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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 37 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 3.97% 1.22%
As % of the General category 8.00% 8.93% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£305 £410 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +92.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £495 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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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
100 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 44.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 67
Average daily rate £315 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.87 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.87 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) DTV
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) 2G
3 1 (6.67%) LTE
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
3 1 (6.67%) H.323
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) ISDN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Voice Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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