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 23 May 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 16 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 776 986 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.48% 10.35% 9.72%
As % of the General category 26.66% 30.27% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 416 400
Median daily rate £400 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.96% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £10.90 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £29.90 £31.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
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
2911 3257 3244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.81% 34.17% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1679 1718
Median daily rate £410 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 87 133
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.70 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 0 429 £400 +14.28% 65
Hampshire +8 207 £400 - 23
Buckinghamshire +2 53 £403 +15.00% 12
Surrey -19 49 £375 +11.11% 42
Kent - 8 £425 - 4
Middlesex -8 7 £388 +47.61% 1
West Sussex -27 7 £425 -22.72% 5
M4 Corridor +1 5 £230 -
Oxfordshire -6 4 £315 +0.80% 18
Home Counties -4 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 239 (15.04%) Finance
2 221 (13.91%) Project Management
3 203 (12.78%) ITIL
4 158 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (9.13%) Cisco
6 137 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (8.43%) MS Excel
8 133 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 128 (8.06%) PRINCE2
9 128 (8.06%) Marketing
10 126 (7.93%) Linux
10 126 (7.93%) 3G
11 124 (7.80%) SAP
12 123 (7.74%) Programme Management
13 121 (7.61%) Microsoft
14 118 (7.43%) Degree
15 113 (7.11%) Oracle
16 110 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
17 107 (6.73%) Manufacturing
18 100 (6.29%) Huawei
19 99 (6.23%) LTE
19 99 (6.23%) 4G
20 97 (6.10%) Electronics
20 97 (6.10%) C
21 95 (5.98%) Service Management
21 95 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
22 94 (5.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 94 (5.92%) Migration
22 94 (5.92%) SLA
23 90 (5.66%) Firewall

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 36 (2.27%) CMS
2 30 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 17 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (0.94%) Node.js
5 14 (0.88%) Apache
5 14 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.50%) Confluence
9 7 (0.44%) SAS
10 6 (0.38%) IIS
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.31%) JBoss
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 134 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.35%) MS Office
3 46 (2.89%) MS Project
4 35 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.50%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.19%) InDesign
11 2 (0.13%) SPSS
12 1 (0.063%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 94 (5.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (0.31%) HFM
4 5 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
4 5 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.25%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.063%) Maximo
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.51%) SaaS
2 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.44%) Office 365
5 6 (0.38%) Force.com
5 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 4 (0.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
8 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.063%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.063%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.063%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.063%) GitHub
8 1 (0.063%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.063%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 126 (7.93%) 3G
2 99 (6.23%) 4G
2 99 (6.23%) LTE
3 90 (5.66%) Firewall
4 79 (4.97%) Wireless
5 74 (4.66%) MPLS
6 63 (3.96%) WAN
7 60 (3.78%) 2G
8 59 (3.71%) Radio Access Network
8 59 (3.71%) VPN
9 57 (3.59%) LAN
10 55 (3.46%) VoIP
11 43 (2.71%) BGP
11 43 (2.71%) Diameter Protocol
12 41 (2.58%) Network Security
13 40 (2.52%) DNS
13 40 (2.52%) Internet
14 36 (2.27%) UMTS
15 34 (2.14%) GSM
15 34 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.64%) Oracle Database
2 29 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (0.88%) Big Data
5 11 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (0.63%) MS Access
7 8 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.38%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.31%) MySQL
10 5 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.25%) Informix
11 4 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 35 (2.20%) JIRA
2 26 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 24 (1.51%) SoapUI
4 20 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 19 (1.20%) Subversion
6 12 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.69%) Selenium
7 11 (0.69%) Trac
8 9 (0.57%) Artifactory
9 7 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.38%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.38%) NuGet
10 6 (0.38%) Toad
10 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.31%) JUnit
11 5 (0.31%) Maven
12 4 (0.25%) Axure RP
General
1 239 (15.04%) Finance
2 128 (8.06%) Marketing
3 107 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 97 (6.10%) Electronics
5 77 (4.85%) Billing
6 46 (2.89%) Retail
7 45 (2.83%) Legal
8 38 (2.39%) Back Office
9 23 (1.45%) Banking
10 15 (0.94%) Advertising
11 10 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.63%) Local Government
12 9 (0.57%) French Language
13 5 (0.31%) Front Office
14 4 (0.25%) Law
15 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.19%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 219 (13.78%) Analyst
2 154 (9.69%) Architect
3 143 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 103 (6.48%) Designer
5 98 (6.17%) Telecoms Manager
6 95 (5.98%) Business Analyst
7 88 (5.54%) Network Engineer
8 86 (5.41%) Developer
9 80 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 75 (4.72%) Solutions Designer
11 71 (4.47%) Consultant
12 53 (3.34%) Software Engineer
13 47 (2.96%) Embedded Engineer
14 39 (2.45%) Telecoms Designer
15 37 (2.33%) Telecoms Analyst
16 36 (2.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
17 35 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
17 35 (2.20%) Design Engineer
17 35 (2.20%) Telecoms Architect
18 34 (2.14%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.45%) SOAP
2 38 (2.39%) HTML
2 38 (2.39%) XML
3 32 (2.01%) Web Services
4 31 (1.95%) CSS
5 25 (1.57%) Middleware
6 22 (1.38%) J2EE
7 21 (1.32%) .NET
8 19 (1.20%) HTML5
9 16 (1.01%) AngularJS
10 15 (0.94%) WSDL
10 15 (0.94%) XSD
11 12 (0.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (0.76%) STL
12 11 (0.69%) REST
13 9 (0.57%) Spring
13 9 (0.57%) XML Messaging
14 8 (0.50%) SAP XI
14 8 (0.50%) SPML
15 7 (0.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.78%) Data Centre
3 55 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.02%) Smart Meter
6 37 (2.33%) DTV
7 24 (1.51%) User Experience
8 18 (1.13%) VHDL
9 17 (1.07%) STB
10 15 (0.94%) CMDB
11 13 (0.82%) PMI
12 12 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.63%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
14 9 (0.57%) CESG
15 8 (0.50%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.50%) Frameworx
15 8 (0.50%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
16 7 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.93%) Linux
2 83 (5.22%) Unix
3 74 (4.66%) Windows
4 36 (2.27%) Solaris
5 25 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.50%) AIX
9 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.25%) Android
12 4 (0.25%) HPUX
13 3 (0.19%) NetWare
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE
15 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (13.91%) Project Management
2 203 (12.78%) ITIL
3 158 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
5 133 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (8.06%) PRINCE2
7 123 (7.74%) Programme Management
8 95 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
8 95 (5.98%) Service Management
9 94 (5.92%) Migration
10 71 (4.47%) CRM
11 61 (3.84%) Change Management
12 59 (3.71%) Service Delivery
13 56 (3.52%) Software Engineering
14 50 (3.15%) Waterfall
15 48 (3.02%) Incident Management
16 45 (2.83%) Scrum
17 42 (2.64%) ITSM
18 40 (2.52%) ITIL V3
19 39 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 97 (6.10%) C
2 87 (5.48%) SQL
3 75 (4.72%) Java
4 48 (3.02%) Embedded C
5 40 (2.52%) C++
6 36 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 25 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 20 (1.26%) Python
9 16 (1.01%) Perl
10 14 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.76%) VB
12 10 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.63%) C#
12 10 (0.63%) Korn
13 8 (0.50%) Embedded C++
13 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.44%) PHP
15 6 (0.38%) Ruby
16 4 (0.25%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.19%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 118 (7.43%) Degree
2 82 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.21%) CCNP
5 46 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 35 (2.20%) CCNA
7 33 (2.08%) HND
8 30 (1.89%) ISEB
9 28 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 23 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.38%) HNC
12 20 (1.26%) CISSP
13 16 (1.01%) CCIE
13 16 (1.01%) PMP
14 14 (0.88%) CIPD
14 14 (0.88%) CISM
14 14 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.69%) CISA
17 8 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.92%) SLA
2 33 (2.08%) QA
3 20 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.94%) NEBOSH
5 13 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.19%) RMADS
8 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.063%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.063%) JTAG
10 1 (0.063%) MISRA
10 1 (0.063%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.063%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.57%) XenApp
5 8 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.19%) GPFS
8 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.19%) vSphere
9 2 (0.13%) Docker
9 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.063%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.94%) FortiGate
3 10 (0.63%) SCCM
4 9 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
5 8 (0.50%) Netcool
6 7 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.31%) SCOM
9 4 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.25%) OpenView
9 4 (0.25%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
10 3 (0.19%) Ansible
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.19%) nmon
10 3 (0.19%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (9.13%) Cisco
2 124 (7.80%) SAP
3 121 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 113 (7.11%) Oracle
5 100 (6.29%) Huawei
6 63 (3.96%) Ericsson
7 57 (3.59%) Remedy
8 55 (3.46%) HP
9 53 (3.34%) Nokia
9 53 (3.34%) VMware
10 51 (3.21%) Juniper
11 36 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 33 (2.08%) BT
13 32 (2.01%) BMC
14 30 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 27 (1.70%) Avaya
15 27 (1.70%) Nokia Networks
16 26 (1.64%) F5
17 25 (1.57%) Citrix
18 24 (1.51%) Virgin Media
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