The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 167 83 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.46% 3.89% 6.31%
As % of the General category 16.32% 11.08% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 26 101
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £21.75 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £43.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +12.69%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1023 749 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.48% 35.15% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 492 922
Average daily rate £388 £386 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 63
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.75 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Wiltshire +3 64 £450 - 18
Gloucestershire +20 49 £328 +5.39% 11
Bristol -17 25 £350 +1.44% 19
Dorset - 9 £338 - 3
Devon -10 6 £325 - 2
Somerset -15 5 £320 - 13
Cornwall - 3 £110 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 153 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 99 (26.83%) DV Cleared
3 87 (23.58%) Windows
4 84 (22.76%) Finance
5 59 (15.99%) Linux
6 53 (14.36%) Java
7 52 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (13.82%) ITIL
9 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
9 49 (13.28%) Electronics
10 48 (13.01%) Manufacturing
11 47 (12.74%) Marketing
11 47 (12.74%) Programme Management
12 46 (12.47%) SAP
13 45 (12.20%) VMware
14 44 (11.92%) DTV
14 44 (11.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 44 (11.92%) SC Cleared
14 44 (11.92%) Digital Marketing
15 43 (11.65%) JavaScript
16 40 (10.84%) MS Excel
17 39 (10.57%) Project Management
18 37 (10.03%) Active Directory
19 33 (8.94%) Cisco
20 32 (8.67%) LAN
20 32 (8.67%) WAN
20 32 (8.67%) Service Management
20 32 (8.67%) jQuery
20 32 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (7.86%) Citrix

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.17%) Lync
4 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.63%) IIS
5 6 (1.63%) Node.js
5 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.08%) Mule
7 4 (1.08%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) TPMS
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.61%) MS Office
3 8 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.90%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (11.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.81%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.63%) SaaS
2 6 (1.63%) Office 365
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.67%) LAN
1 32 (8.67%) WAN
2 24 (6.50%) Firewall
3 22 (5.96%) LTE
4 18 (4.88%) GSM
4 18 (4.88%) DNS
5 17 (4.61%) Internet
5 17 (4.61%) UMTS
6 16 (4.34%) DHCP
7 13 (3.52%) WCDMA
8 12 (3.25%) GPRS
9 11 (2.98%) Wireshark
9 11 (2.98%) 3G
10 10 (2.71%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.17%) SMS
11 8 (2.17%) Network Security
12 6 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.63%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (1.63%) LDAP
13 5 (1.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.34%) MySQL
2 15 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.07%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.81%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (5.15%) Maven
2 14 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.71%) MSI
4 9 (2.44%) Hudson
5 8 (2.17%) QUnit
5 8 (2.17%) JUnit
6 6 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.08%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.81%) Selenium
10 2 (0.54%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.54%) JIRA
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.27%) WATIR
11 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
General
1 84 (22.76%) Finance
2 49 (13.28%) Electronics
3 48 (13.01%) Manufacturing
4 47 (12.74%) Marketing
5 26 (7.05%) Banking
6 7 (1.90%) Billing
7 5 (1.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (20.60%) Developer
2 38 (10.30%) Analyst
3 36 (9.76%) Architect
4 22 (5.96%) Project Manager
4 22 (5.96%) Consultant
5 21 (5.69%) Java Developer
6 20 (5.42%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.88%) Administrator
9 16 (4.34%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.52%) Test Engineer
12 12 (3.25%) Test Manager
12 12 (3.25%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.25%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.71%) Solutions Consultant
13 10 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.71%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.67%) jQuery
2 28 (7.59%) RESTful
3 26 (7.05%) HTML
3 26 (7.05%) CSS
4 21 (5.69%) Web Services
5 20 (5.42%) HTML5
6 18 (4.88%) J2EE
7 16 (4.34%) Spring
8 15 (4.07%) Hibernate
9 13 (3.52%) Java EE
9 13 (3.52%) .NET
10 11 (2.98%) JSP
11 9 (2.44%) SOAP
12 8 (2.17%) SVG
12 8 (2.17%) LAMP
13 7 (1.90%) JSON
13 7 (1.90%) Application Packaging
14 6 (1.63%) Software Packaging
14 6 (1.63%) XML
14 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.92%) DTV
2 26 (7.05%) Digital Media
3 11 (2.98%) Thin Client
3 11 (2.98%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.17%) RIA
5 7 (1.90%) PKI
5 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.36%) Clustering
6 5 (1.36%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.36%) NHS
6 5 (1.36%) Firmware
6 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.08%) Wiki
7 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.81%) PDA
8 3 (0.81%) Statistics
8 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 2 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 87 (23.58%) Windows
2 59 (15.99%) Linux
3 27 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.78%) UNIX
5 24 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.44%) HPUX
9 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.63%) Solaris
12 4 (1.08%) Fedora
12 4 (1.08%) Android
12 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.08%) CentOS
13 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (13.82%) ITIL
3 47 (12.74%) Programme Management
4 44 (11.92%) Digital Marketing
5 39 (10.57%) Project Management
6 32 (8.67%) Service Management
6 32 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (7.05%) Software Engineering
8 24 (6.50%) Scrum
9 20 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.34%) UML
11 16 (4.34%) Test Scripting
12 15 (4.07%) OO
12 15 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.07%) Change Management
13 14 (3.79%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.79%) TDD
13 14 (3.79%) ITIL V3
14 13 (3.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.36%) Java
2 43 (11.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (6.78%) SQL
4 24 (6.50%) C++
5 23 (6.23%) C
6 19 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.61%) PHP
8 16 (4.34%) Python
8 16 (4.34%) Ruby
9 11 (2.98%) C#
10 10 (2.71%) Perl
11 9 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.44%) PHP5
12 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.81%) VBScript
15 2 (0.54%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
15 2 (0.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 153 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 99 (26.83%) DV Cleared
3 44 (11.92%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.34%) CCNP
6 15 (4.07%) Degree
7 12 (3.25%) ISEB
8 11 (2.98%) CCNA
8 11 (2.98%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
12 2 (0.54%) MCSA
12 2 (0.54%) PhD
12 2 (0.54%) CIMA
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.54%) PMP
12 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.54%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.78%) SLA
2 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) Basel II
6 1 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (10.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (2.71%) vSphere
5 8 (2.17%) XenApp
6 6 (1.63%) vCloud
6 6 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.08%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.27%) Snort
10 1 (0.27%) Squid
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.59%) SCCM
2 15 (4.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (3.25%) HP SIM
4 10 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.71%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.17%) Puppet
6 7 (1.90%) SCOM
7 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.63%) AppDNA
7 6 (1.63%) WSUS
8 5 (1.36%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.81%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.81%) OpenView
9 3 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.27%) MOM
11 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.47%) SAP
3 45 (12.20%) VMware
4 33 (8.94%) Cisco
5 29 (7.86%) Citrix
6 28 (7.59%) HP
7 20 (5.42%) Oracle
8 19 (5.15%) Symantec
9 18 (4.88%) JBoss
10 10 (2.71%) Juniper
11 9 (2.44%) Avaya
12 8 (2.17%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.63%) Lumension
14 6 (1.63%) Zend
15 5 (1.36%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.36%) F5
15 5 (1.36%) NetApp
15 5 (1.36%) Nokia
15 5 (1.36%) McAfee
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Somerset
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £330 - £340 per day
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
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South West
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Gloucestershire
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Dorset
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Gloucestershire
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Cheltenham
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Plymouth
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