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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 24 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.17% 4.47% 9.02%
As % of the General category 9.62% 11.88% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £256 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 202 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.99% 37.62% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 141 317
Average daily rate £350 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 22 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Electronics
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) SAP
2 18 (23.08%) Marketing
3 17 (21.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (21.79%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (21.79%) DTV
3 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
3 17 (21.79%) Programme Management
4 15 (19.23%) CSS
4 15 (19.23%) Digital Media
5 13 (16.67%) UMTS
5 13 (16.67%) GSM
6 12 (15.38%) HTML
6 12 (15.38%) LTE
6 12 (15.38%) jQuery
7 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.10%) GPRS
7 11 (14.10%) WCDMA
8 10 (12.82%) PHP
8 10 (12.82%) Linux
9 9 (11.54%) SQL
9 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.54%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.54%) Degree
10 8 (10.26%) LAMP
10 8 (10.26%) Scrum
10 8 (10.26%) SQL Server

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.41%) Node.js
2 4 (5.13%) Lync
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) TPMS
4 1 (1.28%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (21.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.28%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) GSM
1 13 (16.67%) UMTS
2 12 (15.38%) LTE
3 11 (14.10%) GPRS
3 11 (14.10%) WCDMA
4 8 (10.26%) SMS
5 6 (7.69%) LAN
5 6 (7.69%) WAN
6 4 (5.13%) 3G
7 3 (3.85%) ISUP
8 2 (2.56%) SCCP
8 2 (2.56%) INAP
8 2 (2.56%) SS7
8 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
8 2 (2.56%) 2G
8 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.56%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.28%) 4G
9 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.85%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Maven
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.28%) WATIR
3 1 (1.28%) Selenium
3 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (28.21%) Electronics
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Marketing
3 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.97%) Billing
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Integration Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Test Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Architect
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) CSS
2 12 (15.38%) HTML
2 12 (15.38%) jQuery
3 8 (10.26%) LAMP
4 7 (8.97%) HTML5
5 6 (7.69%) Zend Framework
6 5 (6.41%) Web Services
6 5 (6.41%) Spring
7 4 (5.13%) .NET
8 3 (3.85%) Servlets
8 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.85%) JSON
8 3 (3.85%) RESTful
8 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.56%) REST
9 2 (2.56%) J2EE
9 2 (2.56%) Ajax
9 2 (2.56%) Java EE
9 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.28%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) DTV
2 15 (19.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.28%) IPTV
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Fedora
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
4 2 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.79%) Programme Management
2 17 (21.79%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) Scrum
5 7 (8.97%) TDD
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.41%) Data Security
7 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.82%) PHP
3 9 (11.54%) SQL
4 7 (8.97%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
5 4 (5.13%) PHP5
6 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ACCA
4 1 (1.28%) CISA
4 1 (1.28%) CIMA
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
1 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) SAP
2 6 (7.69%) Zend
3 5 (6.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) HP
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) NetApp
6 2 (2.56%) Huawei
6 2 (2.56%) Agilent
6 2 (2.56%) Acronis
7 1 (1.28%) Unica
7 1 (1.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.28%) hybris
7 1 (1.28%) SmartFocus
7 1 (1.28%) Nokia
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
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