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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.87% 6.31% 1.51%
As % of the General category 13.33% 22.03% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £254 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £287 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.09 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% -34.61%
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
75 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.55% 28.64% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 26
Average daily rate £363 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +7 7 £306 +7.92%
Taunton -13 1 £350 +50.53%
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 November 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%) Marketing
2 10 (55.56%) Programme Management
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%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
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%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
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%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Voldemort
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
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%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Programme Management
1 10 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
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%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) BPMN
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) Erlang
6 1 (5.56%) X++
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%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat