The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 27 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 3.42% 6.12%
As % of the General category 20.13% 16.13% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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£375 £431 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +36.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £298 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £455 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
159 62 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.58% 21.23% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 40
Average daily rate £388 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £458 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 29
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.00 £39.10
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 Gloucestershire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Gloucestershire 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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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
Cheltenham -13 5 £448 +15.48%
Gloucester -8 1 £300 -34.06% 1
Stroud - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 61 (77.22%) Security Cleared
2 58 (73.42%) DV Cleared
3 19 (24.05%) Finance
4 16 (20.25%) Windows
4 16 (20.25%) ISTQB
5 14 (17.72%) LoadRunner
6 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (15.19%) Business Development
7 12 (15.19%) SLA
7 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
8 11 (13.92%) Programme Management
8 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.13%) Java
10 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
11 7 (8.86%) Electronics
11 7 (8.86%) DTV
11 7 (8.86%) C
11 7 (8.86%) SAP
11 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) Marketing
11 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (7.59%) HP
12 6 (7.59%) Citrix
12 6 (7.59%) LAN
12 6 (7.59%) WAN
12 6 (7.59%) C++
13 5 (6.33%) MS Project

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) Commerce Server
1 1 (1.27%) Mule
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Project
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LAN
1 6 (7.59%) WAN
2 5 (6.33%) SNMP
2 5 (6.33%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) MPLS
4 3 (3.80%) GSM
4 3 (3.80%) UMTS
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) 3G
4 3 (3.80%) LTE
5 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 2 (2.53%) X.400
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) SMTP
5 2 (2.53%) DHCP
5 2 (2.53%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.80%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) JUnit
3 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Electronics
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Service Manager
2 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Test Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Communications Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Service Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) J2EE
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.80%) Spring MVC
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) Spring
3 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.53%) STL
5 1 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) XSD
5 1 (1.27%) XSLT
5 1 (1.27%) JDBC
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) JAXB
5 1 (1.27%) JMS
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) DTV
2 5 (6.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
2 12 (15.19%) Business Development
2 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.92%) Programme Management
4 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (6.33%) TDD
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.06%) Security Architecture
6 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.06%) Change Management
6 4 (5.06%) Security Management
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL
7 3 (3.80%) Project Management
7 3 (3.80%) Scrum
7 3 (3.80%) MVC
7 3 (3.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) C
3 6 (7.59%) C++
4 4 (5.06%) SQL
5 3 (3.80%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
5 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (77.22%) Security Cleared
2 58 (73.42%) DV Cleared
3 16 (20.25%) ISTQB
4 13 (16.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 4 (5.06%) ISEB
6 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) CISM
7 2 (2.53%) CCNP
7 2 (2.53%) CCNA
7 2 (2.53%) CISSP
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.27%) HND
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
8 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MBA
8 1 (1.27%) CAPM
8 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) SAP
2 6 (7.59%) HP
2 6 (7.59%) Citrix
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) ATG
6 1 (1.27%) hybris
6 1 (1.27%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.27%) Demandware