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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.90% 0.35% 1.72%
As % of the General category 6.14% 0.78% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
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£413 £91 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+355.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
Telecoms
South Wales

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
114 128 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.89% 45.23% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 62
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 6 (35.29%) VoIP
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) 2G
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) ADSL
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) LTE
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (35.29%) 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
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Voice Specialist
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Director
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) User Stories
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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