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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.58% 3.67% 5.33%
As % of the General category 10.81% 12.90% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£431 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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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
37 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.87% 28.44% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 15
Average daily rate £425 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £145 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (10.00%) 2.5G
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Author
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP