The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 47 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 1.29% 1.72%
As % of the General category 5.17% 5.51% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £413 £355 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +77.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £303 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £421 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
Telecoms
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
116 127 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.01% 23.35% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 105 148
Median daily rate £370 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £29.25 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.70% -43.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the South Wales region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the South Wales region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 3 £413 +33.06% 1
Newport - 2 £413 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) CCNP
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) CA
7 3 (15.00%) CCNA
7 3 (15.00%) Lotus
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) assyst
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Broadband
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) HSRP
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) PBX
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Facelets
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) JPA
1 1 (5.00%) JSF
1 1 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.00%) MAPM
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) P3O
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) CA
2 3 (15.00%) Lotus
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) PlateSpin
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) 3Com
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow