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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 14 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 74 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.41% 4.68% 5.87%
As % of the General category 23.49% 13.85% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 29
Average daily rate £345 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £141 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £380 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+153.22% -27.90%
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
315 296 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.80% 33.79% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 223 212
Average daily rate £363 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £503 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £19.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.52 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 75 (46.01%) Finance
2 49 (30.06%) SAP
3 48 (29.45%) Programme Management
4 47 (28.83%) Manufacturing
4 47 (28.83%) Electronics
4 47 (28.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 47 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (28.83%) Marketing
4 47 (28.83%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (12.27%) PRINCE2
6 19 (11.66%) Project Management
7 17 (10.43%) SQL
8 16 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (7.98%) Degree
11 13 (7.98%) High Availability
11 13 (7.98%) Radio Access Network
11 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
11 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
12 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
13 11 (6.75%) HTML
13 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
13 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.13%) Oracle
14 10 (6.13%) ITIL
14 10 (6.13%) Billing
14 10 (6.13%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) Apache
2 3 (1.84%) Node.js
2 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Office
2 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (28.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.84%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 3 (1.84%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (3.68%) MPLS
2 6 (3.68%) MVNO
2 6 (3.68%) OSPF
3 5 (3.07%) LAN
3 5 (3.07%) Skype
4 4 (2.45%) 2G
4 4 (2.45%) 3G
4 4 (2.45%) 4G
4 4 (2.45%) Internet
4 4 (2.45%) ISUP
4 4 (2.45%) VPN
5 3 (1.84%) BGP
5 3 (1.84%) BGP-4
5 3 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.84%) Firewall
5 3 (1.84%) MD110
5 3 (1.84%) RSVP
5 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) Big Data
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.84%) JIRA
2 3 (1.84%) JUnit
2 3 (1.84%) Mockito
2 3 (1.84%) PhantomJS
3 2 (1.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (46.01%) Finance
2 47 (28.83%) Electronics
2 47 (28.83%) Manufacturing
2 47 (28.83%) Marketing
3 10 (6.13%) Billing
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (18.40%) Developer
2 27 (16.56%) Analyst
3 22 (13.50%) Architect
4 21 (12.88%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (11.04%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.43%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Designer
8 9 (5.52%) Senior Manager
8 9 (5.52%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.91%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Designer
10 7 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Telecoms Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Telecoms Manager
11 6 (3.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.75%) HTML
2 9 (5.52%) CSS
3 8 (4.91%) .NET
3 8 (4.91%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.91%) jQuery
4 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.68%) RESTful
5 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.45%) Spring
5 4 (2.45%) Web Services
6 3 (1.84%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.84%) Express
6 3 (1.84%) JSON
6 3 (1.84%) React
7 2 (1.23%) CSS3
7 2 (1.23%) D3.js
7 2 (1.23%) HTML5
7 2 (1.23%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.23%) SVG
7 2 (1.23%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.68%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.45%) IVR
4 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.61%) Frameworx
5 1 (0.61%) PDA
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.45%) Linux
2 3 (1.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) VMS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.45%) Programme Management
2 47 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (28.83%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (12.27%) PRINCE2
4 19 (11.66%) Project Management
5 16 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
8 13 (7.98%) High Availability
9 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.13%) ITIL
10 10 (6.13%) Migration
11 9 (5.52%) ETL
12 8 (4.91%) Data Management
13 7 (4.29%) Change Control
13 7 (4.29%) CRM
13 7 (4.29%) Project Governance
13 7 (4.29%) TOGAF
14 6 (3.68%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) SQL
2 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.29%) C#
4 5 (3.07%) Java
4 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.84%) Perl
6 3 (1.84%) Python
6 3 (1.84%) Ruby
7 2 (1.23%) C
7 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) CISSP
2 4 (2.45%) ISEB
3 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.23%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) CWNA
5 1 (0.61%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.61%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.61%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 49 (30.06%) SAP
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.13%) Oracle
4 8 (4.91%) Cisco
4 8 (4.91%) Ericsson
5 6 (3.68%) Juniper
6 5 (3.07%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (1.84%) Aastra
7 3 (1.84%) Genesys
7 3 (1.84%) Virgin Media
8 2 (1.23%) hybris
8 2 (1.23%) IBM
8 2 (1.23%) Lotus
8 2 (1.23%) NEC
8 2 (1.23%) Nokia
8 2 (1.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.61%) Actix
9 1 (0.61%) Polycom
9 1 (0.61%) Qualys
9 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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