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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 23 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.02% 3.38% 6.56%
As % of the General category 5.88% 11.90% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Telecoms
Gloucestershire

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
17 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.35% 28.38% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) WebRTC

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebRTC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco