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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 38 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.70% 2.08%
As % of the General category 4.48% 2.54% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £281 £305 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £127 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £329 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -33.83%
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
67 118 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.07% 27.44% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 109 88
Median daily rate £400 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) NICE Systems
5 2 (16.67%) APMP
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Apache
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Broadband
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) 2G
4 1 (8.33%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) 4G
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) NICE Systems
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (8.33%) Sun