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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / South East
Rank 15 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 567 785 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.92% 9.40% 11.33%
As % of the General category 24.04% 26.85% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 341 423
Median daily rate £365 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 13
Median hourly rate £25.50 £44.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.04% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £16.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.20 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year
-59.53% -3.16%

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
2359 2924 3108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.97% 35.01% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1579 1661
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 124 94
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +34.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 0 318 £388 -3.12% 43
Hampshire -11 102 £350 -6.66% 34
Surrey +18 66 £290 -25.16% 26
Buckinghamshire -6 30 £300 -22.33% 18
West Sussex +11 18 £325 -19.75% 13
Oxfordshire +5 10 £350 +40.00% 15
East Sussex +9 4 £260 - 13
Middlesex -3 4 £404 -16.10% 2
Home Counties -2 1 £225 -15.09%
Kent -9 1 £205 - 22
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 207 (18.52%) Finance
2 163 (14.58%) Cisco
3 155 (13.86%) Project Management
4 154 (13.77%) ITIL
5 152 (13.60%) Microsoft
6 122 (10.91%) Marketing
7 117 (10.47%) LTE
8 116 (10.38%) MS Excel
9 114 (10.20%) Degree
10 111 (9.93%) PRINCE2
11 107 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
12 105 (9.39%) VoIP
13 96 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
13 96 (8.59%) SAP
14 94 (8.41%) Programme Management
15 93 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 91 (8.14%) Linux
17 86 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
19 80 (7.16%) Security Cleared
20 79 (7.07%) Electronics
21 78 (6.98%) CRM
22 74 (6.62%) MS Office
23 71 (6.35%) LAN
23 71 (6.35%) Service Management
24 68 (6.08%) Manufacturing
25 65 (5.81%) Windows
25 65 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
26 64 (5.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
26 64 (5.72%) SQL

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 28 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.88%) Apache
3 12 (1.07%) IIS
3 12 (1.07%) SAS
3 12 (1.07%) Skype for Business
4 10 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.45%) JBoss
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.36%) CMS
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 4 (0.36%) Smallworld
6 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.089%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.089%) Commerce Server 2007
9 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 116 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 74 (6.62%) MS Office
3 51 (4.56%) MS Project
4 42 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.63%) Maya
8 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.089%) InDesign
10 1 (0.089%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.089%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 64 (5.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.16%) SAP ERP
2 13 (1.16%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.27%) Primavera
5 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.27%) Unica
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.089%) Sage MMS
7 1 (0.089%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.089%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.089%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
3 9 (0.81%) SaaS
4 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.63%) Office 365
5 6 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Force.com
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 2 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Taleo
8 1 (0.089%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.089%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.089%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 117 (10.47%) LTE
2 105 (9.39%) VoIP
3 71 (6.35%) LAN
4 63 (5.64%) WAN
5 58 (5.19%) Firewall
6 57 (5.10%) 3G
6 57 (5.10%) 4G
7 46 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
8 43 (3.85%) VoLTE
9 41 (3.67%) GSM
9 41 (3.67%) PBX
9 41 (3.67%) UMTS
10 40 (3.58%) Unified Communications
11 38 (3.40%) MPLS
11 38 (3.40%) TCP/IP
12 37 (3.31%) Wireless
13 36 (3.22%) Broadband
13 36 (3.22%) Internet
14 32 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
15 30 (2.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (1.34%) MySQL
5 14 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.16%) GIS
6 13 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.16%) SAP BW
6 13 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (0.89%) Big Data
8 8 (0.72%) MS Access
8 8 (0.72%) QlikView
9 7 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (2.86%) Subversion
2 22 (1.97%) GCC
2 22 (1.97%) GDB
2 22 (1.97%) Trac
3 10 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.89%) Selenium
4 9 (0.81%) JIRA
5 8 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.54%) Gradle
7 6 (0.54%) JMeter
7 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.45%) Android Studio
8 5 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.45%) JUnit
8 5 (0.45%) Xcode
9 4 (0.36%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.36%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 207 (18.52%) Finance
2 122 (10.91%) Marketing
3 79 (7.07%) Electronics
4 68 (6.08%) Manufacturing
5 46 (4.11%) Billing
6 44 (3.94%) Retail
7 30 (2.68%) Advertising
8 22 (1.97%) Legal
9 18 (1.61%) Banking
10 13 (1.16%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.98%) Law
12 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
14 6 (0.54%) Publishing
15 4 (0.36%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) German Language
17 1 (0.089%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.089%) Korean Language
17 1 (0.089%) Military
Job Titles
1 173 (15.47%) Analyst
2 123 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 80 (7.16%) Network Engineer
4 64 (5.72%) Architect
5 62 (5.55%) Consultant
6 58 (5.19%) Telecoms Manager
7 57 (5.10%) Developer
8 49 (4.38%) Business Analyst
9 38 (3.40%) Designer
10 36 (3.22%) Telecoms Analyst
11 34 (3.04%) Voice Project Manager
12 30 (2.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 29 (2.59%) Administrator
14 26 (2.33%) Telecoms Engineer
15 25 (2.24%) Design Engineer
15 25 (2.24%) Security Engineer
16 24 (2.15%) Software Engineer
17 23 (2.06%) Solutions Designer
17 23 (2.06%) Test Analyst
18 22 (1.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.22%) CSS
1 36 (3.22%) HTML
2 22 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (1.97%) STL
2 22 (1.97%) Web Services
3 18 (1.61%) Middleware
4 15 (1.34%) XML
5 14 (1.25%) .NET
5 14 (1.25%) REST
6 13 (1.16%) SAP XI
7 9 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.81%) HTML5
7 9 (0.81%) SOAP
8 8 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (0.72%) Spring
9 6 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (0.54%) jQuery
9 6 (0.54%) React
10 5 (0.45%) Apache Camel
10 5 (0.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.58%) Data Centre
4 26 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 17 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 16 (1.43%) User Experience
7 15 (1.34%) IVR
7 15 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (0.89%) Smartphone
9 9 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 9 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 8 (0.72%) PMI
11 7 (0.63%) CCTV
11 7 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (0.63%) NHS
12 6 (0.54%) VCE vBlock
12 6 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.14%) Linux
2 65 (5.81%) Windows
3 28 (2.50%) Unix
4 22 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.98%) Android
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.81%) Solaris
9 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (13.86%) Project Management
2 154 (13.77%) ITIL
3 111 (9.93%) PRINCE2
4 107 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (8.41%) Programme Management
7 93 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (6.98%) CRM
9 71 (6.35%) Service Management
10 65 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
11 60 (5.37%) Migration
12 54 (4.83%) ITIL V3
13 49 (4.38%) Business Transformation
13 49 (4.38%) Change Management
14 46 (4.11%) High Availability
14 46 (4.11%) Network Design
15 40 (3.58%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (3.31%) Business Analysis
17 37 (3.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (5.72%) SQL
2 34 (3.04%) JavaScript
3 30 (2.68%) Java
4 25 (2.24%) C++
5 20 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.61%) Python
7 14 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.07%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.07%) Perl
9 11 (0.98%) C
10 10 (0.89%) C#
11 7 (0.63%) PHP
11 7 (0.63%) VB
12 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.45%) Groovy
13 5 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.45%) VBA
14 4 (0.36%) Delphi
14 4 (0.36%) Ruby
14 4 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 114 (10.20%) Degree
2 84 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (7.16%) Security Cleared
4 61 (5.46%) SC Cleared
5 59 (5.28%) CCNP
6 50 (4.47%) CCNA
7 32 (2.86%) CCIE
8 24 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (1.61%) JNCIA
10 17 (1.52%) HND
11 16 (1.43%) CCIP
11 16 (1.43%) CISSP
11 16 (1.43%) ISTQB
11 16 (1.43%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.25%) CIPD
12 14 (1.25%) ISEB
12 14 (1.25%) PMP
13 13 (1.16%) CCA
13 13 (1.16%) CCDP
14 11 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.72%) SLA
2 22 (1.97%) QA
3 17 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.89%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.36%) COBIT
8 4 (0.36%) P3O
9 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.18%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.089%) GAAP
10 1 (0.089%) HL7
10 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.089%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.089%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.089%) RMADS
System Software
1 30 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.98%) vSphere
4 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) Docker
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.18%) SRDF
6 2 (0.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.089%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 13 (1.16%) Puppet
5 12 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (0.89%) Amdocs OSS
6 10 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.72%) FortiGate
8 7 (0.63%) Nagios
8 7 (0.63%) SCCM
9 6 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.45%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.27%) Netcool
12 2 (0.18%) MOM
12 2 (0.18%) OpenView
12 2 (0.18%) SCSM
12 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.089%) Ansible
13 1 (0.089%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 163 (14.58%) Cisco
2 152 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 96 (8.59%) SAP
4 63 (5.64%) Remedy
5 58 (5.19%) Ericsson
6 56 (5.01%) Oracle
7 51 (4.56%) HP
8 45 (4.03%) Juniper
9 39 (3.49%) VMware
10 32 (2.86%) Huawei
11 28 (2.50%) F5
11 28 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.97%) IBM
13 19 (1.70%) CheckPoint
14 17 (1.52%) Avaya
15 16 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.34%) Cramer
17 14 (1.25%) Intel Security
18 13 (1.16%) BMC
18 13 (1.16%) webMethods
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