The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 41 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.42% 2.30% 4.82%
As % of the General category 5.88% 9.52% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
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£365 £310 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -38.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% -40.84%
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 84 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.20% 24.14% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 29
Average daily rate £375 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Bath -6 4 £365 +12.30% 3
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DTV
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
1 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Social Media
5 2 (18.18%) Huawei
5 2 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) DTV
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
1 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 1 (9.09%) Nokia
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