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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.49% 1.16% 2.40%
As % of the General category 11.32% 5.17% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £525 £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.71% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £311 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £367 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
106 116 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.99% 22.44% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 100
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.48 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +116.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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
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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 7 £478 - 3
Bridgend - 1 £450 - 1
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 16 (50.00%) Marketing
2 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
3 13 (40.63%) Programme Management
3 13 (40.63%) Electronics
3 13 (40.63%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) SAP
3 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (40.63%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (40.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) OWASP
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 5 (15.63%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (15.63%) Open Source
8 5 (15.63%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) Ansible
8 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
9 4 (12.50%) Presales
9 4 (12.50%) SQL

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) 2G
5 1 (3.13%) 3G
5 1 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (3.13%) Broadband
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 16 (50.00%) Marketing
2 13 (40.63%) Electronics
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Presales Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Presales Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) REST
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) Swagger
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) Kafka
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (40.63%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (40.63%) Programme Management
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) OWASP
5 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) Presales
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Business Development
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CEH
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.13%) APMP
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) CIPD
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Sun