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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.99% 4.81% 2.25%
As % of the General category 14.71% 18.18% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £284 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.30% 26.44% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 26
Average daily rate £375 £297 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.26% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 +4 7 £306 +11.36% 1
Taunton -20 1 £350 +50.53%
Clevedon - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (61.11%) SAP
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
1 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
1 11 (61.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (55.56%) Programme Management
2 10 (55.56%) Marketing
2 10 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (55.56%) Electronics
2 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (55.56%) DTV
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) CCVP
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) WLAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) CCNP
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) Perl

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) WLAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) Voldemort
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
1 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
2 10 (55.56%) Marketing
2 10 (55.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Programme Management
1 10 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) X++
4 1 (5.56%) Erlang
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCVP
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) hybris