The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 15 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.16% 4.50% 3.94%
As % of the General category 25.81% 19.74% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate £438 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £312 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £434 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -11.29%
General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 76 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.63% 22.82% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 144
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Telecoms
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 18 £475 +5.55% 2
Cheltenham -10 6 £425 +19.04% 5
Cirencester - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) Service Management
3 21 (47.73%) LAN
4 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 17 (38.64%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.91%) SAP
8 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 7 (15.91%) DTV
8 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
8 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
8 7 (15.91%) Electronics
8 7 (15.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (15.91%) Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) jQuery
9 6 (13.64%) Kanban
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Spring
9 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 6 (13.64%) VMware
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.64%) SOAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) LAN
2 18 (40.91%) WAN
3 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) FTP
4 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.27%) LTE
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) 4G
5 1 (2.27%) 3G
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.91%) Electronics
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Solutions Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
1 7 (15.91%) jQuery
2 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.64%) Spring
2 6 (13.64%) SOAP
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) RESTful
3 4 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.82%) Java EE
5 2 (4.55%) Swing
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) DTV
2 5 (11.36%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.36%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Solaris
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Service Management
2 17 (38.64%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) Kanban
5 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 3 (6.82%) BDD
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (2.27%) Security Management
8 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) XQuery
4 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) SAP
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) AppSense
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Nortel
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) Polycom
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