The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 41 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.06% 1.95% 0.63%
As % of the General category 13.68% 9.76% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.35% 20.00% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 27
Average daily rate £336 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £301 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.28% -44.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 6 £275 -33.33% 10
Taunton - 6 £198 - 2
Templecombe - - - - 1
Yeovil - - - -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.15%) Digital Media
2 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 11 (42.31%) PHP5
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
2 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 11 (42.31%) OOP
2 11 (42.31%) OOD
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 8 (30.77%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) MCP
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
6 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Nortel Meridian
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) Nortel
6 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Nortel Meridian
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) PHP Developer
2 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Software Packaging
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Digital Media
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) OOP
1 11 (42.31%) OOD
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
1 11 (42.31%) PHP5
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
1 11 (42.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) MCP
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Nortel
3 3 (11.54%) Altiris
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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