The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 25 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.29% 5.08% 14.85%
As % of the General category 11.11% 16.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£448 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.69% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.61% 30.51% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 9
Average daily rate £449 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 17
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £39.80
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 Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheltenham region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheltenham region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) DTV
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Electronics
5 3 (25.00%) Finance

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) UMTS
3 1 (8.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft