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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% 3.05% 0.62%
As % of the General category 2.94% 7.63% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£310 £204 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.14% -41.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -40.67%
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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
68 131 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.20% 39.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 90 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) DTV
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware