The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 21 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 22 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.40% 3.44% 6.98%
As % of the General category 19.42% 8.73% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 56
Average daily rate £335 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £363 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
309 252 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.98% 39.44% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 173 364
Average daily rate £385 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 22 (21.15%) LTE
3 21 (20.19%) UMTS
4 19 (18.27%) GSM
4 19 (18.27%) Digital Media
5 16 (15.38%) Electronics
6 15 (14.42%) CSS
7 14 (13.46%) jQuery
7 14 (13.46%) HTML
7 14 (13.46%) SQL
7 14 (13.46%) GPRS
7 14 (13.46%) WCDMA
7 14 (13.46%) Risk Management
8 13 (12.50%) SMS
8 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.54%) Degree
10 11 (10.58%) HTML5
10 11 (10.58%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 11 (10.58%) PHP
10 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.58%) ISEB
11 10 (9.62%) Zend
11 10 (9.62%) Zend Framework
12 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.65%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (8.65%) Node.js
12 9 (8.65%) Project Management
12 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (7.69%) SAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (8.65%) Node.js
2 3 (2.88%) Lync
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) TPMS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
1 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) LTE
2 21 (20.19%) UMTS
3 19 (18.27%) GSM
4 14 (13.46%) GPRS
4 14 (13.46%) WCDMA
5 13 (12.50%) SMS
6 9 (8.65%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (5.77%) 2G
7 6 (5.77%) WAN
7 6 (5.77%) LAN
8 5 (4.81%) GGSN
8 5 (4.81%) SGSN
8 5 (4.81%) 3G
9 3 (2.88%) 4G
9 3 (2.88%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (2.88%) RNC
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) ISUP
10 2 (1.92%) 3GPP
10 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.88%) Star Schema
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.73%) Maven
2 3 (2.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.96%) Hudson
3 1 (0.96%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.96%) WATIR
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Electronics
3 7 (6.73%) Billing
4 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.77%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Developer
2 16 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Integration Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) PHP Developer
7 9 (8.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Test Manager
9 7 (6.73%) Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Integration Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Designer
11 4 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Designer
12 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) CSS
2 14 (13.46%) jQuery
2 14 (13.46%) HTML
3 11 (10.58%) HTML5
4 10 (9.62%) Zend Framework
5 6 (5.77%) LAMP
6 3 (2.88%) .NET
6 3 (2.88%) Web Services
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) JSON
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.92%) RESTful
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.96%) REST
8 1 (0.96%) CSS3
8 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) Java SE
8 1 (0.96%) Java EE
8 1 (0.96%) Ajax
8 1 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Digital Media
2 6 (5.77%) DTV
3 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) CentOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) Risk Management
2 11 (10.58%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.65%) Project Management
3 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.73%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (6.73%) Test Strategy
6 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.77%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.81%) Validation
7 5 (4.81%) Data Security
8 4 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.58%) PHP
4 4 (3.85%) Java
5 3 (2.88%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.92%) Korn
6 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.96%) PHP5
7 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 11 (10.58%) ISEB
3 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.88%) APMP
7 2 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.96%) CISA
8 1 (0.96%) CIMA
8 1 (0.96%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Zend
2 8 (7.69%) SAP
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) Huawei
4 5 (4.81%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.88%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) Ericsson
5 3 (2.88%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) Agilent
6 2 (1.92%) Acronis
7 1 (0.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.96%) Nokia
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago