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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 38 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.50% 1.02% 3.02%
As % of the General category 10.92% 4.40% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Median daily rate £363 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £288 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
119 159 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.93% 23.25% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 130 118
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.25 £25.60 £120.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +29 7 £331 -26.38% 6
Newport +10 6 £425 +77.08%
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) Electronics
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) Broadband
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) assyst
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
1 6 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Broadband
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) 2G
4 1 (4.17%) 3G
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) HSRP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LTE
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) HBase
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Ericsson Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
1 2 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Facelets
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) JPA
2 1 (4.17%) JSF
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Kanban
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Case Management
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (4.17%) API Design
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) APMP
6 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
3 2 (8.33%) NICE Systems
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Sun