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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 5.42% 4.90%
As % of the General category 7.30% 13.07% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£254 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
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
137 199 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.78% 41.46% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 132 87
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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
Cardiff -1 4 £239 -36.33% 6
Newport -8 2 - - 1
Bridgend - 2 - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) DTV
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 5 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) MS Office
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (9.09%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) H.323
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) ISDN
2 2 (9.09%) PBX
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) Ingres
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) OpenROAD Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) DTV
2 3 (13.64%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) User Stories
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Siemens
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Zend
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