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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 22 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 20 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.60% 2.94% 7.36%
As % of the General category 19.05% 13.64% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 14
Average daily rate £360 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £231 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £481 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
105 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.65% 21.57% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 46
Average daily rate £365 £490 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% +78.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.17 £37.20 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.42 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.90 £34.25
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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 5 £360 +55.67% 12
Taunton - 4 £388 -
Street +8 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £410 - 2
Clevedon - 1 £240 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £350 - 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 23 (67.65%) Manufacturing
2 23 (67.65%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (67.65%) SAP
2 23 (67.65%) Programme Management
2 23 (67.65%) Electronics
2 23 (67.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (67.65%) Digital Marketing
2 23 (67.65%) Marketing
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
5 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) Java
9 3 (8.82%) SQL
9 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA
9 3 (8.82%) Android
9 3 (8.82%) New Media
10 2 (5.88%) Confluence
10 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (67.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) PABX
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) DataStage
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Informix
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.94%) MorphX
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) WATIR
2 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 23 (67.65%) Electronics
2 23 (67.65%) Manufacturing
2 23 (67.65%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Development Project Leader
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.88%) UAT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Android Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Quantity Surveyor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) EJB
1 1 (2.94%) Flash
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) JMS
1 1 (2.94%) JSP
1 1 (2.94%) WSDL
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) New Media
2 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) Digital Marketing
1 23 (67.65%) Programme Management
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) BEA
4 1 (2.94%) Rally
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
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