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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 27 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 576 883 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.54% 9.03% 10.75%
As % of the General category 20.30% 25.20% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 470 426
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £497 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 19
Median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £13.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.45 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.25 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -28.20%
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
2838 3504 3157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.24% 35.83% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 2042 1707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 114 89
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.50 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 0 330 £375 +3.87% 40
Hampshire -9 135 £360 -0.27% 21
Buckinghamshire -11 37 £425 +6.25% 20
Surrey -31 27 £288 -28.12% 30
Middlesex +4 13 £425 +42.85% 1
Kent +19 8 £185 -13.95% 8
West Sussex -7 8 £330 -4.00% 4
East Sussex +14 4 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -20 3 £310 -11.42% 18
M4 Corridor -6 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 224 (16.52%) Finance
2 196 (14.45%) Project Management
3 169 (12.46%) ITIL
4 139 (10.25%) MS Excel
5 131 (9.66%) Microsoft
6 127 (9.37%) Programme Management
7 124 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
8 123 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 119 (8.78%) Marketing
10 117 (8.63%) Cisco
11 112 (8.26%) PRINCE2
12 110 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 104 (7.67%) Degree
14 100 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 97 (7.15%) SAP
16 95 (7.01%) Service Management
17 89 (6.56%) Manufacturing
18 88 (6.49%) Migration
19 87 (6.42%) Electronics
19 87 (6.42%) Linux
19 87 (6.42%) MS Office
20 86 (6.34%) Oracle
21 84 (6.19%) 3G
22 83 (6.12%) Security Cleared
23 81 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
23 81 (5.97%) SQL
24 79 (5.83%) Firewall
24 79 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 77 (5.68%) SLA
26 75 (5.53%) LTE

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 19 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.11%) Skype for Business
3 12 (0.88%) CMS
4 11 (0.81%) Apache
5 6 (0.44%) IIS
5 6 (0.44%) SAS
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.22%) JBoss
8 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 139 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 87 (6.42%) MS Office
3 37 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.58%) MS Project
5 34 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.96%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.15%) InDesign
9 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS
10 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.074%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.074%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.074%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 79 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.37%) HFM
3 5 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.29%) Primavera
4 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Unica
7 1 (0.074%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.84%) SaaS
2 20 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.59%) PaaS
6 7 (0.52%) IaaS
6 7 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) Force.com
8 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.15%) Trello
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.074%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.074%) GitHub
9 1 (0.074%) Taleo
9 1 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 84 (6.19%) 3G
2 79 (5.83%) Firewall
3 75 (5.53%) 4G
3 75 (5.53%) LTE
4 61 (4.50%) Wireless
5 58 (4.28%) LAN
5 58 (4.28%) MPLS
6 55 (4.06%) Radio Access Network
7 53 (3.91%) WAN
8 50 (3.69%) VoIP
9 49 (3.61%) Internet
10 47 (3.47%) VPN
11 42 (3.10%) 2G
11 42 (3.10%) Network Security
12 37 (2.73%) Broadband
13 34 (2.51%) TCP/IP
14 30 (2.21%) BGP
14 30 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (1.77%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (1.62%) Oracle Database
3 18 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.18%) MySQL
5 15 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.03%) Big Data
7 12 (0.88%) MS Access
7 12 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.44%) QlikView
10 5 (0.37%) GIS
10 5 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.29%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (1.70%) SoapUI
2 20 (1.47%) JIRA
3 17 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.88%) Subversion
5 10 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.66%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.59%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.59%) Selenium
8 6 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.37%) JMeter
9 5 (0.37%) NuGet
9 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.37%) Trac
9 5 (0.37%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.29%) GCC
10 4 (0.29%) Gradle
10 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 224 (16.52%) Finance
2 119 (8.78%) Marketing
3 89 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 87 (6.42%) Electronics
5 48 (3.54%) Billing
6 36 (2.65%) Legal
7 34 (2.51%) Retail
8 29 (2.14%) Back Office
9 20 (1.47%) Banking
10 19 (1.40%) Advertising
11 11 (0.81%) French Language
11 11 (0.81%) Law
12 10 (0.74%) Front Office
13 7 (0.52%) Local Government
14 6 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.22%) German Language
15 3 (0.22%) Military
15 3 (0.22%) Publishing
16 2 (0.15%) Interactive Media
17 1 (0.074%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 197 (14.53%) Analyst
2 123 (9.07%) Project Manager
3 121 (8.92%) Architect
4 95 (7.01%) Designer
5 87 (6.42%) Business Analyst
6 81 (5.97%) Developer
7 80 (5.90%) Telecoms Manager
8 79 (5.83%) Network Engineer
9 74 (5.46%) Solutions Designer
10 70 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
11 64 (4.72%) Consultant
12 45 (3.32%) Telecoms Designer
13 37 (2.73%) Telecoms Analyst
14 35 (2.58%) Telecoms Architect
15 34 (2.51%) Telecoms Engineer
16 31 (2.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
17 30 (2.21%) Coordinator
17 30 (2.21%) Senior Manager
18 29 (2.14%) Software Engineer
19 26 (1.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.65%) Web Services
2 34 (2.51%) XML
3 32 (2.36%) SOAP
4 31 (2.29%) HTML
5 29 (2.14%) CSS
6 18 (1.33%) .NET
7 15 (1.11%) XSD
8 14 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.03%) WSDL
9 13 (0.96%) Middleware
10 9 (0.66%) Spring
11 8 (0.59%) Node.js
11 8 (0.59%) REST
11 8 (0.59%) SPML
12 7 (0.52%) HTML5
12 7 (0.52%) J2EE
12 7 (0.52%) XML Messaging
13 6 (0.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (0.44%) Hibernate
13 6 (0.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 29 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.70%) Smart Meter
6 21 (1.55%) Virtual Team
7 19 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 16 (1.18%) Digital TV
9 15 (1.11%) User Experience
10 12 (0.88%) Handset
11 11 (0.81%) CESG
11 11 (0.81%) PMI
12 10 (0.74%) CMDB
12 10 (0.74%) STB
13 9 (0.66%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.59%) Frameworx
14 8 (0.59%) VHDL
15 7 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
15 7 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (6.42%) Linux
2 71 (5.24%) Windows
3 52 (3.83%) Unix
4 31 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.47%) Solaris
6 11 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) AIX
12 3 (0.22%) Android
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.074%) Debian
14 1 (0.074%) Fedora
14 1 (0.074%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (14.45%) Project Management
2 169 (12.46%) ITIL
3 127 (9.37%) Programme Management
4 124 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
5 123 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 112 (8.26%) PRINCE2
7 110 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (7.01%) Service Management
9 88 (6.49%) Migration
10 81 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
11 63 (4.65%) Change Management
12 62 (4.57%) CRM
13 47 (3.47%) Waterfall
14 46 (3.39%) Business Analysis
15 45 (3.32%) Service Delivery
16 44 (3.24%) Information Security
17 43 (3.17%) ITIL V3
18 42 (3.10%) ITSM
19 41 (3.02%) SOA
20 40 (2.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (5.97%) SQL
2 49 (3.61%) Java
3 41 (3.02%) C
4 33 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.47%) Python
6 19 (1.40%) Embedded C
6 19 (1.40%) Perl
7 18 (1.33%) C++
8 15 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 13 (0.96%) C#
9 13 (0.96%) PHP
10 9 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.59%) Ruby
11 8 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.44%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.37%) VB
15 4 (0.29%) Korn
15 4 (0.29%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (7.67%) Degree
2 83 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.39%) CCNP
6 28 (2.06%) CCNA
6 28 (2.06%) CISSP
7 24 (1.77%) HND
8 23 (1.70%) CISM
8 23 (1.70%) ISEB
8 23 (1.70%) PMI Certification
9 22 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.40%) HNC
10 19 (1.40%) PMP
11 18 (1.33%) CCIE
12 14 (1.03%) CISA
13 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.52%) ACCA
15 7 (0.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.68%) SLA
2 30 (2.21%) QA
3 18 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.18%) NEBOSH
5 15 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.29%) COBIT
8 4 (0.29%) GAAP
8 4 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.15%) RMADS
11 1 (0.074%) HL7
11 1 (0.074%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.074%) P3O
System Software
1 31 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.88%) XenApp
4 11 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.22%) vSphere
9 3 (0.22%) XenServer
10 2 (0.15%) vCloud
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.074%) Docker
11 1 (0.074%) GPFS
11 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.03%) FortiGate
2 10 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.66%) Netcool
4 8 (0.59%) Amdocs OSS
5 6 (0.44%) SCCM
5 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.29%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.15%) MOM
9 2 (0.15%) Nessus
9 2 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.15%) OpenView
9 2 (0.15%) vRealize
10 1 (0.074%) Control-M
Vendors
1 131 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.63%) Cisco
3 97 (7.15%) SAP
4 86 (6.34%) Oracle
5 60 (4.42%) Remedy
6 46 (3.39%) Huawei
7 41 (3.02%) Ericsson
8 39 (2.88%) VMware
9 33 (2.43%) CheckPoint
10 32 (2.36%) HP
11 31 (2.29%) Citrix
12 30 (2.21%) Nokia
13 27 (1.99%) BMC
14 24 (1.77%) Juniper
15 20 (1.47%) Avaya
15 20 (1.47%) F5
16 19 (1.40%) Amdocs
16 19 (1.40%) Nortel
16 19 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (1.33%) Adobe
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