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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 30 23 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 179 211 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.58% 7.06% 3.72%
As % of the General category 17.46% 21.33% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 84 42
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£400 £335 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £222 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £490 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -41.66%
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
1025 989 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.95% 33.11% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 598 603
Average daily rate £413 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -21.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +12 74 £450 +40.62% 25
Bristol -1 59 £300 -10.44% 25
Gloucestershire -22 16 £413 -13.15% 5
Devon +1 7 £185 - 6
Cornwall +2 6 £60 -76.00%
Somerset -11 5 £340 +23.72% 5
Dorset -1 2 - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 152 (46.91%) Finance
2 80 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (24.38%) Electronics
4 78 (24.07%) Manufacturing
4 78 (24.07%) SAP
5 77 (23.77%) Programme Management
6 76 (23.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 76 (23.46%) Marketing
7 75 (23.15%) Digital Marketing
7 75 (23.15%) DTV
8 60 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 53 (16.36%) Banking
10 41 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (11.73%) Java
12 37 (11.42%) SLA
12 37 (11.42%) DV Cleared
13 36 (11.11%) Linux
14 33 (10.19%) Windows
14 33 (10.19%) Microsoft
15 30 (9.26%) Project Management
16 29 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (8.64%) Service Delivery
18 27 (8.33%) SC Cleared
19 25 (7.72%) JavaScript
19 25 (7.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 25 (7.72%) Line Management
20 24 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
21 22 (6.79%) ITIL
21 22 (6.79%) Python
21 22 (6.79%) SDH

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (1.54%) Apache
2 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.23%) Mule
4 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.62%) TPMS
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.31%) Lync
6 1 (0.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) MS Project
2 7 (2.16%) MS Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.62%) FastStats
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 76 (23.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.31%) BASE24
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.62%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.62%) Pure360
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (6.79%) SDH
3 21 (6.48%) UMTS
3 21 (6.48%) Firewall
4 20 (6.17%) WAN
4 20 (6.17%) Ethernet
4 20 (6.17%) GSM
5 19 (5.86%) LAN
6 18 (5.56%) 3G
6 18 (5.56%) RNC
7 17 (5.25%) Internet
7 17 (5.25%) ATM
8 16 (4.94%) VPN
9 13 (4.01%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.40%) VoIP
10 11 (3.40%) Wireless
11 9 (2.78%) DNS
11 9 (2.78%) WLAN
11 9 (2.78%) LTE
12 8 (2.47%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.16%) MySQL
3 7 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.93%) Big Data
7 3 (0.93%) Voldemort
7 3 (0.93%) HBase
7 3 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.09%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.47%) Maven
3 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.23%) JIRA
5 3 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.62%) ERwin
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 152 (46.91%) Finance
2 79 (24.38%) Electronics
3 78 (24.07%) Manufacturing
4 76 (23.46%) Marketing
5 53 (16.36%) Banking
6 17 (5.25%) Retail
7 3 (0.93%) Billing
7 3 (0.93%) Military
8 2 (0.62%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (14.20%) Analyst
2 36 (11.11%) Architect
3 32 (9.88%) Developer
4 31 (9.57%) Business Analyst
5 30 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.56%) Field Engineer
7 17 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (4.94%) Consultant
9 12 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.40%) Test Manager
10 11 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.09%) Project Engineer
11 10 (3.09%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.09%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.09%) Designer
12 9 (2.78%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (2.78%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.48%) HTML
2 18 (5.56%) CSS
3 14 (4.32%) Spring
4 12 (3.70%) Web Services
4 12 (3.70%) jQuery
5 10 (3.09%) JSON
6 9 (2.78%) HTML5
6 9 (2.78%) .NET
7 8 (2.47%) XML
8 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (2.16%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.85%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.85%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.85%) CSS3
10 5 (1.54%) J2EE
11 4 (1.23%) Middleware
11 4 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.23%) Apache Camel
11 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.15%) DTV
2 12 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.16%) NHS
5 6 (1.85%) PMI
5 6 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.23%) User Experience
6 4 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.93%) Handset
7 3 (0.93%) Tandem
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) FMCG
8 2 (0.62%) DataPower
8 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.11%) Linux
2 33 (10.19%) Windows
3 18 (5.56%) UNIX
4 15 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.16%) CentOS
8 6 (1.85%) Fedora
9 4 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.31%) VMS
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (23.77%) Programme Management
3 75 (23.15%) Digital Marketing
4 41 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.26%) Project Management
6 29 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (8.64%) Service Delivery
8 25 (7.72%) Line Management
9 22 (6.79%) ITIL
10 17 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 16 (4.94%) WFM
12 15 (4.63%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.32%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.32%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.01%) Migration
14 13 (4.01%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.70%) Scrum
15 12 (3.70%) TDD
15 12 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.73%) Java
2 25 (7.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.79%) Python
4 18 (5.56%) SQL
5 16 (4.94%) Ruby
6 15 (4.63%) C++
7 14 (4.32%) C
8 13 (4.01%) Perl
8 13 (4.01%) PHP
8 13 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.78%) C#
10 3 (0.93%) Golang
11 2 (0.62%) PHP5
11 2 (0.62%) Erlang
11 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) X++
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.42%) DV Cleared
3 27 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.40%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.09%) Degree
6 10 (3.09%) CCNA
7 9 (2.78%) ISEB
8 8 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.16%) CCNP
9 7 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.85%) MCSE
10 6 (1.85%) CISSP
10 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.23%) CISM
11 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.93%) CCVP
13 2 (0.62%) CISA
13 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.42%) SLA
2 9 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.16%) QA
4 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) Basel II
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) COREP
6 1 (0.31%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) NFS
3 2 (0.62%) NDS
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.31%) Samba
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Postfix
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) GPFS
4 1 (0.31%) Ceph
4 1 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (4.01%) Puppet
2 11 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.54%) Nessus
3 5 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.93%) SCCM
4 3 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.62%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.31%) Nmap
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.31%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 78 (24.07%) SAP
2 33 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (6.48%) Ericsson
5 20 (6.17%) Oracle
6 17 (5.25%) Cisco
7 12 (3.70%) Nokia
8 11 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.78%) VMware
9 9 (2.78%) Juniper
10 8 (2.47%) McAfee
10 8 (2.47%) IBM
11 6 (1.85%) HP
12 5 (1.54%) Avaya
12 5 (1.54%) hybris
12 5 (1.54%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.54%) Polycom
13 4 (1.23%) Citrix
13 4 (1.23%) BT
14 3 (0.93%) Siebel
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