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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 21 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 647 887 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.33% 9.29% 10.78%
As % of the General category 23.21% 26.25% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 450 416
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 25
Median hourly rate £13.86 £14.10 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -43.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £14.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.75% -43.60%
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
2787 3379 3261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 35.39% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1916 1738
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 102 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 July 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 30 July 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 0 357 £398 +16.05% 53
Hampshire +8 165 £400 +6.66% 20
Buckinghamshire -6 45 £425 +6.25% 21
Surrey -37 37 £356 -10.93% 34
Middlesex -2 13 £410 +37.81%
West Sussex -14 10 £335 -14.92% 5
Kent +11 6 £273 +26.86% 8
East Sussex +8 3 £285 - 5
Oxfordshire -6 3 £375 +17.18% 14
M4 Corridor -10 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 230 (15.67%) Finance
2 215 (14.65%) Project Management
3 174 (11.85%) ITIL
4 145 (9.88%) MS Excel
5 130 (8.86%) Microsoft
6 129 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 127 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 127 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (8.45%) Programme Management
9 120 (8.17%) PRINCE2
10 118 (8.04%) Cisco
11 114 (7.77%) Marketing
12 112 (7.63%) Degree
13 107 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
14 106 (7.22%) SAP
15 99 (6.74%) Oracle
15 99 (6.74%) 3G
16 96 (6.54%) Linux
17 95 (6.47%) Service Management
18 93 (6.34%) Manufacturing
19 90 (6.13%) Migration
20 89 (6.06%) MS Office
21 88 (5.99%) LTE
22 87 (5.93%) Security Cleared
22 87 (5.93%) Electronics
23 85 (5.79%) 4G
24 84 (5.72%) Firewall
25 83 (5.65%) SQL
26 82 (5.59%) SLA
27 81 (5.52%) Digital Marketing

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 25 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 12 (0.82%) CMS
5 10 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.54%) Apache
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.34%) SAS
8 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.27%) IIS
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.20%) JBoss
10 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 145 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 89 (6.06%) MS Office
3 38 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (2.38%) MS Project
5 13 (0.89%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.068%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.068%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 80 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.48%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.34%) HFM
5 5 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.20%) Primavera
6 3 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.98%) SaaS
2 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
3 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.68%) Office 365
5 8 (0.54%) IaaS
6 7 (0.48%) PaaS
7 5 (0.34%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Trello
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.068%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.068%) GitHub
9 1 (0.068%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 99 (6.74%) 3G
2 88 (5.99%) LTE
3 85 (5.79%) 4G
4 84 (5.72%) Firewall
5 77 (5.25%) Wireless
6 63 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
7 60 (4.09%) MPLS
8 59 (4.02%) LAN
9 58 (3.95%) Internet
9 58 (3.95%) WAN
10 55 (3.75%) VoIP
11 54 (3.68%) VPN
12 51 (3.47%) 2G
13 47 (3.20%) Network Security
14 38 (2.59%) Broadband
14 38 (2.59%) Diameter Protocol
15 34 (2.32%) BGP
16 33 (2.25%) TCP/IP
17 32 (2.18%) UMTS
18 30 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.25%) Oracle Database
2 28 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.23%) Big Data
4 17 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 16 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (0.75%) MS Access
7 11 (0.75%) MySQL
7 11 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.48%) QlikView
9 6 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.27%) GIS
10 4 (0.27%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (1.70%) SoapUI
2 22 (1.50%) JIRA
3 18 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.89%) ClearCase
5 12 (0.82%) Subversion
6 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.54%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.54%) Selenium
8 6 (0.41%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.41%) NuGet
8 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.34%) Trac
9 5 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.27%) JMeter
10 4 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.20%) Ant
11 3 (0.20%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 230 (15.67%) Finance
2 114 (7.77%) Marketing
3 93 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 87 (5.93%) Electronics
5 53 (3.61%) Billing
6 41 (2.79%) Legal
7 36 (2.45%) Back Office
8 32 (2.18%) Retail
9 27 (1.84%) Banking
10 18 (1.23%) Advertising
