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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 943 942 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 10.36% 10.82%
As % of the General category 29.23% 29.66% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 422 319
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 37
Average hourly rate £14.10 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.60% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.85 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £30.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.07%
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
3226 3176 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.45% 34.91% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1698 1432
Average daily rate £400 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 119 158
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 557 £350 - 71
Hampshire -1 158 £400 +19.40% 33
Surrey +3 94 £400 +11.11% 26
Buckinghamshire 0 80 £388 +10.71% 15
Oxfordshire -26 15 £313 -10.71% 14
West Sussex -16 13 £475 +50.79% 7
Middlesex -1 8 £280 +3.70% 1
Home Counties - 6 £275 -
East Sussex -12 2 - -
Sussex - 2 - - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 337 (16.55%) Finance
2 287 (14.10%) Project Management
3 233 (11.44%) 3G
4 207 (10.17%) Degree
5 204 (10.02%) MS Excel
6 202 (9.92%) ITIL
6 202 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 192 (9.43%) Microsoft
8 189 (9.28%) 4G
9 176 (8.64%) SQL
10 172 (8.45%) Radio Access Network
11 158 (7.76%) Oracle
12 153 (7.51%) LTE
13 150 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
14 149 (7.32%) Cisco
15 144 (7.07%) PRINCE2
16 139 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
17 137 (6.73%) 2G
18 127 (6.24%) MS Office
19 126 (6.19%) SAP
20 120 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
21 116 (5.70%) Security Cleared
22 112 (5.50%) Service Management
23 110 (5.40%) UNIX
24 106 (5.21%) Service Delivery
25 105 (5.16%) Marketing
26 100 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
27 98 (4.81%) Ericsson
28 97 (4.76%) GSM
29 94 (4.62%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 48 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.08%) CMS
3 20 (0.98%) Lync
4 18 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.54%) Apache
5 11 (0.54%) SAS
6 8 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.34%) ArcGIS
7 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.34%) Node.js
7 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.25%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.20%) JBoss
10 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.20%) Confluence
11 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 204 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 127 (6.24%) MS Office
3 85 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.77%) MS Project
6 19 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 19 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.54%) InDesign
10 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.098%) CATIA
12 1 (0.049%) SPSS
12 1 (0.049%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 54 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.74%) SAP PSCD
3 14 (0.69%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.69%) SAP FI-CA
4 11 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.39%) Primavera
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.15%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.67%) SaaS
2 10 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.25%) PaaS
5 4 (0.20%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Office 365
7 2 (0.098%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.098%) Force.com
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.049%) GitHub
8 1 (0.049%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 233 (11.44%) 3G
2 189 (9.28%) 4G
3 172 (8.45%) Radio Access Network
4 153 (7.51%) LTE
5 137 (6.73%) 2G
6 97 (4.76%) GSM
7 82 (4.03%) Wireless
8 73 (3.59%) WAN
9 69 (3.39%) UMTS
10 65 (3.19%) MPLS
11 64 (3.14%) TCP/IP
12 63 (3.09%) LAN
13 62 (3.05%) Firewall
14 56 (2.75%) Internet
15 54 (2.65%) SDH
15 54 (2.65%) VPN
15 54 (2.65%) Ethernet
16 51 (2.50%) VoIP
17 43 (2.11%) ATM
17 43 (2.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 38 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.38%) MS Access
5 23 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.03%) MySQL
7 18 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.74%) Big Data
9 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.39%) QlikView
13 7 (0.34%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.29%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (1.28%) SoapUI
2 18 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.83%) JIRA
4 13 (0.64%) Selenium
4 13 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.64%) Axure RP
5 11 (0.54%) Subversion
6 10 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.39%) Ant
7 8 (0.39%) Maven
8 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (0.29%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.29%) Grunt
10 5 (0.25%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.25%) JMeter
10 5 (0.25%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 337 (16.55%) Finance
2 105 (5.16%) Marketing
3 91 (4.47%) Billing
4 85 (4.17%) Electronics
5 76 (3.73%) Banking
6 74 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 66 (3.24%) Legal
8 42 (2.06%) Retail
9 26 (1.28%) Back Office
10 17 (0.83%) Advertising
11 14 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.69%) Law
12 12 (0.59%) Interactive Media
13 8 (0.39%) German Language
14 7 (0.34%) Front Office
