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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 39 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 145 153 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.75% 4.77% 5.46%
As % of the General category 16.11% 15.99% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 105 69
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £14.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.75% -43.60%
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
900 957 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 29.84% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 660 682
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 49
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.87 £55.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +9 52 £344 -8.33% 40
Wiltshire -11 39 £433 +9.84% 9
Gloucestershire -1 21 £390 -7.14% 21
Somerset +22 11 £390 +1.96% 11
Devon +1 4 £200 -28.57%
Dorset -6 1 £225 -33.33% 3
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 141 (46.08%) Finance
2 108 (35.29%) SAP
3 106 (34.64%) Marketing
4 105 (34.31%) Digital Marketing
5 104 (33.99%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (33.99%) Manufacturing
5 104 (33.99%) Electronics
6 103 (33.66%) Programme Management
6 103 (33.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 57 (18.63%) Security Cleared
8 54 (17.65%) Project Management
9 53 (17.32%) Microsoft
10 45 (14.71%) SC Cleared
11 44 (14.38%) LAN
12 42 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (13.40%) ITIL
14 39 (12.75%) SQL
15 35 (11.44%) SharePoint
16 34 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 34 (11.11%) Cisco
17 33 (10.78%) WAN
18 29 (9.48%) MVC
18 29 (9.48%) Migration
19 28 (9.15%) Firewall
20 26 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (8.50%) CCNP
20 26 (8.50%) .NET
20 26 (8.50%) HTML
21 25 (8.17%) 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 35 (11.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.59%) Mule
3 9 (2.94%) Mule ESB
4 6 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.23%) MS Excel
1 16 (5.23%) MS Office
2 10 (3.27%) MS Project
3 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 103 (33.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.19%) Office 365
2 17 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.63%) SaaS
5 3 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.38%) LAN
2 33 (10.78%) WAN
3 28 (9.15%) Firewall
4 13 (4.25%) Wireless
5 12 (3.92%) Internet
6 11 (3.59%) VPN
7 9 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (2.61%) IP Telephony
8 8 (2.61%) Skype
8 8 (2.61%) VoIP
8 8 (2.61%) WLAN
9 7 (2.29%) DHCP
9 7 (2.29%) MPLS
10 6 (1.96%) LTE
10 6 (1.96%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.63%) 2G
11 5 (1.63%) 3G
11 5 (1.63%) 4G
11 5 (1.63%) OSPF
11 5 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.98%) Big Data
3 3 (0.98%) MS Access
4 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.33%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Maven
1 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.61%) JIRA
3 6 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.31%) Selenium
5 4 (1.31%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.98%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (0.98%) JUnit
6 3 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.65%) Mockito
7 2 (0.65%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.33%) MSTest
8 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 141 (46.08%) Finance
2 106 (34.64%) Marketing
3 104 (33.99%) Electronics
3 104 (33.99%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.96%) Banking
4 6 (1.96%) Retail
5 5 (1.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (20.92%) Developer
2 56 (18.30%) Analyst
3 33 (10.78%) Architect
4 27 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.90%) .NET Developer
7 15 (4.90%) C# Developer
7 15 (4.90%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.25%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) Telecoms Manager
11 11 (3.59%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.50%) .NET
1 26 (8.50%) HTML
2 25 (8.17%) CSS
3 21 (6.86%) JSON
4 19 (6.21%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.88%) jQuery
5 18 (5.88%) XML
6 17 (5.56%) REST
7 16 (5.23%) Spring
8 14 (4.58%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.58%) SOAP
8 14 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (4.25%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.59%) Apache Camel
10 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.59%) JPA
10 11 (3.59%) Spring MVC
11 10 (3.27%) WCF
12 9 (2.94%) Spring Integration
12 9 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.25%) Digital Media
3 9 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 6 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.63%) NHS
6 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.31%) Blog
6 4 (1.31%) CMDB
6 4 (1.31%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.65%) Derivative
8 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Windows
2 15 (4.90%) Linux
3 7 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.63%) Unix
5 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.31%) Digital Marketing
2 104 (33.99%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (33.66%) Programme Management
4 54 (17.65%) Project Management
5 42 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (13.40%) ITIL
7 34 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 29 (9.48%) Migration
8 29 (9.48%) MVC
9 26 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.88%) Project Planning
10 18 (5.88%) Scrum
11 17 (5.56%) High Availability
12 14 (4.58%) OOD
12 14 (4.58%) Service Management
12 14 (4.58%) TOGAF
13 13 (4.25%) ITIL V3
13 13 (4.25%) OO
14 12 (3.92%) Change Control
14 12 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.75%) SQL
2 25 (8.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.52%) Java
4 20 (6.54%) C#
5 12 (3.92%) C++
6 7 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.96%) Ruby
8 5 (1.63%) C
9 4 (1.31%) VB
10 3 (0.98%) Embedded C++
10 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.98%) Python
10 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.98%) VB6
10 3 (0.98%) VC++
11 2 (0.65%) MapBasic
11 2 (0.65%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.50%) CCNP
3 26 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.21%) CCNA
5 15 (4.90%) Degree
6 13 (4.25%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.96%) ISEB
8 6 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.63%) CISSP
10 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.65%) APMP
11 2 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.65%) PMP
12 1 (0.33%) MCSD
12 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.27%) SLA
3 6 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.96%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.98%) QA
6 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.65%) HL7
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.63%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.31%) BitLocker
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.31%) UAG
3 4 (1.31%) XenApp
3 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.98%) Firmware
5 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) QRadar
1 2 (0.65%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Nessus
2 1 (0.33%) Nmap
2 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (35.29%) SAP
2 53 (17.32%) Microsoft
3 34 (11.11%) Cisco
4 21 (6.86%) Oracle
5 14 (4.58%) Nortel
6 8 (2.61%) Juniper
7 6 (1.96%) CA
7 6 (1.96%) Ericsson
7 6 (1.96%) F5
7 6 (1.96%) Polycom
8 5 (1.63%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.63%) Citrix
8 5 (1.63%) Meraki
8 5 (1.63%) NEC
8 5 (1.63%) Nokia Networks
8 5 (1.63%) Remedy
8 5 (1.63%) Siemens
8 5 (1.63%) TippingPoint
9 4 (1.31%) BT
9 4 (1.31%) VMware
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