The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.65% 2.51% 1.20%
As % of the General category 12.82% 13.89% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£363 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% -0.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.10 £23.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.73% +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 West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 72 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.69% 18.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 103
Average daily rate £350 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.10 £23.21 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.96% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.99 £21.20 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £41.45 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the West Sussex region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the West Sussex region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Crawley +3 5 £375 -6.25% 5
Gatwick - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (44.44%) Lync
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Avaya
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) PBX
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (16.67%) PBX
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) ADSL
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) 4G
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) 3G
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Voice Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Qualys
5 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper