The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 11.76% 8.99% 18.30%
As % of the General category 24.49% 32.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 14
Median daily rate £298 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £274 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £386 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £386 £365
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +29.03%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49 25 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 48.04% 28.09% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 40
Median daily rate £450 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £169 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Guildford

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Guildford

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (24.24%) B2B
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) GPON
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) Six Sigma
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Ericsson
4 4 (12.12%) SLA
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) 4G
5 3 (9.09%) Gerrit
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) Docker
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
5 3 (9.09%) Dropwizard
5 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) GPON
2 4 (12.12%) 4G
3 3 (9.09%) DOCSIS
3 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (9.09%) VDSL
4 2 (6.06%) 2G
4 2 (6.06%) 3G
5 1 (3.03%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Gerrit
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Process Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Availability Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Quantity Surveyor
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.03%) Installation Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Network Services Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Dropwizard
1 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) B2B
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Six Sigma
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) BDD
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) Microservices
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Ericsson
2 3 (9.09%) BT
3 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media