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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.39% 5.80% 1.14%
As % of the General category 31.16% 21.67% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.38% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £311 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £568 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
138 60 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.13% 26.79% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 77
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £527 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -66.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £39.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 6 £303 -2.65% 2
Gloucester -15 3 £375 -31.19% 2
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) DV Cleared
3 18 (29.51%) Finance
4 16 (26.23%) Java
5 14 (22.95%) Windows
5 14 (22.95%) Programme Management
6 13 (21.31%) Manufacturing
6 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (21.31%) Marketing
7 12 (19.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (19.67%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (19.67%) SAP
7 12 (19.67%) Electronics
7 12 (19.67%) DTV
8 11 (18.03%) Web Services
8 11 (18.03%) Linux
9 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
9 8 (13.11%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) SOAP
9 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.11%) C++
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
9 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
9 8 (13.11%) RESTful
10 7 (11.48%) Spring
10 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.48%) Kanban
10 7 (11.48%) C
10 7 (11.48%) J2EE
10 7 (11.48%) JBoss

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Mule
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (19.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) MPLS
1 5 (8.20%) LTE
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) Wireless
2 4 (6.56%) 3G
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) GSM
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) UMTS
3 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) SMTP
4 2 (3.28%) SNMP
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.28%) X.400
4 2 (3.28%) 4G
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.64%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
1 5 (8.20%) Maven
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
3 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Manufacturing
2 13 (21.31%) Marketing
3 12 (19.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Automated Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Communications Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
2 8 (13.11%) RESTful
2 8 (13.11%) jQuery
3 7 (11.48%) Spring
3 7 (11.48%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) Java EE
4 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.28%) Swing
5 2 (3.28%) STL
5 2 (3.28%) Drools
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) JDBC
6 1 (1.64%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) XSD
6 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) DTV
2 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) IPTV
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Programme Management
2 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (19.67%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) Kanban
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Business Development
8 4 (6.56%) BDD
9 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.28%) Migration
10 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.28%) Security Management
10 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) C++
3 7 (11.48%) C
4 4 (6.56%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.20%) ISEB
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) CCNP
6 3 (4.92%) CCNA
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) SAP
2 7 (11.48%) JBoss
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) Juniper
4 3 (4.92%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 2 (3.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) NetQoS
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