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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 19 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.20% 3.80% 0.66%
As % of the General category 26.09% 17.50% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
23 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.08% 21.74% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 20
Average daily rate £450 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich +14 6 £550 - 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 8 (44.44%) Information Management
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
4 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (22.22%) Big Data
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
6 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Kibana
6 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 4 (22.22%) Check_MK
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 4 (22.22%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) ISEB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Management
2 6 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Check_MK
1 4 (22.22%) Kibana
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent