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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 149 86 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.27% 4.09% 5.86%
As % of the General category 16.06% 11.50% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 26 99
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £308 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £21.75 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £43.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
928 748 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.60% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 480 927
Average daily rate £389 £386 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 59
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.75 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £42.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 -8 50 £440 -2.22% 23
Gloucestershire +17 34 £325 +4.58% 12
Bristol -15 27 £350 -20.00% 15
Dorset - 11 £401 - 8
Somerset -12 9 £254 - 6
Devon +7 6 £325 - 4
Cornwall - 4 £110 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 139 (38.50%) Security Cleared
2 83 (22.99%) Finance
3 81 (22.44%) DV Cleared
4 80 (22.16%) Windows
5 54 (14.96%) Linux
6 51 (14.13%) Java
6 51 (14.13%) Microsoft
7 49 (13.57%) SC Cleared
8 48 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (13.30%) JavaScript
9 47 (13.02%) Electronics
10 45 (12.47%) ITIL
11 43 (11.91%) Manufacturing
11 43 (11.91%) Programme Management
12 42 (11.63%) Marketing
12 42 (11.63%) SAP
13 41 (11.36%) VMware
14 40 (11.08%) DTV
14 40 (11.08%) Digital Marketing
14 40 (11.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 38 (10.53%) Project Management
15 38 (10.53%) Active Directory
16 37 (10.25%) MS Excel
17 35 (9.70%) Service Management
17 35 (9.70%) jQuery
18 33 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (8.31%) Cisco
19 30 (8.31%) Citrix
19 30 (8.31%) WAN
19 30 (8.31%) LAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 13 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.22%) Lync
3 8 (2.22%) Node.js
4 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.66%) IIS
5 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.11%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.11%) Mule
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.83%) Drupal
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) TPMS
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.26%) MS Office
3 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (11.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.66%) SaaS
2 6 (1.66%) Office 365
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.28%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.31%) LAN
1 30 (8.31%) WAN
2 22 (6.09%) LTE
3 18 (4.99%) Firewall
3 18 (4.99%) DNS
4 17 (4.71%) Internet
4 17 (4.71%) WCDMA
5 16 (4.43%) DHCP
5 16 (4.43%) UMTS
6 15 (4.16%) GSM
7 13 (3.60%) GPRS
8 12 (3.32%) Wireshark
9 10 (2.77%) SMS
9 10 (2.77%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.22%) 3G
11 6 (1.66%) LDAP
11 6 (1.66%) 2G
11 6 (1.66%) Network Security
12 5 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.26%) MySQL
1 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.16%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (5.26%) Maven
2 14 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.49%) Hudson
4 8 (2.22%) QUnit
5 7 (1.94%) JUnit
5 7 (1.94%) MSI
6 6 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.39%) Selenium
8 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.55%) JIRA
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.55%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (22.99%) Finance
2 47 (13.02%) Electronics
3 43 (11.91%) Manufacturing
4 42 (11.63%) Marketing
5 26 (7.20%) Banking
6 9 (2.49%) Billing
7 5 (1.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (22.71%) Developer
2 39 (10.80%) Architect
3 34 (9.42%) Analyst
4 24 (6.65%) Consultant
5 22 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (5.54%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.99%) Administrator
8 18 (4.99%) Integration Engineer
9 16 (4.43%) PHP Developer
9 16 (4.43%) Test Engineer
10 13 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.60%) Solutions Consultant
11 11 (3.05%) Test Manager
12 10 (2.77%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.77%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.77%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.70%) jQuery
2 28 (7.76%) HTML
2 28 (7.76%) CSS
3 27 (7.48%) RESTful
4 22 (6.09%) HTML5
5 21 (5.82%) Web Services
6 17 (4.71%) J2EE
7 16 (4.43%) Hibernate
7 16 (4.43%) Spring
8 13 (3.60%) Java EE
9 11 (3.05%) .NET
10 9 (2.49%) JSP
11 8 (2.22%) SOAP
11 8 (2.22%) SVG
11 8 (2.22%) LAMP
11 8 (2.22%) Zend Framework
12 7 (1.94%) JSON
13 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.39%) XML
14 5 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.08%) DTV
2 30 (8.31%) Digital Media
3 10 (2.77%) Fat Client
3 10 (2.77%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.22%) RIA
5 7 (1.94%) PKI
6 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.39%) NHS
6 5 (1.39%) Firmware
6 5 (1.39%) Clustering
6 5 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.83%) PDA
9 2 (0.55%) IPTV
9 2 (0.55%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.55%) CMDB
9 2 (0.55%) Wiki
9 2 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.16%) Windows
2 54 (14.96%) Linux
3 24 (6.65%) UNIX
3 24 (6.65%) Windows 7
4 22 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.49%) HPUX
7 8 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.66%) Solaris
10 5 (1.39%) Android
11 4 (1.11%) CentOS
11 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.11%) Fedora
12 2 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (12.47%) ITIL
3 43 (11.91%) Programme Management
4 40 (11.08%) Digital Marketing
5 38 (10.53%) Project Management
6 35 (9.70%) Service Management
7 33 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (6.37%) Scrum
9 21 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (5.54%) Software Engineering
11 19 (5.26%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.16%) OO
13 14 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.88%) Change Management
13 14 (3.88%) Migration
13 14 (3.88%) TDD
14 13 (3.60%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.60%) Test Scripting
14 13 (3.60%) ITIL V3
15 12 (3.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.13%) Java
2 48 (13.30%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.48%) SQL
4 22 (6.09%) PHP
5 20 (5.54%) C++
6 19 (5.26%) C
7 18 (4.99%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.16%) Ruby
8 15 (4.16%) Python
9 11 (3.05%) PHP5
10 10 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.49%) C#
11 9 (2.49%) Perl
12 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.55%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.55%) VBScript
14 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 139 (38.50%) Security Cleared
2 81 (22.44%) DV Cleared
3 49 (13.57%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.43%) Degree
6 13 (3.60%) CCNP
6 13 (3.60%) CCNA
7 9 (2.49%) ISEB
8 8 (2.22%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.39%) MCSE
11 4 (1.11%) MCP
11 4 (1.11%) PhD
11 4 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.83%) PMP
12 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.55%) ACCA
13 2 (0.55%) MCSA
13 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.99%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) Basel II
6 1 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.22%) XenApp
3 8 (2.22%) vSphere
3 8 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (1.66%) vCloud
5 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.83%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) Squid
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (6.37%) SCCM
2 12 (3.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.22%) HP SIM
4 8 (2.22%) Puppet
5 7 (1.94%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.66%) WSUS
6 6 (1.66%) SCOM
7 5 (1.39%) NSN NetAct
7 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.11%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.28%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.28%) OpenView
10 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.28%) MOM
10 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.63%) SAP
3 41 (11.36%) VMware
4 30 (8.31%) Cisco
4 30 (8.31%) Citrix
5 21 (5.82%) HP
6 19 (5.26%) Oracle
7 18 (4.99%) JBoss
8 16 (4.43%) Symantec
9 10 (2.77%) Juniper
10 9 (2.49%) Avaya
11 8 (2.22%) Zend
12 7 (1.94%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.66%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.66%) Lumension
14 5 (1.39%) AppSense
14 5 (1.39%) Nortel
14 5 (1.39%) NetApp
15 4 (1.11%) Blue Coat
15 4 (1.11%) McAfee
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