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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.05% 5.36% 12.90%
As % of the General category 13.04% 14.29% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£431 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +29.26%
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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
46 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.08% 37.50% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Security Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DTV
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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