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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 62 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.69% 1.39% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.50% 4.09% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£295 £413 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +258.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £154 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £456 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-36.22% -25.19%
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
160 220 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.44% 34.06% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 161 91
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.37% +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Newport -8 2 - - 2
Bridgend - 1 £430 -
Caerphilly - 1 £160 - 1
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
2 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (15.38%) SAP R/3
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP R/3
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Management
1 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
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