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 28 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.61% 2.30% 2.78%
As % of the General category 7.06% 10.23% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£444 £416 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% +7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £398 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.09 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% -34.61%
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
85 88 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.85% 22.45% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 111
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £35.00 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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
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 28 November 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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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
Crawley -2 2 - - 3
East Grinstead - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (43.75%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Lync
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) CCA
4 4 (25.00%) webMethods
4 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
4 4 (25.00%) SAP XI
4 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (25.00%) SAP ERP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (25.00%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (25.00%) Revenue Management
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) PBX
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (37.50%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 4 (25.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) PBX
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (25.00%) Test Management
1 4 (25.00%) Revenue Management
1 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) HP