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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.58% 1.76% 2.99%
As % of the General category 9.04% 5.16% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £91 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
166 155 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.52% 34.07% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 120 107
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £413 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.98 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.50 £10.92 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Cardiff -3 6 £350 +286.74% 4
Newport -6 5 - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (38.46%) VoIP
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (7.69%) OpenROAD
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.69%) ISDN
2 2 (7.69%) PBX
2 2 (7.69%) H.323
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) 2G
3 1 (3.85%) LTE
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Ingres
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Voice Specialist
1 5 (19.23%) VoIP Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Director
4 2 (7.69%) Voice Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) User Stories
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Kanban
4 1 (3.85%) Market Research
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) SAS Macro
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Avaya
2 2 (7.69%) Juniper
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia
2 2 (7.69%) Siemens
2 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee
2 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
2 2 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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