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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.69% 1.10% 2.45%
As % of the General category 33.33% 5.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£260 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 - £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -19.35%
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
24 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.06% 19.23% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 13
Average daily rate £325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £566 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 6 - - 2
Plymouth +3 1 - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) WFM
3 2 (16.67%) RNC
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 2 (16.67%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) SDH
3 2 (16.67%) UMTS
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) .NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (16.67%) RNC
2 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) GSM
2 2 (16.67%) SDH
2 2 (16.67%) UMTS
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) VHDL
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
1 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei