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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 41 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.85% 2.17% 3.56%
As % of the General category 9.47% 5.52% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£413 £103 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+301.45% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
169 181 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.12% 39.35% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 107
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -59.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.23 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 7 £413 +355.80% 2
Newport -8 6 - - 4
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (32.14%) VoIP
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) CCNP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.14%) OpenROAD
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) 2G
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Ingres
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Voice Specialist
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
2 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Voice Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Director
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.57%) OpenROAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Statistics
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
1 3 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (7.14%) User Stories
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Kanban
3 1 (3.57%) Market Research
3 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) DSDM
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) SAS Macro
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
1 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee
2 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
2 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
2 2 (7.14%) F5
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Juniper
2 2 (7.14%) Nokia
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