11 12 (0.82%) Law
12 11 (0.75%) French Language
12 11 (0.75%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.68%) Front Office
14 8 (0.54%) Local Government
15 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 3 (0.20%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (14.37%) Analyst
2 136 (9.26%) Project Manager
3 134 (9.13%) Architect
4 101 (6.88%) Designer
5 92 (6.27%) Telecoms Manager
6 89 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 86 (5.86%) Business Analyst
8 83 (5.65%) Developer
9 80 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 78 (5.31%) Solutions Designer
11 69 (4.70%) Consultant
12 50 (3.41%) Telecoms Designer
13 41 (2.79%) Software Engineer
14 39 (2.66%) Telecoms Architect
15 37 (2.52%) Telecoms Analyst
16 33 (2.25%) Embedded Engineer
16 33 (2.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
17 32 (2.18%) Coordinator
17 32 (2.18%) Senior Manager
17 32 (2.18%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.59%) Web Services
2 37 (2.52%) XML
3 36 (2.45%) SOAP
4 30 (2.04%) HTML
5 28 (1.91%) CSS
6 20 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 19 (1.29%) .NET
8 16 (1.09%) Middleware
8 16 (1.09%) XSD
9 15 (1.02%) WSDL
10 14 (0.95%) Node.js
11 9 (0.61%) REST
11 9 (0.61%) XML Messaging
12 8 (0.54%) HTML5
12 8 (0.54%) J2EE
12 8 (0.54%) SAP XI
12 8 (0.54%) SPML
12 8 (0.54%) Spring
13 6 (0.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 38 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.25%) Smart Meter
6 23 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 19 (1.29%) Digital TV
8 16 (1.09%) VHDL
9 15 (1.02%) User Experience
10 13 (0.89%) PMI
11 12 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.82%) Handset
12 11 (0.75%) STB
13 10 (0.68%) CESG
13 10 (0.68%) CMDB
13 10 (0.68%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.54%) Frameworx
15 8 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
16 7 (0.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 96 (6.54%) Linux
2 72 (4.90%) Unix
3 71 (4.84%) Windows
4 37 (2.52%) Solaris
5 31 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.41%) AIX
9 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.20%) HPUX
10 3 (0.20%) NetWare
10 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Android
11 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (14.65%) Project Management
2 174 (11.85%) ITIL
3 129 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
5 124 (8.45%) Programme Management
6 120 (8.17%) PRINCE2
7 95 (6.47%) Service Management
8 90 (6.13%) Migration
9 81 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
10 61 (4.16%) CRM
11 60 (4.09%) Change Management
12 51 (3.47%) Waterfall
13 46 (3.13%) Business Analysis
14 45 (3.07%) ITIL V3
14 45 (3.07%) Service Delivery
15 43 (2.93%) Scrum
15 43 (2.93%) Software Engineering
16 42 (2.86%) Information Security
17 40 (2.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (5.65%) SQL
2 63 (4.29%) C
3 53 (3.61%) Java
4 35 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 32 (2.18%) Embedded C
6 22 (1.50%) C++
7 20 (1.36%) Perl
8 19 (1.29%) Python
9 15 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.89%) PHP
11 11 (0.75%) C#
11 11 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.54%) Ruby
13 7 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.48%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.41%) Korn
15 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (7.63%) Degree
2 87 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 69 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.13%) CCNP
6 27 (1.84%) CCNA
6 27 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 25 (1.70%) CISSP
7 25 (1.70%) HND
7 25 (1.70%) ISEB
8 22 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (1.50%) PMP
9 19 (1.29%) CISM
9 19 (1.29%) HNC
10 18 (1.23%) CCIE
11 12 (0.82%) CISA
12 10 (0.68%) CCA
12 10 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.59%) SLA
2 32 (2.18%) QA
3 20 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.23%) NEBOSH
5 16 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.27%) GAAP
8 4 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.068%) HL7
11 1 (0.068%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.82%) XenApp
5 9 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) GPFS
9 3 (0.20%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.14%) vCloud
10 2 (0.14%) vSphere
11 1 (0.068%) Docker
11 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.068%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.09%) FortiGate
3 10 (0.68%) Amdocs OSS
4 9 (0.61%) Netcool
5 7 (0.48%) SCCM
6 6 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.27%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.14%) MOM
10 2 (0.14%) Nessus
10 2 (0.14%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.14%) OpenView
10 2 (0.14%) SCOM
10 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.04%) Cisco
3 106 (7.22%) SAP
4 99 (6.74%) Oracle
5 65 (4.43%) Huawei
6 59 (4.02%) Remedy
7 44 (3.00%) Ericsson
8 41 (2.79%) VMware
9 40 (2.72%) Nokia
10 39 (2.66%) HP
11 35 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 35 (2.38%) Citrix
12 28 (1.91%) BMC
13 26 (1.77%) Juniper
14 22 (1.50%) Virgin Media
15 21 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (1.36%) Nokia Networks
17 19 (1.29%) Adobe
17 19 (1.29%) F5
17 19 (1.29%) Nortel
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + all-inclusive
Posted: 26 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago