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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 21 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.92% 7.52% 4.28%
As % of the General category 20.20% 22.15% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £320 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £490 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
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
297 298 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.26% 33.94% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 211 170
Average daily rate £375 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 (39.33%) Finance
2 34 (38.20%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (37.08%) Electronics
4 31 (34.83%) SAP
5 29 (32.58%) DTV
5 29 (32.58%) Manufacturing
5 29 (32.58%) Programme Management
5 29 (32.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (32.58%) Marketing
5 29 (32.58%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (14.61%) LTE
7 12 (13.48%) UMTS
8 11 (12.36%) GSM
8 11 (12.36%) Linux
8 11 (12.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (11.24%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (11.24%) Java
10 9 (10.11%) SLA
11 8 (8.99%) SDH
11 8 (8.99%) HTML
11 8 (8.99%) Python
11 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.87%) SQL
12 7 (7.87%) Ericsson
13 6 (6.74%) IBM
13 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
13 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
13 6 (6.74%) 3G
13 6 (6.74%) Firewall
13 6 (6.74%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.25%) TPMS
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) nginx
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) FastStats
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (32.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) CheetahMail
4 2 (2.25%) Pure360
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) LTE
2 12 (13.48%) UMTS
3 11 (12.36%) GSM
4 10 (11.24%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (8.99%) SDH
6 6 (6.74%) GPRS
6 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
6 6 (6.74%) RNC
6 6 (6.74%) 3G
6 6 (6.74%) Firewall
7 5 (5.62%) 2G
7 5 (5.62%) WCDMA
7 5 (5.62%) ATM
7 5 (5.62%) SMS
8 4 (4.49%) LDAP
8 4 (4.49%) Internet
8 4 (4.49%) 4G
9 3 (3.37%) SS7
9 3 (3.37%) Broadband
9 3 (3.37%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.37%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Siebel EIM
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
1 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) ERwin
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) WATIR
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 33 (37.08%) Electronics
3 29 (32.58%) Marketing
3 29 (32.58%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.74%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Project Manager
1 12 (13.48%) Developer
1 12 (13.48%) Analyst
2 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
2 10 (11.24%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Field Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) HTML
2 5 (5.62%) CSS
2 5 (5.62%) Spring
2 5 (5.62%) HTML5
3 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.49%) JSON
3 4 (4.49%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 3 (3.37%) REST
4 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.25%) CSS3
5 2 (2.25%) Servlets
5 2 (2.25%) WCF
5 2 (2.25%) jQuery
5 2 (2.25%) LAMP
6 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.12%) GWT
6 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) DTV
2 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.12%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.12%) Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.12%) Wiki
3 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) UNIX
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) CentOS
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Fedora
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) bada
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.58%) Programme Management
2 29 (32.58%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.74%) Data Management
5 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.62%) WFM
5 5 (5.62%) ITIL
5 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.62%) Service Management
5 5 (5.62%) Line Management
6 4 (4.49%) CRM
6 4 (4.49%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) Supplier Management
6 4 (4.49%) Scrum
7 3 (3.37%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.37%) TDD
7 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) Java
2 8 (8.99%) Python
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) PHP
4 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.74%) Ruby
5 5 (5.62%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) Perl
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) Golang
7 2 (2.25%) PHP5
7 2 (2.25%) Erlang
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) ISEB
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) NFS
1 2 (2.25%) NDS
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Samba
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Postfix
2 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) NSN NetAct
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) SAP
2 11 (12.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (7.87%) Ericsson
4 6 (6.74%) IBM
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle
6 4 (4.49%) Nokia
6 4 (4.49%) Huawei
7 2 (2.25%) Amdocs
7 2 (2.25%) Unica
7 2 (2.25%) SmartFocus
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix
7 2 (2.25%) Sage
7 2 (2.25%) Siebel
8 1 (1.12%) Symbian
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco
8 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com