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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 41 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.68% 4.22% 4.82%
As % of the General category 14.29% 13.23% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
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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
287 257 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.73% 31.89% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 196 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.69 £16.50 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 43 (43.43%) Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 39 (39.39%) Electronics
2 39 (39.39%) SAP
3 38 (38.38%) Manufacturing
3 38 (38.38%) DTV
3 38 (38.38%) Programme Management
3 38 (38.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (38.38%) Marketing
3 38 (38.38%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (14.14%) .NET
4 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.13%) C#
6 11 (11.11%) SQL
6 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (9.09%) Java
7 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.08%) MVC
8 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) Spring
8 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (7.07%) Supplier Management
9 7 (7.07%) SLA
9 7 (7.07%) UMTS
9 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.07%) Web Services
9 7 (7.07%) ITIL
10 6 (6.06%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) Mule
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.02%) Lync
3 2 (2.02%) Node.js
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) FastStats
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (38.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.02%) Unica
2 2 (2.02%) Agresso
3 1 (1.01%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Sage CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (2.02%) SmartFocus
3 2 (2.02%) CheetahMail
3 2 (2.02%) Pure360
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) UMTS
2 6 (6.06%) SDH
2 6 (6.06%) GSM
2 6 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 4 (4.04%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.04%) ATM
4 4 (4.04%) RNC
4 4 (4.04%) LTE
5 3 (3.03%) SMS
5 3 (3.03%) VPN
6 2 (2.02%) HTTP
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) Internet
6 2 (2.02%) 3G
6 2 (2.02%) Broadband
6 2 (2.02%) LAN
6 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Essbase
6 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.02%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.01%) ERwin
2 1 (1.01%) Subversion
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Hudson
2 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 39 (39.39%) Electronics
3 38 (38.38%) Marketing
3 38 (38.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.08%) Spring
4 7 (7.07%) Web Services
5 5 (5.05%) HTML
5 5 (5.05%) CSS
5 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.04%) WCF
7 3 (3.03%) HTML5
7 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.03%) JPA
7 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.02%) REST
8 2 (2.02%) CSS3
8 2 (2.02%) jQuery
8 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.01%) JSON
9 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.38%) DTV
2 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.02%) User Experience
2 2 (2.02%) FMCG
3 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.01%) Clustering
3 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) CentOS
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Fedora
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.01%) UNIX
5 1 (1.01%) VMS
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (38.38%) Programme Management
2 38 (38.38%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.08%) MVC
4 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.07%) Supplier Management
5 7 (7.07%) ITIL
6 6 (6.06%) CRM
6 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.06%) Scrum
7 5 (5.05%) Project Management
8 4 (4.04%) Service Management
8 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.04%) Validation
8 4 (4.04%) TDD
8 4 (4.04%) WFM
8 4 (4.04%) Line Management
9 3 (3.03%) SOA
9 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) C#
2 11 (11.11%) SQL
3 9 (9.09%) Java
4 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.03%) PHP
5 3 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (2.02%) Erlang
6 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.02%) Python
6 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) Groovy
7 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.01%) Go
7 1 (1.01%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.01%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.01%) CISSP
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) NDS
1 1 (1.01%) Samba
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.01%) Postfix
1 1 (1.01%) XenServer
1 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) SAP
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (4.04%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.03%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec
6 2 (2.02%) Siebel
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) CODA
6 2 (2.02%) Sage
7 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (1.01%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.01%) Nokia
7 1 (1.01%) Vignette