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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.83% 4.72% 0.76%
As % of the General category 29.01% 17.39% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
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£308 £535 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% +22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £451 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £580 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
162 69 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.89% 27.17% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 31 68
Average daily rate £404 £394 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £291 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 0 9 £330 -30.52% 4
Gloucester -16 3 - - 2
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (53.03%) DV Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) Finance
4 16 (24.24%) Windows
5 15 (22.73%) Java
6 13 (19.70%) Programme Management
7 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.18%) Marketing
8 11 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (16.67%) SAP
8 11 (16.67%) Electronics
8 11 (16.67%) DTV
9 10 (15.15%) Web Services
10 8 (12.12%) C++
10 8 (12.12%) Linux
10 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
11 7 (10.61%) jQuery
11 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.61%) JBoss
11 7 (10.61%) C
11 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.09%) Wireless
12 6 (9.09%) SQL
12 6 (9.09%) J2EE
12 6 (9.09%) ITIL
12 6 (9.09%) SLA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.55%) Mule
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Wireless
2 5 (7.58%) LTE
2 5 (7.58%) LAN
2 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 5 (7.58%) MPLS
3 4 (6.06%) 3G
4 3 (4.55%) SNMP
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) UMTS
4 3 (4.55%) GSM
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) X.400
5 2 (3.03%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) SMTP
5 2 (3.03%) DHCP
5 2 (3.03%) 4G
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.06%) JUnit
2 4 (6.06%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 12 (18.18%) Marketing
3 11 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Service Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Automated Tester
6 3 (4.55%) Communications Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Tester
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Web Services
2 7 (10.61%) jQuery
2 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
3 6 (9.09%) J2EE
3 6 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 5 (7.58%) SOAP
5 3 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (3.03%) STL
6 2 (3.03%) Java EE
6 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.03%) Drools
7 1 (1.52%) Ajax
7 1 (1.52%) JSON
7 1 (1.52%) HTML5
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) DTV
2 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) IPTV
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Programme Management
2 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
4 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) TDD
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.58%) Business Development
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) BDD
7 4 (6.06%) Kanban
7 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) C++
3 7 (10.61%) C
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) XPath
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (53.03%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.58%) ISEB
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.06%) CCNP
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) SAP
2 7 (10.61%) JBoss
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) Avaya
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) NetQoS
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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