The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 21 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.56% 5.88% 0.45%
As % of the General category 6.02% 16.67% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£338 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
83 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.56% 35.29% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 57
Average daily rate £400 £401 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £30.08 £42.50 £12.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +234.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £34.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £42.50 £23.11
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 Dorset

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Dorset 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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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
Poole -3 3 £338 +14.40%
Bournemouth -4 1 £375 -25.00% 2
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (28.57%) RNC
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (28.57%) RNC
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
1 2 (28.57%) SDH
1 2 (28.57%) UMTS
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Field Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei