The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties. 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
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 43.75% - 30.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
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 the Home Counties with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 43.75% 33.33% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Home Counties

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the Home Counties

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the Home Counties

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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) OpenStack
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Network Design
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Riak
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Riak
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Design
2 7 (63.64%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk