The 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 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 156 175 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.66% 5.53% 4.25%
As % of the General category 14.19% 15.92% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 66 29
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£375 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £14.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
Telecoms
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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
Bristol +12 58 £365 +5.79% 30
Wiltshire -14 47 £375 -14.77% 18
Gloucestershire -28 14 £388 +28.09% 23
Devon -1 8 £300 -6.25% 3
Somerset -1 3 £365 +17.74% 4
Cornwall - 2 - -
Avon - 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 135 (43.97%) Finance
2 96 (31.27%) Programme Management
2 96 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
3 94 (30.62%) Electronics
4 93 (30.29%) SAP
4 93 (30.29%) Marketing
5 92 (29.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 92 (29.97%) Digital Marketing
5 92 (29.97%) Manufacturing
5 92 (29.97%) DTV
6 45 (14.66%) Security Cleared
7 38 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (12.05%) SC Cleared
9 33 (10.75%) ITIL
10 32 (10.42%) PRINCE2
10 32 (10.42%) Project Management
11 31 (10.10%) Windows
11 31 (10.10%) Banking
12 29 (9.45%) Java
12 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
13 28 (9.12%) SQL
14 25 (8.14%) Retail
15 23 (7.49%) .NET
16 22 (7.17%) Migration
17 21 (6.84%) Oracle
18 20 (6.51%) Business Analysis
18 20 (6.51%) E-Commerce
18 20 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (6.19%) C#
20 18 (5.86%) MS Project

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.95%) IIS
2 6 (1.95%) Mule
3 5 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.63%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.63%) Apache
4 4 (1.30%) Commerce Server
4 4 (1.30%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) Lync
6 2 (0.65%) Node.js
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.65%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (5.86%) MS Project
2 16 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.26%) MS Office
4 8 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.98%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 92 (29.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Agresso
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.98%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.58%) 3G
2 10 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.93%) LAN
4 8 (2.61%) SAN
4 8 (2.61%) Firewall
4 8 (2.61%) Network Security
5 7 (2.28%) 4G
5 7 (2.28%) VPN
5 7 (2.28%) VoIP
6 5 (1.63%) WAN
6 5 (1.63%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.63%) LTE
6 5 (1.63%) MVNO
6 5 (1.63%) 2G
7 4 (1.30%) H.323
7 4 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.30%) Internet
8 3 (0.98%) DPNSS
8 3 (0.98%) QSIG
8 3 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.95%) MySQL
3 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.63%) Big Data
4 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.33%) Essbase
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.28%) JIRA
2 6 (1.95%) Maven
2 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.98%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.33%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.33%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 135 (43.97%) Finance
2 94 (30.62%) Electronics
3 93 (30.29%) Marketing
4 92 (29.97%) Manufacturing
5 31 (10.10%) Banking
6 25 (8.14%) Retail
7 8 (2.61%) Billing
7 8 (2.61%) Games
8 3 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (17.59%) Developer
2 50 (16.29%) Analyst
3 44 (14.33%) Project Manager
4 25 (8.14%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.84%) Designer
6 19 (6.19%) Architect
7 14 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (3.58%) Consultant
9 10 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.26%) Android Developer
10 9 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.61%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.61%) Telecoms Engineer
12 7 (2.28%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.28%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.28%) Design Engineer
12 7 (2.28%) Senior Designer
12 7 (2.28%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.49%) .NET
2 14 (4.56%) CSS
3 13 (4.23%) HTML
4 12 (3.91%) Web Services
4 12 (3.91%) XML
5 11 (3.58%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.58%) jQuery
6 10 (3.26%) JSON
7 9 (2.93%) Spring
8 8 (2.61%) REST
9 7 (2.28%) SOAP
10 6 (1.95%) Spring MVC
10 6 (1.95%) JPA
10 6 (1.95%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.63%) Android SDK
11 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.63%) J2ME
12 4 (1.30%) HTML5
12 4 (1.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 92 (29.97%) DTV
2 11 (3.58%) Digital Media
2 11 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.93%) NHS
5 7 (2.28%) PMI
6 6 (1.95%) User Experience
7 5 (1.63%) iPhone
7 5 (1.63%) IVR
8 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.30%) Social Media
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.98%) BYOD
9 3 (0.98%) Derivative
9 3 (0.98%) Wiki
10 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.10%) Windows
2 17 (5.54%) Linux
3 13 (4.23%) Android
4 11 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.26%) UNIX
6 9 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.61%) Solaris
8 5 (1.63%) CentOS
8 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.65%) Fedora
10 2 (0.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
1 96 (31.27%) Programme Management
2 92 (29.97%) Digital Marketing
3 38 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (10.75%) ITIL
5 32 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 32 (10.42%) Project Management
6 22 (7.17%) Migration
7 20 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.51%) E-Commerce
7 20 (6.51%) Business Analysis
8 18 (5.86%) Scrum
9 16 (5.21%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.58%) MVC
10 11 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.26%) Android Development
12 9 (2.93%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.93%) SOA
12 9 (2.93%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.61%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.45%) Java
2 28 (9.12%) SQL
3 19 (6.19%) C#
4 12 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.26%) Ruby
6 9 (2.93%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.61%) Perl
8 7 (2.28%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.63%) Python
10 4 (1.30%) C
10 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.98%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
13 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.23%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.63%) CCNP
7 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.98%) CCVP
8 3 (0.98%) CCIE
8 3 (0.98%) ISEB
8 3 (0.98%) RHCE
8 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) Degree
10 1 (0.33%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) APMP
10 1 (0.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) HL7
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) Samba
2 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.98%) ProxySG
2 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) vSphere
3 2 (0.65%) GPFS
3 2 (0.65%) Ceph
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) Puppet
1 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.98%) Nessus
3 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 93 (30.29%) SAP
2 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.84%) Oracle
4 12 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.58%) Cisco
6 9 (2.93%) VMware
7 6 (1.95%) IBM
7 6 (1.95%) Juniper
7 6 (1.95%) Nokia
8 5 (1.63%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.30%) hybris
9 4 (1.30%) F5
9 4 (1.30%) ATG
9 4 (1.30%) Avaya
9 4 (1.30%) HP
9 4 (1.30%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.30%) Brocade
9 4 (1.30%) McAfee
10 3 (0.98%) Sun
10 3 (0.98%) Huawei
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