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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 41 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.00% 8.76% -
As % of the General category 11.24% 38.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -15.88%
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
89 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.73% 23.04% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 19
Average daily rate £350 £325 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
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 £38.50 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -1 5 £363 +23.93% 1
Templecombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (68.75%) Electronics
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Programme Management
2 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) DTV
2 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 11 (68.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 11 (68.75%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (18.75%) C++
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) WLAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Voldemort
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 11 (68.75%) Electronics
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) WF
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Batch
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Programme Management
1 11 (68.75%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Erlang
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCVP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Google