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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 76 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.95% 3.49% 6.69%
As % of the General category 17.67% 9.22% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 38
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
430 477 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.67% 37.83% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 272 201
Average daily rate £363 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -10.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £17.50 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
Guildford +19 30 £338 - 5
Staines +3 9 £363 -9.37%
Weybridge - 6 - - 1
Woking -2 2 £269 - 3
Redhill - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £488 -
Caterham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 42 (23.33%) Ericsson
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.11%) Project Management
3 29 (16.11%) Radio Access Network
4 28 (15.56%) SQL
4 28 (15.56%) Ethernet
5 27 (15.00%) Finance
5 27 (15.00%) LTE
6 26 (14.44%) Huawei
6 26 (14.44%) MS Office
7 25 (13.89%) Cisco
8 24 (13.33%) Linux
8 24 (13.33%) NEC
9 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
9 22 (12.22%) Oracle
9 22 (12.22%) 3G
10 20 (11.11%) Nokia
11 19 (10.56%) Firewall
11 19 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (10.00%) DTV
13 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
14 16 (8.89%) Juniper
15 15 (8.33%) CCIE
15 15 (8.33%) MPLS
15 15 (8.33%) ATM
15 15 (8.33%) UNIX
16 13 (7.22%) Electronics
16 13 (7.22%) Logistics
16 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
16 13 (7.22%) SDH

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.11%) CMS
2 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.11%) Joomla!
2 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (14.44%) MS Office
2 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 5 (2.78%) MS Project
4 3 (1.67%) Open Workbench
4 3 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.11%) Radio Access Network
2 28 (15.56%) Ethernet
3 27 (15.00%) LTE
4 22 (12.22%) 3G
5 19 (10.56%) Firewall
6 15 (8.33%) MPLS
6 15 (8.33%) ATM
7 13 (7.22%) SDH
8 12 (6.67%) UMTS
9 11 (6.11%) VPN
10 10 (5.56%) VoIP
10 10 (5.56%) WAN
10 10 (5.56%) LAN
11 9 (5.00%) SNMP
11 9 (5.00%) DWDM
11 9 (5.00%) IPsec
11 9 (5.00%) 2G
12 8 (4.44%) BGP
12 8 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.89%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.00%) MySQL
3 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.11%) Big Data
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.11%) MS Access
8 1 (0.56%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Electronics
3 11 (6.11%) Marketing
3 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.67%) Billing
4 3 (1.67%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (15.56%) Developer
2 20 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 17 (9.44%) Project Manager
4 16 (8.89%) Transmission Engineer
5 14 (7.78%) Architect
5 14 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.22%) Analyst
6 13 (7.22%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Consultant
8 8 (4.44%) Administrator
8 8 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Database Developer
9 7 (3.89%) IP Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.78%) CAD Technician
10 5 (2.78%) OSS Architect
10 5 (2.78%) Data Integrity Analyst
10 5 (2.78%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.78%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.67%) HTML
2 11 (6.11%) CSS
3 8 (4.44%) jQuery
4 7 (3.89%) .NET
4 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.78%) POSIX
6 4 (2.22%) Web Services
6 4 (2.22%) XML
7 3 (1.67%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.67%) WCF
8 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.11%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.11%) JSP
8 2 (1.11%) WinForms
9 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.56%) DAO
9 1 (0.56%) Ajax
9 1 (0.56%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) DTV
2 6 (3.33%) PMI
3 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.56%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) EPoS
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) Linux
2 15 (8.33%) UNIX
3 12 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) VMS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.11%) Project Management
2 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
3 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (7.22%) Logistics
4 12 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 12 (6.67%) Network Management
5 10 (5.56%) Network Planning
5 10 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 10 (5.56%) Validation
6 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (5.00%) Change Control
7 8 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 8 (4.44%) ETL
8 7 (3.89%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.56%) SQL
2 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.56%) C
4 9 (5.00%) C#
5 8 (4.44%) Java
6 5 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.33%) CCIE
3 12 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (3.89%) CCNP
5 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.89%) PMP
5 7 (3.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) CCA
6 2 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.11%) CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) SLA
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.11%) Netcool
2 2 (1.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Ericsson
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.44%) Huawei
4 25 (13.89%) Cisco
5 24 (13.33%) NEC
6 22 (12.22%) Oracle
7 20 (11.11%) Nokia
8 16 (8.89%) Juniper
9 10 (5.56%) SAP
10 8 (4.44%) Citrix
10 8 (4.44%) Radware
10 8 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.44%) Redback
11 7 (3.89%) Business Objects
11 7 (3.89%) Greenplum
12 6 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 6 (3.33%) Nortel
12 6 (3.33%) VMware
12 6 (3.33%) BT
13 5 (2.78%) F5