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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.22% 3.00% 6.31%
As % of the General category 19.44% 18.75% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate £290 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £375 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
Telecoms
Hampshire

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
36 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.87% 16.00% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £369 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £329 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) SUSE
2 4 (33.33%) Military
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Korn
2 4 (33.33%) Wiki
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (8.33%) DVB
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Java RMI
1 1 (8.33%) JavaFX
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JSF
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Swing
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XHTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) SysML
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Korn
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco