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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 85 75 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.02% 5.98% 13.17%
As % of the General category 17.63% 15.34% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 54
Average daily rate
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£320 £344 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 18
Average hourly rate - £127.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +264.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
482 489 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.16% 39.00% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 252 248
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 £255 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 42
Average hourly rate £34.25 £19.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.92% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.85 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Guildford 0 48 £283 -5.83% 9
Leatherhead +3 8 £338 - 2
Staines -7 3 £338 -
Camberley -1 1 £475 +58.33%
Weybridge - 1 - - 5
Reigate - 1 £135 - 1
Woking - - - - 5
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 3
Redhill - - - - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (27.11%) Ericsson
2 38 (22.89%) SQL
3 36 (21.69%) Nokia
4 31 (18.67%) Oracle
5 30 (18.07%) Cisco
6 29 (17.47%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (16.87%) Firewall
7 28 (16.87%) Back Office
8 26 (15.66%) 3G
8 26 (15.66%) Ethernet
9 24 (14.46%) Finance
10 23 (13.86%) UNIX
11 22 (13.25%) 2G
12 20 (12.05%) LTE
12 20 (12.05%) MPLS
12 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (11.45%) Perl
13 19 (11.45%) NEC
14 18 (10.84%) Project Management
15 17 (10.24%) BGP
15 17 (10.24%) Windows
15 17 (10.24%) Linux
16 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (9.64%) ITIL
17 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
17 15 (9.04%) Network Planning
17 15 (9.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 14 (8.43%) VPN
18 14 (8.43%) OSPF
19 13 (7.83%) MS Office

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (1.81%) Lync
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Office
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.47%) Radio Access Network
2 28 (16.87%) Firewall
3 26 (15.66%) 3G
3 26 (15.66%) Ethernet
4 22 (13.25%) 2G
5 20 (12.05%) LTE
5 20 (12.05%) MPLS
6 17 (10.24%) BGP
7 14 (8.43%) VPN
7 14 (8.43%) OSPF
8 13 (7.83%) HSRP
9 12 (7.23%) WAN
9 12 (7.23%) LAN
10 11 (6.63%) VoIP
11 9 (5.42%) DNS
11 9 (5.42%) IPsec
12 8 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (4.82%) UMTS
12 8 (4.82%) SNMP
12 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.02%) MySQL
4 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.81%) MS Access
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.60%) DTS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (16.87%) Back Office
2 24 (14.46%) Finance
3 9 (5.42%) Electronics
4 7 (4.22%) Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.41%) Marketing
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (13.25%) Back Office Engineer
2 21 (12.65%) Transmission Engineer
3 19 (11.45%) Developer
4 17 (10.24%) IP Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.83%) Design Engineer
7 11 (6.63%) RAN Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Architect
8 8 (4.82%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Tester
9 7 (4.22%) Database Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Configuration Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) RAN Configuration Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Technical Tester
10 5 (3.01%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.42%) .NET
2 5 (3.01%) HTML
3 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.20%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.20%) jQuery
4 2 (1.20%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (1.20%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.60%) DHTML
5 1 (0.60%) XML
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.61%) DTV
3 6 (3.61%) PMI
4 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.81%) Statistics
5 3 (1.81%) IVR
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) CCTV
6 1 (0.60%) Handset
6 1 (0.60%) Life Science
6 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.86%) UNIX
2 17 (10.24%) Windows
2 17 (10.24%) Linux
3 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.81%) Android
6 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.84%) Project Management
2 16 (9.64%) ITIL
3 15 (9.04%) Network Planning
4 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
4 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.42%) ETL
6 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.42%) Network Management
7 8 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.82%) Validation
7 8 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.22%) Change Management
8 7 (4.22%) Service Management
9 6 (3.61%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.61%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.61%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.89%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) Perl
3 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.22%) C
5 6 (3.61%) C#
5 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.41%) C++
8 3 (1.81%) Java
8 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.81%) VBScript
9 2 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (7.23%) HNC
2 12 (7.23%) HND
2 12 (7.23%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.63%) Degree
4 10 (6.02%) CCIE
5 9 (5.42%) CCNP
6 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.22%) CCNA
7 7 (4.22%) PMP
8 3 (1.81%) CCSP
9 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.20%) CCVP
9 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCDP
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.60%) Netcool
4 1 (0.60%) OPNET
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (27.11%) Ericsson
2 36 (21.69%) Nokia
3 31 (18.67%) Oracle
4 30 (18.07%) Cisco
5 19 (11.45%) NEC
6 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 12 (7.23%) Huawei
8 9 (5.42%) Nortel
8 9 (5.42%) Juniper
8 9 (5.42%) SAP
8 9 (5.42%) VMware
8 9 (5.42%) F5
9 8 (4.82%) Business Objects
9 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.61%) Greenplum
10 6 (3.61%) Redback
10 6 (3.61%) Radware
10 6 (3.61%) Apple
11 5 (3.01%) Cramer
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