14 7 (0.34%) Automotive
15 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.29%) Publishing
16 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 313 (15.37%) Analyst
2 212 (10.41%) Project Manager
3 134 (6.58%) Business Analyst
4 130 (6.39%) Architect
5 90 (4.42%) Design Engineer
6 89 (4.37%) Consultant
7 87 (4.27%) Developer
8 67 (3.29%) Designer
9 66 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
10 61 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
11 58 (2.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 51 (2.50%) Test Engineer
13 50 (2.46%) Coordinator
13 50 (2.46%) IP Engineer
14 49 (2.41%) Network Engineer
14 49 (2.41%) Administrator
15 42 (2.06%) Telecoms Business Analyst
16 39 (1.92%) Test Analyst
17 38 (1.87%) Service Manager
17 38 (1.87%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.14%) XML
2 52 (2.55%) HTML
3 45 (2.21%) SOAP
4 34 (1.67%) Web Services
5 32 (1.57%) CSS
6 27 (1.33%) XML Messaging
7 23 (1.13%) .NET
8 18 (0.88%) J2EE
9 17 (0.83%) HTML5
10 15 (0.74%) CSS3
10 15 (0.74%) Middleware
11 10 (0.49%) Spring
11 10 (0.49%) REST
11 10 (0.49%) RESTful
12 8 (0.39%) Application Packaging
13 7 (0.34%) Ajax
13 7 (0.34%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.29%) XMPP
14 6 (0.29%) jQuery
14 6 (0.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (3.59%) DTV
3 65 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 42 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 39 (1.92%) User Experience
6 24 (1.18%) PMI
7 20 (0.98%) PKI
7 20 (0.98%) Statistics
8 17 (0.83%) CMDB
9 15 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 14 (0.69%) IVR
11 11 (0.54%) IPTV
11 11 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.49%) GIS
13 9 (0.44%) Clustering
13 9 (0.44%) NHS
13 9 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 110 (5.40%) UNIX
2 93 (4.57%) Linux
3 81 (3.98%) Windows
4 17 (0.83%) Solaris
5 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.39%) AIX
9 7 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.29%) Android
11 5 (0.25%) HPUX
12 4 (0.20%) VMS
13 3 (0.15%) SUSE
13 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.049%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (14.10%) Project Management
2 202 (9.92%) ITIL
2 202 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 144 (7.07%) PRINCE2
4 139 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
6 112 (5.50%) Service Management
7 106 (5.21%) Service Delivery
8 94 (4.62%) Migration
9 86 (4.22%) Validation
10 81 (3.98%) CRM
11 80 (3.93%) Programme Management
12 74 (3.63%) Change Management
12 74 (3.63%) Business Analysis
13 73 (3.59%) Test Management
14 66 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 64 (3.14%) Digital Marketing
15 64 (3.14%) Network Design
16 59 (2.90%) Network Planning
17 56 (2.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 176 (8.64%) SQL
2 75 (3.68%) Java
3 63 (3.09%) Perl
4 59 (2.90%) C
5 40 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 38 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 20 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 19 (0.93%) C++
9 18 (0.88%) Python
10 13 (0.64%) PHP
11 11 (0.54%) C#
12 10 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.39%) Korn
14 8 (0.39%) VB
15 7 (0.34%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.29%) R
16 6 (0.29%) VBScript
17 5 (0.25%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 207 (10.17%) Degree
2 116 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 100 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 65 (3.19%) CCNP
6 61 (3.00%) PMI Certification
7 60 (2.95%) CCNA
8 50 (2.46%) HND
9 39 (1.92%) PMP
10 35 (1.72%) ISEB
10 35 (1.72%) ISTQB
11 32 (1.57%) HNC
12 29 (1.42%) CCIE
13 20 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.64%) CISSP
16 12 (0.59%) CCDP
17 11 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 10 (0.49%) CIMA
19 9 (0.44%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.32%) SLA
2 61 (3.00%) QA
3 19 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.54%) NFS
4 7 (0.34%) Docker
5 6 (0.29%) vSphere
6 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.20%) XenApp
6 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.098%) NDS
8 2 (0.098%) Firmware
8 2 (0.098%) Samba
8 2 (0.098%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.049%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.049%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 60 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.38%) NSN NetAct
3 17 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (0.54%) Netcool
5 8 (0.39%) OpenView
5 8 (0.39%) Puppet
5 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.34%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (0.34%) HP NNM
6 7 (0.34%) SCCM
7 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.20%) Nessus
8 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.098%) Nagios
10 2 (0.098%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 192 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 158 (7.76%) Oracle
3 149 (7.32%) Cisco
4 126 (6.19%) SAP
5 98 (4.81%) Ericsson
6 91 (4.47%) HP
7 44 (2.16%) Nokia
7 44 (2.16%) Huawei
8 43 (2.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 41 (2.01%) Remedy
10 38 (1.87%) CheckPoint
11 37 (1.82%) Juniper
12 32 (1.57%) VMware
13 20 (0.98%) Mapinfo
13 20 (0.98%) Citrix
13 20 (0.98%) Business Objects
14 19 (0.93%) Adobe
15 18 (0.88%) Amdocs
15 18 (0.88%) TOWER Software
16 17 (0.83%) Actix
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Not specified
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
People Source
Rate: £380 - £450 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago