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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 29 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.68% 6.27% 4.42%
As % of the General category 20.86% 19.35% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
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£388 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
139 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.20% 32.40% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 49
Average daily rate £380 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.75 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 -16 6 £431 +32.69% 5
Gloucester -6 2 £350 -23.07% 3
Cirencester - - - - 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (73.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (65.31%) DV Cleared
3 17 (34.69%) Finance
4 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
5 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
5 9 (18.37%) Windows
5 9 (18.37%) SLA
5 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
6 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.33%) Business Development
6 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (14.29%) Marketing
7 7 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (14.29%) Electronics
7 7 (14.29%) DTV
7 7 (14.29%) SAP
7 7 (14.29%) Java
7 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) WAN
8 6 (12.24%) LAN
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 5 (10.20%) Maven
9 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
10 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 4 (8.16%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) SNMP
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) 3GPP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) DMZ
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
2 5 (10.20%) Maven
3 2 (4.08%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Test Manager
1 8 (16.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) Spring
2 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
2 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
2 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) DTV
2 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
2 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.33%) Business Development
2 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.24%) TDD
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) BDD
6 3 (6.12%) Use Case
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.12%) Ruby
3 3 (6.12%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (65.31%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
4 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) ISEB
7 2 (4.08%) CISSP
7 2 (4.08%) CISM
8 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCSA
8 1 (2.04%) MBA
8 1 (2.04%) CAPM
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.04%) PMP
8 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.12%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Demandware
3 1 (2.04%) hybris
3 1 (2.04%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.04%) ATG
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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