The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telnet
Rank 609 586 564
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing Telnet 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.092% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £338 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.28 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.28 - £13.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7370 7607 6728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.54% 14.87% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4346 4206 3499
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 449 391
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 17 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +10 13 £338 +17.39% 1
East of England +5 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Stevenage - 4 - -
South East +10 3 - -
North West -7 3 £338 -
Manchester -12 3 £338 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
London -2 1 - - 1
South West -3 1 £313 +8.69%
West Midlands - 1 £455 -
Wiltshire - 1 £313 -
Birmingham - 1 £455 -
Reading - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £313 -

Telnet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) SSH
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) FTP
4 14 (45.16%) PuTTY
5 13 (41.94%) SNMP
6 12 (38.71%) BGP
6 12 (38.71%) Firewall
7 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 11 (35.48%) Unix
8 10 (32.26%) VPN
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) Perl
9 9 (29.03%) Remedy
10 8 (25.81%) OSPF
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) HTTP
10 8 (25.81%) DHCP
10 8 (25.81%) vSphere
10 8 (25.81%) WebEx
10 8 (25.81%) Telepresence
10 8 (25.81%) Tandberg
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) Python
12 6 (19.35%) Java
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) Wireless

Telnet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) SSH
2 15 (48.39%) FTP
3 14 (45.16%) PuTTY
4 13 (41.94%) SNMP
5 12 (38.71%) BGP
5 12 (38.71%) Firewall
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (32.26%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) DHCP
8 8 (25.81%) HTTP
8 8 (25.81%) OSPF
8 8 (25.81%) Telepresence
8 8 (25.81%) WebEx
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (22.58%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) Wireless
11 5 (16.13%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
11 5 (16.13%) Network Security
11 5 (16.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Redmine
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Trac
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Perl Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Silverlight
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.23%) JDBC
5 1 (3.23%) OCX
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (16.13%) Streaming Video
3 4 (12.90%) DTV
3 4 (12.90%) IPTV
3 4 (12.90%) MPEG
3 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 4 (12.90%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) DRM
4 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Video Processing
4 4 (12.90%) Web Filtering
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Perl
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) OCA
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
3 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Remedy
3 8 (25.81%) Tandberg
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Adobe
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) Aruba
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 4 (12.90%) Tektronix
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (6.45%) CA
7 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
7 2 (6.45%) Greenplum
7 2 (6.45%) Huawei
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (6.45%) Nortel
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds