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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 2.94% 2.46%
As % of the General category 1.20% 8.06% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.88%
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 62 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.56% 36.47% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 69
Average daily rate £355 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £41.23 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.10 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 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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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
Bournemouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
1 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) RF Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) RF Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter