The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 50 36
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.76% 1.93%
As % of the General category - 3.33% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-46.04% -24.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.56% 22.67% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 73
Median daily rate £388 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) LTE
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun