The first 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 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 Cardiff 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.62% 0.38% 1.02%
As % of the General category 4.29% 0.85% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £91 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+355.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +9.23%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
140 117 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.74% 45.00% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 78 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £236 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
South Wales

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) ADSL
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.88%) 3G
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) 2G
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) LTE
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
1 3 (17.65%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Director
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint