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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.46% 1.89% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.85% 6.14% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£450 £413 £91
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +355.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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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
108 114 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.77% 30.81% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 93
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £271 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) VMware