The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.99% 4.42% 2.89%
As % of the General category 11.11% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £369 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +148.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.93% 17.68% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £406 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +162.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £27.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -16 2 - -
Exeter - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft