The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.16% 4.44% 3.80%
As % of the General category 12.41% 14.40% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
290 257 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.49% 30.85% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 190 137
Average daily rate £398 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 37 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 33 (35.48%) SAP
2 33 (35.48%) Electronics
3 32 (34.41%) Programme Management
3 32 (34.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (34.41%) Marketing
3 32 (34.41%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (34.41%) Manufacturing
3 32 (34.41%) DTV
4 12 (12.90%) Java
5 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.75%) Spring
5 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.60%) SQL
6 8 (8.60%) HTML
6 8 (8.60%) Linux
7 7 (7.53%) Web Services
7 7 (7.53%) SLA
7 7 (7.53%) UMTS
7 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (7.53%) GSM
7 7 (7.53%) SDH
7 7 (7.53%) Service Management
7 7 (7.53%) Supplier Management
8 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.45%) LTE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Mule
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) TPMS
4 1 (1.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) FastStats
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (34.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) Unica
2 2 (2.15%) Agresso
3 1 (1.08%) Sage CRM
3 1 (1.08%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.30%) SaaS
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.15%) CheetahMail
5 2 (2.15%) Pure360
5 2 (2.15%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) UMTS
1 7 (7.53%) GSM
1 7 (7.53%) SDH
2 6 (6.45%) LTE
2 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.30%) RNC
4 4 (4.30%) ATM
5 3 (3.23%) Broadband
5 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 3 (3.23%) SMS
5 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.23%) VPN
5 3 (3.23%) SS7
5 3 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.15%) Network Security
6 2 (2.15%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) DB2
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.08%) Hudson
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.08%) ERwin
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 33 (35.48%) Electronics
3 32 (34.41%) Marketing
3 32 (34.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Developer
2 16 (17.20%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) Spring
2 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 7 (7.53%) Web Services
4 5 (5.38%) HTML5
4 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 5 (5.38%) CSS
5 4 (4.30%) XML
5 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.30%) REST
6 3 (3.23%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.23%) JSON
6 3 (3.23%) jQuery
6 3 (3.23%) JPA
6 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.15%) LAMP
7 2 (2.15%) WCF
7 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.15%) Servlets
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) DTV
2 2 (2.15%) FMCG
2 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Wiki
3 1 (1.08%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.08%) Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) CentOS
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
3 3 (3.23%) Fedora
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) bada
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.08%) VMS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (34.41%) Programme Management
2 32 (34.41%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.53%) Service Management
4 7 (7.53%) Supplier Management
5 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.45%) CRM
5 6 (6.45%) ITIL
6 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.38%) MVC
6 5 (5.38%) Data Management
7 4 (4.30%) TDD
7 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.30%) Scrum
7 4 (4.30%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.30%) WFM
7 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) Java
2 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.60%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) C#
4 5 (5.38%) PHP
4 5 (5.38%) Python
4 5 (5.38%) Ruby
5 3 (3.23%) Go
6 2 (2.15%) Erlang
6 2 (2.15%) PHP5
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.08%) CISSP
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) NDS
2 1 (1.08%) iptables
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Postfix
2 1 (1.08%) XenServer
2 1 (1.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Puppet
2 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) SAP
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (5.38%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Nokia
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) Symantec
6 2 (2.15%) CODA
6 2 (2.15%) Sage
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) Siebel
7 1 (1.08%) Talend
7 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.08%) hybris
7 1 (1.08%) Symbian
7 1 (1.08%) Mapinfo
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