The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 21 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 94 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.33% 6.40% 6.90%
As % of the General category 20.98% 16.80% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 30
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£400 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 18
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
Telecoms
South East

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

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
448 482 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.95% 38.07% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 267 237
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 34
Average hourly rate £47.65 £40.82 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.83 £59.50 £50.00
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 Surrey

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Surrey 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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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
Leatherhead - 37 £400 - 2
Guildford -1 29 £330 -13.15% 9
Epsom - 2 £390 -
Woking +16 1 £310 - 3
Weybridge -1 1 - - 4
Chertsey - 1 - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 52 (29.38%) SQL
2 41 (23.16%) Finance
3 36 (20.34%) Perl
3 36 (20.34%) Security Cleared
4 35 (19.77%) SC Cleared
5 33 (18.64%) Test Management
5 33 (18.64%) Oracle
5 33 (18.64%) XML
6 32 (18.08%) HP
7 31 (17.51%) SOAP
8 30 (16.95%) XML Messaging
8 30 (16.95%) HP Quality Center
9 29 (16.38%) PL/SQL
10 28 (15.82%) Use Case
10 28 (15.82%) SoapUI
11 25 (14.12%) Radio Access Network
11 25 (14.12%) Degree
12 24 (13.56%) Ericsson
13 23 (12.99%) UNIX
14 22 (12.43%) Project Management
15 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (11.30%) Oracle Database
16 19 (10.73%) ISTQB
17 18 (10.17%) Shell Script
18 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
18 17 (9.60%) 3G
18 17 (9.60%) Banking
18 17 (9.60%) Test Planning
19 16 (9.04%) Network Planning
20 15 (8.47%) LTE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.12%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.60%) 3G
3 15 (8.47%) LTE
4 12 (6.78%) GSM
5 11 (6.21%) 2G
6 7 (3.95%) Firewall
6 7 (3.95%) RNC
6 7 (3.95%) WAN
7 6 (3.39%) UMTS
8 5 (2.82%) LAN
8 5 (2.82%) DNS
9 4 (2.26%) Network Security
10 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.69%) Wireless
10 3 (1.69%) Internet
10 3 (1.69%) VoIP
11 2 (1.13%) DHCP
11 2 (1.13%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) MS Access
3 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.13%) MySQL
4 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.13%) JMeter
3 2 (1.13%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 41 (23.16%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Electronics
4 4 (2.26%) Legal
4 4 (2.26%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Analyst
2 20 (11.30%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.60%) Test Analyst
4 15 (8.47%) RAN Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Architect
6 10 (5.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 9 (5.08%) Configuration Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Test Architect
8 8 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Consultant
8 8 (4.52%) Administrator
9 7 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.95%) Test Manager
9 7 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Change Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.64%) XML
2 31 (17.51%) SOAP
3 30 (16.95%) XML Messaging
4 5 (2.82%) Web Services
4 5 (2.82%) .NET
5 4 (2.26%) CGI
6 3 (1.69%) WSDL
6 3 (1.69%) Spring
6 3 (1.69%) JSF
6 3 (1.69%) ICEfaces
6 3 (1.69%) RichFaces
6 3 (1.69%) REST
7 2 (1.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.52%) Statistics
2 6 (3.39%) PMI
2 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.26%) PKI
3 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.13%) W3C
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) IVR
5 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.99%) UNIX
2 13 (7.34%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (1.13%) Linux
4 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) Test Management
2 28 (15.82%) Use Case
3 22 (12.43%) Project Management
4 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.60%) Test Planning
6 16 (9.04%) Network Planning
7 14 (7.91%) Validation
7 14 (7.91%) Test Scripting
7 14 (7.91%) Security Testing
8 12 (6.78%) Service Management
9 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.65%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.65%) Logistics
11 9 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.08%) Change Management
12 8 (4.52%) Change Control
12 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.52%) Software Deployment
12 8 (4.52%) DevOps
13 7 (3.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.38%) SQL
2 36 (20.34%) Perl
3 29 (16.38%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.95%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 35 (19.77%) SC Cleared
3 25 (14.12%) Degree
4 19 (10.73%) ISTQB
5 14 (7.91%) HNC
6 13 (7.34%) HND
7 11 (6.21%) PMI Certification
8 7 (3.95%) CCNA
8 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.39%) PMP
10 5 (2.82%) CCNP
11 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.56%) ACCA
12 1 (0.56%) CIMA
12 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
2 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (16.95%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (6.78%) NSN NetAct
3 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.95%) Puppet
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Oracle
2 32 (18.08%) HP
3 24 (13.56%) Ericsson
4 15 (8.47%) SAP
5 12 (6.78%) Nokia
6 10 (5.65%) VMware
6 10 (5.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (5.08%) Cisco
7 9 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.52%) Nortel
9 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.82%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.69%) NEC
10 3 (1.69%) NCR
11 2 (1.13%) Avaya
11 2 (1.13%) Serena
11 2 (1.13%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.13%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.56%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
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