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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 44 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.40% 2.34% 1.84%
As % of the General category 6.76% 10.53% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£355 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.18% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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
74 95 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.73% 22.25% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 70 20
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £508 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +188.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £40.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £17.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -2 2 £405 +40.86% 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) SAP
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) DTV
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) MS Project
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Java

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 2 (13.33%) 4G
4 1 (6.67%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) OSS Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) DTV
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) X++
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Huawei
3 2 (13.33%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Embarcadero
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia