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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.67% 4.24% 6.58%
As % of the General category 11.11% 12.44% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 26
Average daily rate
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£335 £344 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
Telecoms
South West

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
387 209 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.07% 34.09% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 153 291
Average daily rate £359 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 32 (40.51%) Electronics
3 27 (34.18%) Marketing
4 26 (32.91%) SAP
4 26 (32.91%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (31.65%) Manufacturing
5 25 (31.65%) DTV
5 25 (31.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 25 (31.65%) Programme Management
5 25 (31.65%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.25%) UMTS
8 15 (18.99%) GSM
8 15 (18.99%) Degree
9 14 (17.72%) LTE
9 14 (17.72%) Linux
10 13 (16.46%) Scrum
11 12 (15.19%) CSS
11 12 (15.19%) Java
11 12 (15.19%) SQL
12 11 (13.92%) GPRS
13 10 (12.66%) WCDMA
13 10 (12.66%) TDD
13 10 (12.66%) Billing
14 9 (11.39%) jQuery
14 9 (11.39%) C#
14 9 (11.39%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 8 (10.13%) HTML
15 8 (10.13%) .NET
15 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.06%) Lync
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.27%) Mule
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (31.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) UMTS
2 15 (18.99%) GSM
3 14 (17.72%) LTE
4 11 (13.92%) GPRS
5 10 (12.66%) WCDMA
6 8 (10.13%) SMS
7 5 (6.33%) 4G
7 5 (6.33%) 3GPP
7 5 (6.33%) 3G
7 5 (6.33%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (5.06%) LAN
8 4 (5.06%) WAN
9 3 (3.80%) 2G
10 2 (2.53%) ISUP
10 2 (2.53%) SCCP
10 2 (2.53%) INAP
10 2 (2.53%) SS7
10 2 (2.53%) ATM
10 2 (2.53%) SDH
10 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Selenium
1 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.80%) WATIR
2 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Hudson
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 32 (40.51%) Electronics
3 27 (34.18%) Marketing
4 25 (31.65%) Manufacturing
5 10 (12.66%) Billing
6 4 (5.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) CSS
2 9 (11.39%) jQuery
3 8 (10.13%) HTML
3 8 (10.13%) .NET
4 7 (8.86%) Web Services
5 6 (7.59%) LAMP
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.59%) Spring
6 4 (5.06%) Servlets
6 4 (5.06%) JSON
6 4 (5.06%) RESTful
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.53%) J2EE
7 2 (2.53%) Java EE
7 2 (2.53%) Ajax
7 2 (2.53%) WCF
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) REST
8 1 (1.27%) CSS3
8 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) DTV
2 3 (3.80%) Open Source
3 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) IPTV
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) CentOS
2 5 (6.33%) Fedora
2 5 (6.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) VMS
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (31.65%) Programme Management
2 25 (31.65%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 10 (12.66%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Project Management
10 4 (5.06%) Validation
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.06%) MVC
10 4 (5.06%) Use Case
10 4 (5.06%) BDD
11 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.80%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Java
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) Ruby
3 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) PHP
4 6 (7.59%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) PHP5
5 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) CISA
4 1 (1.27%) CIMA
4 1 (1.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) SAP
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Agilent
5 2 (2.53%) Huawei
6 1 (1.27%) Acronis
6 1 (1.27%) SmartFocus
6 1 (1.27%) Zend
6 1 (1.27%) Unica
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Anite
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
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