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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.55% 6.24% 1.88%
As % of the General category 9.40% 14.77% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £410 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +92.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £168 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £485 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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
149 176 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.19% 42.21% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 102 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.94 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +129.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -11 8 £305 -25.60% 3
Bridgend - 3 £375 -
Newport -15 2 - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Firewall
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Electronics
5 5 (16.13%) DTV
6 4 (12.90%) OpenROAD
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) AIX
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) RDBMS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.90%) OpenROAD
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) H.323
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) ISDN
4 2 (6.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) ADSL
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) 3G
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) 2G
5 1 (3.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Ingres
1 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) OpenROAD Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Voice Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) DTV
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) User Stories
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Nokia
4 2 (6.45%) Siemens
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.45%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Zend
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