The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.65% - 1.47%
As % of the General category 15.79% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.81% 8.25% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate £375 £475 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £351 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £600 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Portsmouth region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Portsmouth region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
1 1 (20.00%) RF Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel