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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 46 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.37% 6.03% 7.25%
As % of the General category 15.33% 17.09% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +38.46%
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
300 275 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.01% 35.26% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 203 151
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.25 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -21.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £11.55 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) Electronics
3 28 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (29.55%) SAP
5 25 (28.41%) Marketing
6 24 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 24 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 24 (27.27%) DTV
7 15 (17.05%) Java
7 15 (17.05%) LTE
8 13 (14.77%) UMTS
8 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.64%) GSM
9 12 (13.64%) Linux
10 11 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 10 (11.36%) Radio Access Network
11 10 (11.36%) Python
12 9 (10.23%) Ruby
12 9 (10.23%) Degree
13 8 (9.09%) Scrum
13 8 (9.09%) GPRS
13 8 (9.09%) PHP
13 8 (9.09%) HTML
13 8 (9.09%) SQL
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle
14 7 (7.95%) C#
14 7 (7.95%) UNIX
14 7 (7.95%) SDH

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.27%) TPMS
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.14%) nginx
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) LTE
2 13 (14.77%) UMTS
3 12 (13.64%) GSM
4 10 (11.36%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (9.09%) GPRS
6 7 (7.95%) SDH
7 6 (6.82%) 4G
7 6 (6.82%) 3G
7 6 (6.82%) WCDMA
7 6 (6.82%) SMS
8 5 (5.68%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.68%) 2G
8 5 (5.68%) Firewall
8 5 (5.68%) RNC
9 4 (4.55%) Internet
9 4 (4.55%) 3GPP
9 4 (4.55%) ATM
9 4 (4.55%) LDAP
10 3 (3.41%) Broadband
10 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Selenium
1 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.27%) Hudson
2 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.27%) WATIR
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) ERwin
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) Electronics
3 25 (28.41%) Marketing
4 24 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.95%) Billing
6 4 (4.55%) Retail
7 2 (2.27%) Law
7 2 (2.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Analyst
2 11 (12.50%) Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.36%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) HTML
2 6 (6.82%) JSON
2 6 (6.82%) Spring
2 6 (6.82%) CSS
2 6 (6.82%) Web Services
2 6 (6.82%) .NET
3 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.68%) LAMP
3 5 (5.68%) jQuery
4 4 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (3.41%) Servlets
5 3 (3.41%) WCF
5 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.41%) REST
5 3 (3.41%) HTML5
5 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.14%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) WAP
6 1 (1.14%) J2SE
6 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) DTV
2 3 (3.41%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Social Media
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.14%) Wiki
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) UNIX
3 5 (5.68%) CentOS
4 4 (4.55%) Fedora
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows
7 1 (1.14%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) VMS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 24 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.09%) Scrum
5 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.95%) Data Management
5 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.68%) Service Management
6 5 (5.68%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.68%) TDD
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
6 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.55%) Line Management
7 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.55%) Use Case
7 4 (4.55%) WFM
7 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.55%) B2C
7 4 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) Java
2 10 (11.36%) Python
3 9 (10.23%) Ruby
4 8 (9.09%) PHP
4 8 (9.09%) SQL
5 7 (7.95%) C#
6 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) PHP5
8 3 (3.41%) Golang
8 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) Erlang
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) NFS
2 1 (1.14%) NDS
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Samba
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Postfix
2 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) SAP
2 11 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.95%) Ericsson
4 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.55%) Huawei
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (3.41%) Nokia
8 2 (2.27%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.14%) Siebel
9 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.14%) Symbian
9 1 (1.14%) Informatica
9 1 (1.14%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) CODA
9 1 (1.14%) Sage
9 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
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People Source
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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