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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 44 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 121 158 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.32% 4.75% 5.93%
As % of the General category 14.04% 14.60% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 96 84
Median daily rate £339 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £11.72 £15.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.99% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £12.18 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.00 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -39.07%
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
862 1082 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.74% 32.52% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 728 796
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £49.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -6 55 £336 -1.82% 44
Wiltshire +3 33 £350 -6.66% 13
Somerset +24 11 £333 -8.90% 14
Devon +7 8 £275 +10.00% 12
Gloucestershire -5 6 £450 +12.50% 19
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 123 (44.40%) Finance
2 91 (32.85%) SAP
3 90 (32.49%) Marketing
4 89 (32.13%) Digital Marketing
5 88 (31.77%) Electronics
6 87 (31.41%) Manufacturing
6 87 (31.41%) Programme Management
6 87 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
6 87 (31.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 54 (19.49%) Microsoft
8 50 (18.05%) Project Management
9 48 (17.33%) Security Cleared
10 40 (14.44%) SC Cleared
11 39 (14.08%) SharePoint
12 37 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (12.27%) .NET
13 34 (12.27%) Migration
14 33 (11.91%) PRINCE2
15 32 (11.55%) ITIL
15 32 (11.55%) SQL
16 31 (11.19%) CSS
17 30 (10.83%) HTML
17 30 (10.83%) JavaScript
17 30 (10.83%) LAN
18 27 (9.75%) C#
18 27 (9.75%) MVC
19 26 (9.39%) Oracle
19 26 (9.39%) Windows
20 24 (8.66%) Firewall
21 22 (7.94%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 39 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.17%) Mule
4 6 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.44%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Drupal
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.72%) WordPress
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) CICS
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.78%) MS Office
3 11 (3.97%) MS Project
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) Revit
Business Applications
1 87 (31.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Primavera
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) Office 365
2 10 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.81%) SaaS
5 3 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.83%) LAN
2 24 (8.66%) Firewall
3 20 (7.22%) WAN
4 11 (3.97%) Wireless
5 10 (3.61%) DHCP
6 9 (3.25%) VPN
7 7 (2.53%) LTE
7 7 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.17%) Internet
8 6 (2.17%) Skype
9 5 (1.81%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.81%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.81%) WLAN
10 4 (1.44%) DNS
10 4 (1.44%) ISUP
10 4 (1.44%) MPLS
10 4 (1.44%) VoIP
11 3 (1.08%) 2G
11 3 (1.08%) IPsec
11 3 (1.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.72%) MS Access
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) DB2
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.89%) Maven
3 5 (1.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.81%) JIRA
3 5 (1.81%) Selenium
4 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.44%) NUnit
5 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.08%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.72%) FinalBuilder
6 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.36%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.36%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.36%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) MSTest
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 123 (44.40%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Marketing
3 88 (31.77%) Electronics
4 87 (31.41%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.97%) Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Retail
7 4 (1.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (23.83%) Developer
2 42 (15.16%) Analyst
3 26 (9.39%) Architect
3 26 (9.39%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.22%) C# Developer
5 19 (6.86%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.14%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (4.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Agile C# Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Agile Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.97%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.97%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.27%) .NET
2 31 (11.19%) CSS
3 30 (10.83%) HTML
4 22 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 20 (7.22%) jQuery
5 20 (7.22%) JSON
5 20 (7.22%) REST
6 19 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (6.14%) ASP.NET
7 17 (6.14%) SOAP
8 14 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (5.05%) XML
9 13 (4.69%) WCF
10 10 (3.61%) Spring
11 9 (3.25%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.17%) Apache Camel
12 6 (2.17%) JPA
12 6 (2.17%) Spring MVC
12 6 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.22%) Digital Media
2 7 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.81%) NHS
4 5 (1.81%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.44%) Blog
5 4 (1.44%) PKI
6 3 (1.08%) CMDB
6 3 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.72%) Derivative
7 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.72%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) BYOD
8 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.39%) Windows
2 13 (4.69%) Linux
3 10 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.17%) Unix
7 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.13%) Digital Marketing
2 87 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (31.41%) Programme Management
3 50 (18.05%) Project Management
4 37 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.27%) Migration
6 33 (11.91%) PRINCE2
7 32 (11.55%) ITIL
8 27 (9.75%) MVC
9 21 (7.58%) Scrum
10 19 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.14%) Validation
12 16 (5.78%) High Availability
12 16 (5.78%) OO
13 15 (5.42%) OOD
13 15 (5.42%) Project Planning
14 12 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.25%) Web Development
16 8 (2.89%) Network Design
16 8 (2.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.55%) SQL
2 30 (10.83%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.75%) C#
4 19 (6.86%) Java
5 10 (3.61%) C
6 8 (2.89%) C++
7 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.81%) Python
8 5 (1.81%) Ruby
9 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.72%) MapBasic
11 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) VB6
11 2 (0.72%) VBA
11 2 (0.72%) VC++
12 1 (0.36%) JCL
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.58%) CCNP
5 14 (5.05%) CCNA
6 10 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.89%) Degree
8 7 (2.53%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.81%) CISSP
10 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.08%) ISEB
11 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.08%) MCSE
12 2 (0.72%) APMP
12 2 (0.72%) CISM
12 2 (0.72%) MCSA
12 2 (0.72%) PMP
13 1 (0.36%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.61%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.08%) QA
4 3 (1.08%) SLA
5 2 (0.72%) HL7
6 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.81%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.72%) Firmware
5 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Xen
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (1.08%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.72%) QRadar
2 2 (0.72%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Nessus
3 1 (0.36%) Nmap
3 1 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 91 (32.85%) SAP
2 54 (19.49%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.39%) Oracle
4 22 (7.94%) Cisco
5 11 (3.97%) Nortel
6 7 (2.53%) Ericsson
7 6 (2.17%) Citrix
7 6 (2.17%) F5
7 6 (2.17%) Juniper
8 5 (1.81%) Avaya
8 5 (1.81%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.81%) BT
8 5 (1.81%) CA
8 5 (1.81%) HP
8 5 (1.81%) NEC
8 5 (1.81%) Nokia Networks
8 5 (1.81%) TippingPoint
9 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) Remedy
9 4 (1.44%) VMware
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