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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.84% 2.97% 4.00%
As % of the General category 9.09% 8.85% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£310 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -24.56%
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
99 192 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.29% 33.57% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 122 98
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 +4 2 £310 +55.00% 2
Newport -9 2 - -
Bridgend - 2 £350 -
Gwent - 1 - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Electronics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (5.00%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) ADSL
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Ingres
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Use Case
1 4 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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