The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 12 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.10% 3.39% 2.82%
As % of the General category 30.36% 13.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£425 £381 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £258 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
Telecoms
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.67% 25.42% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 18
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £493 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Suffolk region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Suffolk region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 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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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
Ipswich +16 17 £425 -4.22% 2
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data
5 3 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (13.04%) PKI
5 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Law
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) BT
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) IPv4
3 2 (8.70%) IPv6
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) IOS XR
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.35%) IGRP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) SQLBase
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Gradle
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Geb
General
1 3 (13.04%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Malware Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Information Management
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) User Stories
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy