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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.07% - 0.50%
As % of the General category 18.75% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
32 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.03% 15.15% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Average daily rate £494 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.42% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.74% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.35 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.15 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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
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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 - 4 - - 4
Okehampton - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) CCNP
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (40.00%) MPLS
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) FTP
3 9 (36.00%) SNMP
3 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 9 (36.00%) CCIE
3 9 (36.00%) OSPF
3 9 (36.00%) Telnet
3 9 (36.00%) Network Management
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) Line Management
6 6 (24.00%) Network Design
7 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Marketing
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Legal
7 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (20.00%) Network Performance Management
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (40.00%) MPLS
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) FTP
3 9 (36.00%) SNMP
3 9 (36.00%) OSPF
3 9 (36.00%) Telnet
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (8.00%) RNC
5 2 (8.00%) GSM
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) SDH
5 2 (8.00%) UMTS
5 2 (8.00%) ATM
6 1 (4.00%) Broadband
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
1 5 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Support
4 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) MMIC
1 2 (8.00%) PDA
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Network Management
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Line Management
3 6 (24.00%) Network Design
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Network Performance Management
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) WFM
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCNP
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) CCIE
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.00%) F5