CSS3
10 11 (0.53%) RESTful
11 9 (0.44%) Application Packaging
11 9 (0.44%) jQuery
12 8 (0.39%) Spring
12 8 (0.39%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.34%) XML Messaging
13 7 (0.34%) Ajax
14 6 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 61 (2.96%) DTV
4 60 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 45 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.04%) User Experience
7 22 (1.07%) PMI
8 18 (0.87%) Statistics
9 16 (0.78%) PKI
9 16 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (0.63%) IVR
10 13 (0.63%) CMDB
11 12 (0.58%) SecurID
11 12 (0.58%) GIS
11 12 (0.58%) Smart Meter
12 10 (0.48%) Handset
12 10 (0.48%) Replication
13 9 (0.44%) NHS
13 9 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (4.51%) UNIX
2 89 (4.31%) Windows
3 86 (4.17%) Linux
4 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (0.73%) Solaris
7 9 (0.44%) Android
7 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.24%) AIX
9 4 (0.19%) VMS
10 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.097%) SUSE
11 2 (0.097%) HPUX
11 2 (0.097%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.097%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (14.49%) Project Management
2 209 (10.13%) ITIL
3 207 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 143 (6.93%) PRINCE2
5 138 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 114 (5.53%) Service Delivery
8 112 (5.43%) Service Management
9 96 (4.65%) CRM
10 91 (4.41%) Validation
11 89 (4.31%) Migration
12 73 (3.54%) Change Management
13 72 (3.49%) Programme Management
14 70 (3.39%) Business Analysis
14 70 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (3.05%) Network Planning
16 60 (2.91%) Network Design
17 51 (2.47%) Digital Marketing
18 44 (2.13%) ERP
19 42 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 178 (8.63%) SQL
2 69 (3.34%) Java
3 53 (2.57%) Perl
4 47 (2.28%) C
5 41 (1.99%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.70%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.07%) Python
8 17 (0.82%) C++
9 14 (0.68%) C#
10 13 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.48%) VB
12 9 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.44%) PHP
12 9 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.39%) Korn
13 8 (0.39%) VBScript
14 7 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.19%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.19%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (10.32%) Degree
2 111 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 77 (3.73%) CCNP
5 68 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 60 (2.91%) PMI Certification
7 53 (2.57%) CCNA
8 47 (2.28%) HND
9 41 (1.99%) ISEB
10 38 (1.84%) PMP
11 34 (1.65%) HNC
12 31 (1.50%) CCIE
13 24 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.11%) CISSP
15 22 (1.07%) ISTQB
16 14 (0.68%) JNCIS
17 13 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 11 (0.53%) BC Cleared
20 10 (0.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.41%) SLA
2 61 (2.96%) QA
3 24 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.048%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.48%) NFS
4 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.19%) Docker
6 3 (0.15%) vSphere
6 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.15%) XenApp
6 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.097%) Samba
7 2 (0.097%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.048%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.048%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.048%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.048%) NDS
8 1 (0.048%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
3 17 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (0.48%) TrustSec
5 9 (0.44%) Netcool
6 8 (0.39%) OpenView
6 8 (0.39%) SCCM
7 7 (0.34%) HP NNM
8 6 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.19%) Puppet
9 4 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.19%) Nessus
10 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.097%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.097%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 193 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 181 (8.77%) Cisco
3 154 (7.46%) Oracle
4 115 (5.57%) SAP
5 110 (5.33%) Ericsson
6 61 (2.96%) HP
7 57 (2.76%) CheckPoint
8 46 (2.23%) Nokia
9 45 (2.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 43 (2.08%) Remedy
10 43 (2.08%) Huawei
11 42 (2.04%) Juniper
12 30 (1.45%) F5
13 29 (1.41%) VMware
14 28 (1.36%) Business Objects
15 26 (1.26%) Citrix
16 20 (0.97%) Amdocs
17 19 (0.92%) TOWER Software
17 19 (0.92%) Mapinfo
18 18 (0.87%) Adobe
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