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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 41 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.30% 1.21% 1.39%
As % of the General category 8.87% 4.46% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £295 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £187 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £403 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
124 157 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.94% 27.12% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 165
Median daily rate £350 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.03% -50.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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
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 29 June 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
Newport +19 5 £463 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £525 - 3
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Service Management
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) CCNP
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) CA
7 3 (12.50%) Lotus
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) vSphere
8 2 (8.33%) SaaS
8 2 (8.33%) PaaS

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 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (8.33%) 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%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LAN
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) Broadband
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) HSRP
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
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%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) JPA
2 1 (4.17%) JSF
2 1 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Case Management
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.17%) MAPM
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) P3O
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) CA
2 3 (12.50%) Lotus
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) NICE Systems
3 2 (8.33%) PlateSpin
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) 3Com
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow