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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 90 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.69% 5.43% 4.16%
As % of the General category 18.71% 14.35% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 19
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£400 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
481 481 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 35.76% 37.84% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 278 242
Average daily rate £400 £372 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £188 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 33
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.05 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £59.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 31 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 - 40 £400 - 2
Guildford +1 27 £330 -11.11% 3
Woking -1 1 £310 +18.09% 3
Staines -2 1 - -
Weybridge -4 1 - - 4
Chertsey - 1 - - 2
Epsom - 1 - - 2
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (29.63%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
3 38 (23.46%) SC Cleared
4 36 (22.22%) Finance
4 36 (22.22%) XML
5 35 (21.60%) Perl
5 35 (21.60%) HP
6 34 (20.99%) SOAP
6 34 (20.99%) Test Management
7 33 (20.37%) XML Messaging
7 33 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (19.75%) PL/SQL
9 31 (19.14%) Use Case
9 31 (19.14%) SoapUI
10 30 (18.52%) Oracle
11 26 (16.05%) UNIX
12 23 (14.20%) Degree
13 21 (12.96%) ISTQB
13 21 (12.96%) Oracle Database
14 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
14 20 (12.35%) Project Management
15 18 (11.11%) Shell Script
15 18 (11.11%) Test Planning
16 16 (9.88%) Radio Access Network
16 16 (9.88%) Validation
16 16 (9.88%) Test Scripting
16 16 (9.88%) Security Testing
17 15 (9.26%) Banking
17 15 (9.26%) Ericsson

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.62%) CMS
2 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.88%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (4.94%) GSM
4 7 (4.32%) 3G
4 7 (4.32%) LTE
5 6 (3.70%) WAN
6 5 (3.09%) UMTS
6 5 (3.09%) Firewall
7 4 (2.47%) 2G
7 4 (2.47%) LAN
8 3 (1.85%) Network Security
8 3 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.85%) DNS
8 3 (1.85%) RNC
9 2 (1.23%) Internet
9 2 (1.23%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) DHCP
10 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.62%) VPN
10 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) OpenStack Swift
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (19.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.23%) JMeter
2 2 (1.23%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.62%) Hudson
3 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (22.22%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Back Office
3 4 (2.47%) Electronics
3 4 (2.47%) Legal
3 4 (2.47%) Publishing
4 3 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (23.46%) Analyst
2 20 (12.35%) Test Analyst
3 18 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Architect
5 8 (4.94%) Administrator
5 8 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (4.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 8 (4.94%) RAN Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Test Architect
5 8 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.32%) Change Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.32%) Consultant
7 6 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.22%) XML
2 34 (20.99%) SOAP
3 33 (20.37%) XML Messaging
4 6 (3.70%) Web Services
5 4 (2.47%) CGI
6 3 (1.85%) .NET
6 3 (1.85%) WSDL
6 3 (1.85%) Spring
6 3 (1.85%) JSF
6 3 (1.85%) ICEfaces
6 3 (1.85%) RichFaces
6 3 (1.85%) REST
7 2 (1.23%) HTML
7 2 (1.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.62%) EDI
8 1 (0.62%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.62%) Kafka
8 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.09%) Smart Meter
2 5 (3.09%) Statistics
3 4 (2.47%) PKI
3 4 (2.47%) PMI
4 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) W3C
5 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.62%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.62%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
6 1 (0.62%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.05%) UNIX
2 14 (8.64%) Windows
3 5 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.99%) Test Management
2 31 (19.14%) Use Case
3 20 (12.35%) Project Management
3 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 16 (9.88%) Validation
5 16 (9.88%) Test Scripting
5 16 (9.88%) Security Testing
6 12 (7.41%) Service Management
7 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.17%) Logistics
9 9 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.94%) Change Control
10 8 (4.94%) Software Deployment
10 8 (4.94%) DevOps
11 7 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.32%) Change Management
11 7 (4.32%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.63%) SQL
2 35 (21.60%) Perl
3 32 (19.75%) PL/SQL
4 18 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.94%) Java
6 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.23%) C
7 1 (0.62%) Korn
7 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (14.20%) Degree
4 21 (12.96%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.56%) HNC
5 9 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.32%) HND
7 6 (3.70%) CCNA
7 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.70%) PMP
8 5 (3.09%) CCNP
9 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.62%) ACCA
10 1 (0.62%) CIMA
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) Docker
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.32%) Puppet
2 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.62%) OPNET
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (21.60%) HP
2 30 (18.52%) Oracle
3 15 (9.26%) Ericsson
4 14 (8.64%) SAP
5 10 (6.17%) VMware
6 7 (4.32%) Cisco
6 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.70%) Nokia
8 5 (3.09%) Mapinfo
9 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.85%) NEC
10 3 (1.85%) NCR
10 3 (1.85%) Nortel
10 3 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.23%) Serena
11 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.23%) Avaya
12 1 (0.62%) Dell
12 1 (0.62%) Intel
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