The first table below looks at the demand for Telnet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telnet over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telnet
Rank 558 555 572
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Telnet 22 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £271 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7382 6928 8973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.59% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 3573 3939
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 476 681
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%

Telnet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telnet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Telnet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Telnet
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telnet within the UK.

Telnet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Telnet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telnet within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Telnet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Telnet
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telnet within the UK.

Telnet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Telnet
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telnet within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -8 18 £165 -45.00% 3
South East -1 7 £350 +27.27% 1
East of England -13 7 £165 -49.23%
Surrey - 3 - - 1
London -3 2 £165 -45.00% 1
Guildford - 2 - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Reading - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Telnet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Telnet 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 Telnet.

1 27 (65.85%) Perl
2 23 (56.10%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) UNIX
4 19 (46.34%) FTP
4 19 (46.34%) HTTP
4 19 (46.34%) SNMP
5 16 (39.02%) DHCP
6 15 (36.59%) XML
7 14 (34.15%) Windows
7 14 (34.15%) MySQL
7 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 13 (31.71%) .NET
8 13 (31.71%) 3G
9 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (29.27%) PHP
9 12 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (26.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 11 (26.83%) Huawei
10 11 (26.83%) Web Development
10 11 (26.83%) Greenplum
10 11 (26.83%) Java
10 11 (26.83%) Ericsson
10 11 (26.83%) Wireless
11 10 (24.39%) 2G
11 10 (24.39%) Firewall
11 10 (24.39%) Nortel
11 10 (24.39%) ETL
11 10 (24.39%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) SQL
11 10 (24.39%) 4G

Telnet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Telnet 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 Telnet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) FTP
1 19 (46.34%) HTTP
1 19 (46.34%) SNMP
2 16 (39.02%) DHCP
3 13 (31.71%) 3G
4 12 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (26.83%) Wireless
6 10 (24.39%) 2G
6 10 (24.39%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) 4G
7 9 (21.95%) SSH
7 9 (21.95%) NAS
7 9 (21.95%) Broadband
8 7 (17.07%) DNS
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) LAN
10 5 (12.20%) VoIP
10 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (12.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
1 8 (19.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (19.51%) Talend Open Studio
1 8 (19.51%) JUnit
2 7 (17.07%) Bugzilla
2 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 7 (17.07%) Redmine
2 7 (17.07%) Trac
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Perl Developer
7 3 (7.32%) OSS Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.88%) OSS Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (2.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) XML
2 13 (31.71%) .NET
3 6 (14.63%) J2EE
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) VXML
6 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) STB
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) OS/390
5 2 (4.88%) zOS
5 2 (4.88%) MVS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Web Development
2 10 (24.39%) ETL
3 9 (21.95%) Use Case
4 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) RAD
8 1 (2.44%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.44%) OWASP
8 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.44%) Network Management
8 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Perl
2 12 (29.27%) PHP
3 11 (26.83%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 9 (21.95%) C++
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.76%) C
8 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.32%) JCL
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.88%) REXX
10 1 (2.44%) Tcl
10 1 (2.44%) Python
10 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CISA
2 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Ericsson
2 11 (26.83%) Huawei
2 11 (26.83%) Greenplum
2 11 (26.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (24.39%) Nortel
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Talend
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) Juniper
7 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) Motorola
9 2 (4.88%) Veritas
10 1 (2.44%) McAfee
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix