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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 28 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 165 169 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.70% 5.50% 6.04%
As % of the General category 19.01% 17.42% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 90 81
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £251 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Median hourly rate £46.20 £10.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+362.00% -73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.98 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £22.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+149.18% -29.06%
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
868 970 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 31.59% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 637 661
Median daily rate £375 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.40 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +11 74 £335 +3.07% 44
Gloucestershire +23 41 £375 -9.09% 30
Wiltshire -31 18 £300 -32.35% 7
Somerset +17 13 £322 -9.50% 19
Devon +1 10 £425 +91.01% 1
Dorset -5 5 £278 -17.77%
Cornwall -5 1 £215 +258.33%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 162 (47.23%) Finance
2 105 (30.61%) Programme Management
3 102 (29.74%) SAP
4 101 (29.45%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (29.45%) Manufacturing
4 101 (29.45%) Electronics
4 101 (29.45%) Marketing
5 100 (29.15%) Digital Marketing
5 100 (29.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 64 (18.66%) Project Management
7 59 (17.20%) Security Cleared
8 49 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (13.41%) PRINCE2
10 41 (11.95%) SQL
10 41 (11.95%) SC Cleared
11 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
11 40 (11.66%) LAN
12 39 (11.37%) ITIL
13 34 (9.91%) Cisco
13 34 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.75%) WAN
15 29 (8.45%) Java
15 29 (8.45%) Migration
16 27 (7.87%) SharePoint
17 22 (6.41%) HTML
17 22 (6.41%) Oracle
17 22 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (6.41%) Data Centre
18 21 (6.12%) CCNP
18 21 (6.12%) JavaScript

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 27 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.04%) Mule
2 7 (2.04%) Mule ESB
3 6 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.46%) Apache
4 5 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.87%) Confluence
5 3 (0.87%) Node.js
6 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.37%) MS Office
3 10 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.33%) MS Project
5 7 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 100 (29.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.87%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.79%) Office 365
3 7 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.66%) LAN
2 30 (8.75%) WAN
3 15 (4.37%) Firewall
3 15 (4.37%) Wireless
4 14 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (3.21%) Internet
5 11 (3.21%) VPN
6 10 (2.92%) VoIP
7 9 (2.62%) IP Telephony
7 9 (2.62%) Skype
8 8 (2.33%) MPLS
8 8 (2.33%) WLAN
9 6 (1.75%) MVNO
9 6 (1.75%) Network Security
9 6 (1.75%) OSPF
9 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.75%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.17%) 2G
10 4 (1.17%) 3G
10 4 (1.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.37%) Big Data
3 12 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) MS Access
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) DataStage
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) Informix
8 1 (0.29%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Selenium
2 9 (2.62%) JIRA
3 8 (2.33%) Maven
4 7 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.17%) JUnit
7 4 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.17%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.87%) Mockito
8 3 (0.87%) PhantomJS
8 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.58%) FinalBuilder
9 2 (0.58%) JMeter
9 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) Zephyr
General
1 162 (47.23%) Finance
2 101 (29.45%) Electronics
2 101 (29.45%) Manufacturing
2 101 (29.45%) Marketing
3 17 (4.96%) Banking
4 11 (3.21%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.58%) Military
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (17.20%) Analyst
1 59 (17.20%) Developer
2 41 (11.95%) Architect
2 41 (11.95%) Project Manager
3 26 (7.58%) Business Analyst
4 23 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (5.25%) Java Developer
6 14 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
6 14 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 14 (4.08%) Telecoms Architect
7 13 (3.79%) Designer
8 12 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.21%) Coordinator
9 11 (3.21%) Project Coordinator
9 11 (3.21%) Senior Architect
9 11 (3.21%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.21%) Telecoms Engineer
9 11 (3.21%) Tester
10 10 (2.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.41%) HTML
2 20 (5.83%) CSS
3 17 (4.96%) Spring
4 14 (4.08%) XML
5 13 (3.79%) Hibernate
6 11 (3.21%) .NET
6 11 (3.21%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.21%) JSON
7 9 (2.62%) jQuery
7 9 (2.62%) Web Services
8 8 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.33%) REST
8 8 (2.33%) SOAP
9 7 (2.04%) Apache Camel
9 7 (2.04%) JPA
9 7 (2.04%) RESTful
9 7 (2.04%) Spring Integration
9 7 (2.04%) Spring MVC
10 5 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.75%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.46%) IVR
6 4 (1.17%) Blog
6 4 (1.17%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.17%) Derivative
6 4 (1.17%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.17%) PMI
7 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.58%) CMDB
8 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.58%) PDA
8 2 (0.58%) Physics
8 2 (0.58%) PKI
8 2 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.54%) Linux
2 16 (4.66%) Windows
3 8 (2.33%) Unix
4 7 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.87%) Android
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.58%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) VMS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.61%) Programme Management
2 101 (29.45%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (29.15%) Digital Marketing
4 64 (18.66%) Project Management
5 49 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (13.41%) PRINCE2
7 39 (11.37%) ITIL
8 34 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.45%) Migration
10 18 (5.25%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (5.25%) TOGAF
11 17 (4.96%) Change Control
11 17 (4.96%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.96%) MVC
11 17 (4.96%) SDLC
12 14 (4.08%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.08%) Scrum
12 14 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (3.79%) High Availability
13 13 (3.79%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.95%) SQL
2 29 (8.45%) Java
3 21 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.79%) C++
5 12 (3.50%) C#
6 11 (3.21%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.92%) Ruby
8 9 (2.62%) C
9 7 (2.04%) Python
10 5 (1.46%) Perl
10 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.58%) VB
12 2 (0.58%) VB6
12 2 (0.58%) VBA
12 2 (0.58%) VC++
13 1 (0.29%) R
13 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.12%) CCNP
4 21 (6.12%) Degree
5 20 (5.83%) CCNA
6 17 (4.96%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.04%) ISEB
9 6 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.46%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.17%) CISSP
11 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.58%) MCP
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.58%) PMP
13 1 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.29%) CISM
13 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.92%) JSP 440
2 9 (2.62%) QA
3 8 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.29%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 12 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) BitLocker
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.17%) UAG
2 4 (1.17%) XenApp
2 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Nagios
2 1 (0.29%) Nessus
2 1 (0.29%) Nmap
2 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (29.74%) SAP
2 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.91%) Cisco
4 22 (6.41%) Oracle
5 12 (3.50%) Nortel
6 7 (2.04%) Ericsson
6 7 (2.04%) Juniper
7 6 (1.75%) Citrix
7 6 (1.75%) Genesys
7 6 (1.75%) Polycom
8 5 (1.46%) CA
8 5 (1.46%) Meraki
8 5 (1.46%) Nokia Networks
8 5 (1.46%) Siemens
9 4 (1.17%) AppSense
9 4 (1.17%) Canon
9 4 (1.17%) Sophos
10 3 (0.87%) hybris
10 3 (0.87%) Remedy
10 3 (0.87%) VMware
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