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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 44 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.14% 8.41% 4.50%
As % of the General category 14.15% 24.17% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 7
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£413 £475 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +16.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £490 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -41.66%
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
106 120 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.18% 34.78% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 56
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £14.13 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
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 26 March 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
Gloucester -7 7 £405 -14.73% 3
Cheltenham -11 6 £426 +0.29%
Cirencester - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 29 (63.04%) DV Cleared
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 13 (28.26%) Programme Management
4 13 (28.26%) Java
5 11 (23.91%) SAP
5 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (23.91%) DTV
5 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
5 11 (23.91%) Electronics
5 11 (23.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (23.91%) Marketing
5 11 (23.91%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
6 10 (21.74%) LoadRunner
7 8 (17.39%) Web Services
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 8 (17.39%) Maven
7 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
8 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.22%) Ruby
8 7 (15.22%) SLA
9 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.04%) C++
9 6 (13.04%) SQL
9 6 (13.04%) Linux
9 6 (13.04%) Spring

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) Mule
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) SNMP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SDH
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) 2G
3 1 (2.17%) 2.5G
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) 3G
3 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) LoadRunner
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
2 11 (23.91%) Electronics
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Developer
1 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Service Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Web Services
2 6 (13.04%) Spring
2 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (13.04%) jQuery
2 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) JPA
4 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE
6 2 (4.35%) STL
6 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.17%) Java EE
7 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Programme Management
2 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.91%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (17.39%) TDD
3 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Business Development
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Test Management
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
2 7 (15.22%) Ruby
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) C++
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 29 (63.04%) DV Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
4 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) ISEB
7 2 (4.35%) CISSP
7 2 (4.35%) CISM
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) CCSA
8 1 (2.17%) MBA
8 1 (2.17%) CAPM
8 1 (2.17%) HND
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PMP
8 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.17%) Demandware
3 1 (2.17%) ATG
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint