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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 42 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.33% 5.07% 0.97%
As % of the General category 9.09% 25.00% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£323 £500 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.50% +124.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £365 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £580 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.58% 20.28% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 18
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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
Bath +2 1 £350 - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 10 (58.82%) Electronics
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Programme Management
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) DTV
2 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 10 (58.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (58.82%) Marketing
2 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Internet
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
7 3 (17.65%) assyst

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (17.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 10 (58.82%) Marketing
2 10 (58.82%) Electronics
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) WF
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (5.88%) Spring Batch
5 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) DTV
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
1 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Programme Management
1 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Altiris
2 3 (17.65%) Nortel
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sun