The 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.46% 2.55% -
As % of the General category 14.29% 10.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -42.25%
Telecoms
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 73 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.23% 23.25% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +176.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +11 7 £308 -3.90% 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) Server Hardening
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Nessus
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Android

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) 4G
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) RF Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) RF Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Junior IT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Communications Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
1 1 (6.25%) VHDL
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Server Hardening
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco