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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 10 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1063 844 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.86% 9.90% 14.47%
As % of the General category 32.38% 28.39% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 346 367
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.80 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £94.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
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
3283 2973 3073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.53% 34.86% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1541 1355
Average daily rate £395 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 203
Average hourly rate £19.75 £21.33 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 0 680 £363 -3.33% 95
Hampshire -19 136 £338 -10.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +31 124 £350 -6.66% 13
Surrey -6 79 £338 +3.84% 29
Oxfordshire -12 12 £400 +9.58% 8
West Sussex -11 9 £358 -16.86% 4
Kent -1 5 £300 -4.00% 3
Middlesex -7 4 £110 -60.71% 2
Sussex - 3 - -
Home Counties +2 2 £413 +14.58%
M4 Corridor -1 2 £390 +30.00%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 348 (17.20%) Finance
2 300 (14.83%) Project Management
3 236 (11.67%) 3G
4 233 (11.52%) ITIL
5 227 (11.22%) Cisco
6 201 (9.94%) SQL
7 195 (9.64%) Degree
8 192 (9.49%) MS Excel
9 190 (9.39%) Microsoft
10 182 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
11 170 (8.40%) LTE
12 166 (8.21%) Oracle
13 165 (8.16%) PRINCE2
14 164 (8.11%) Marketing
15 157 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
16 149 (7.37%) Security Cleared
17 148 (7.32%) 4G
18 139 (6.87%) MS Office
18 139 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 136 (6.72%) Radio Access Network
20 134 (6.62%) Manufacturing
20 134 (6.62%) Firewall
20 134 (6.62%) SAP
21 130 (6.43%) Programme Management
22 128 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
23 124 (6.13%) Billing
24 117 (5.78%) Migration
25 113 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
26 111 (5.49%) UNIX
27 110 (5.44%) Windows

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 60 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.29%) Lync
3 19 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 18 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 17 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 17 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.64%) CMS
7 12 (0.59%) Apache
7 12 (0.59%) Node.js
8 11 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.44%) IIS
9 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.30%) JBoss
11 5 (0.25%) Confluence
11 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.20%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.15%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.099%) SAS
Applications
1 192 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 139 (6.87%) MS Office
3 76 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.13%) MS Project
6 22 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.40%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.30%) InDesign
12 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 88 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
5 7 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.15%) Exstream
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.099%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.049%) Tridion
9 1 (0.049%) Agresso
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.32%) SaaS
2 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.25%) Office 365
4 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.049%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (11.67%) 3G
2 170 (8.40%) LTE
3 148 (7.32%) 4G
4 136 (6.72%) Radio Access Network
5 134 (6.62%) Firewall
6 109 (5.39%) Internet
7 89 (4.40%) 2G
8 86 (4.25%) OSPF
8 86 (4.25%) Ethernet
9 85 (4.20%) MPLS
10 82 (4.05%) WAN
11 79 (3.91%) LAN
12 75 (3.71%) Broadband
13 72 (3.56%) DNS
14 66 (3.26%) BGP
15 61 (3.02%) VPN
16 56 (2.77%) VoIP
17 52 (2.57%) GSM
18 50 (2.47%) TCP/IP
19 46 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.68%) MySQL
4 32 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 26 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (1.14%) MS Access
7 18 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.64%) QlikView
11 12 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.30%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (0.74%) Axure RP
3 13 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.54%) JIRA
4 11 (0.54%) JUnit
4 11 (0.54%) Subversion
5 10 (0.49%) Maven
6 9 (0.44%) TestDirector
6 9 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.44%) Toad
7 8 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.35%) IntelliJ
8 7 (0.35%) Ant
8 7 (0.35%) Selenium
8 7 (0.35%) Mockito
9 6 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.20%) Moq
12 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 348 (17.20%) Finance
2 164 (8.11%) Marketing
3 134 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 124 (6.13%) Billing
5 96 (4.75%) Electronics
6 62 (3.06%) Legal
7 41 (2.03%) Banking
8 39 (1.93%) Back Office
9 38 (1.88%) Retail
10 23 (1.14%) Law
11 16 (0.79%) Advertising
12 14 (0.69%) Interactive Media
13 9 (0.44%) German Language
14 8 (0.40%) Publishing
15 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.15%) Front Office
17 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.15%) French Language
17 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 284 (14.04%) Analyst
2 230 (11.37%) Project Manager
3 179 (8.85%) Architect
4 117 (5.78%) Developer
5 107 (5.29%) Design Engineer
6 101 (4.99%) Business Analyst
7 77 (3.81%) Consultant
7 77 (3.81%) IP Engineer
8 76 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
9 69 (3.41%) Designer
10 64 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
11 62 (3.06%) Network Engineer
12 57 (2.82%) Coordinator
13 54 (2.67%) Administrator
14 53 (2.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 47 (2.32%) Test Engineer
16 38 (1.88%) Data Analyst
17 37 (1.83%) Service Manager
18 35 (1.73%) Project Coordinator
19 34 (1.68%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.16%) HTML
2 51 (2.52%) CSS
3 40 (1.98%) SOAP
4 38 (1.88%) Web Services
5 37 (1.83%) .NET
6 27 (1.33%) XML
7 19 (0.94%) ASP.NET
7 19 (0.94%) jQuery
7 19 (0.94%) REST
8 18 (0.89%) AngularJS
9 15 (0.74%) Ajax
10 14 (0.69%) Spring
11 13 (0.64%) Middleware
11 13 (0.64%) JSP
11 13 (0.64%) JSON
12 10 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (0.44%) RESTful
13 9 (0.44%) HTML5
14 8 (0.40%) ExpressJS
14 8 (0.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (5.44%) DTV
3 48 (2.37%) User Experience
4 44 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.14%) PMI
7 22 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (0.99%) IVR
9 19 (0.94%) Smart Meter
10 15 (0.74%) GIS
11 14 (0.69%) Blackberry
11 14 (0.69%) SecurID
12 12 (0.59%) NHS
13 11 (0.54%) Machine to Machine
14 10 (0.49%) CMDB
14 10 (0.49%) Clustering
15 9 (0.44%) Replication
15 9 (0.44%) PKI
15 9 (0.44%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.49%) UNIX
2 110 (5.44%) Windows
3 109 (5.39%) Linux
4 30 (1.48%) Solaris
5 25 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.64%) Android
9 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.49%) AIX
11 9 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.30%) VMS
13 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.15%) HPUX
17 2 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (14.83%) Project Management
2 233 (11.52%) ITIL
3 165 (8.16%) PRINCE2
4 157 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
5 139 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (6.43%) Programme Management
7 117 (5.78%) Migration
8 113 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (4.79%) Validation
10 95 (4.70%) Service Management
11 87 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
12 71 (3.51%) eTOM
12 71 (3.51%) CRM
13 63 (3.11%) Change Management
14 60 (2.97%) ERP
15 57 (2.82%) Business Analysis
16 55 (2.72%) Service Delivery
17 50 (2.47%) Scrum
18 49 (2.42%) Project Planning
19 48 (2.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 201 (9.94%) SQL
2 59 (2.92%) Java
3 51 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 49 (2.42%) Perl
4 49 (2.42%) PL/SQL
5 39 (1.93%) C
6 34 (1.68%) C#
7 29 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 19 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 18 (0.89%) Python
10 16 (0.79%) VB
11 12 (0.59%) VBA
11 12 (0.59%) C++
12 7 (0.35%) VBScript
12 7 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.30%) Korn
14 5 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.20%) Groovy
16 3 (0.15%) PHP
16 3 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 195 (9.64%) Degree
2 149 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 128 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 71 (3.51%) CCNP
6 59 (2.92%) CCNA
7 57 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 49 (2.42%) CCIE
9 42 (2.08%) ISEB
10 37 (1.83%) PMP
11 35 (1.73%) CISSP
11 35 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 35 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.14%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.94%) CCIP
14 18 (0.89%) HND
15 15 (0.74%) CIMA
16 13 (0.64%) ACCA
16 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.60%) SLA
2 39 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.68%) QA
4 23 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.049%) BS25999
8 1 (0.049%) GAAP
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.74%) NFS
4 12 (0.59%) vSphere
5 10 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.25%) vCloud
7 3 (0.15%) Docker
7 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.099%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.099%) NDS
8 2 (0.099%) GPFS
8 2 (0.099%) LXC
8 2 (0.099%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.049%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.049%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.049%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.049%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
3 11 (0.54%) Netcool
4 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.25%) OpenView
6 5 (0.25%) Nagios
6 5 (0.25%) SCCM
7 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.15%) logstash
9 2 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.099%) Puppet
9 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.099%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.099%) SCOM
9 2 (0.099%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 227 (11.22%) Cisco
2 190 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 166 (8.21%) Oracle
4 134 (6.62%) SAP
5 84 (4.15%) CheckPoint
6 80 (3.95%) Juniper
7 74 (3.66%) Ericsson
8 63 (3.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 56 (2.77%) Huawei
10 55 (2.72%) Remedy
11 54 (2.67%) Nokia
12 44 (2.17%) HP
13 43 (2.13%) Business Objects
14 42 (2.08%) F5
15 40 (1.98%) VMware
16 34 (1.68%) Citrix
17 24 (1.19%) Greenplum
18 23 (1.14%) BMC
19 22 (1.09%) IBM
19 22 (1.09%) Cramer
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Lorien Resourcing
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Reading
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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Reading
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