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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 57 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 2.12% 4.58%
As % of the General category 8.33% 7.10% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £375 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -28.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
132 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.45% 29.87% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £219 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £54.05 £16.25 £11.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.61% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £11.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £27.50 £13.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport +1 7 - - 1
Cardiff -11 4 £375 +22.95% 5
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
6 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.53%) SDH
6 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Liferay
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SDH
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) DWDM
3 1 (5.26%) GSM
3 1 (5.26%) PABX
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Controller
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Facelets
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
1 2 (10.53%) JSF
1 2 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) XHTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Batch
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Records Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) APMP
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.26%) MAPM
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat