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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.58% 2.69% 2.56%
As % of the General category 8.70% 12.82% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
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£344 £363 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.10 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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
161 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.70% 20.97% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 64 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.10 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -34.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.99 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £16.20 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Crawley -8 7 £338 -10.00%
Gatwick +2 1 £480 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) SAP
2 11 (40.74%) ERP
2 11 (40.74%) Test Management
2 11 (40.74%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) SAP FI-CA
3 10 (37.04%) Requirements Management
3 10 (37.04%) SAP ERP
3 10 (37.04%) SAP FI
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) WAN
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
8 4 (14.81%) HSRP
8 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
8 4 (14.81%) CCENT
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (14.81%) IPsec
8 4 (14.81%) CCSE
8 4 (14.81%) Network Design

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (37.04%) SAP FI
2 10 (37.04%) SAP ERP
2 10 (37.04%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) VRRP
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
4 4 (14.81%) FTP
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
4 4 (14.81%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Consultant
1 11 (40.74%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ERP
1 11 (40.74%) Test Management
2 10 (37.04%) Requirements Management
2 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Design
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Use Case
8 1 (3.70%) API Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) CCSE
1 4 (14.81%) CCENT
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Mitel
5 3 (11.11%) Qualys
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) webMethods
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy