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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 33 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 156 148 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.24% 4.89% 5.03%
As % of the General category 18.29% 16.05% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 88 91
Median daily rate £350 £405 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -65.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £22.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
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
853 922 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.67% 30.46% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 623 654
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 £270 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 62 58
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +15 58 £325 -16.12% 35
Gloucestershire +18 43 £366 -12.85% 20
Wiltshire -24 22 £371 -12.54% 12
Somerset +17 13 £390 +1.96% 17
Devon 0 8 £400 +53.84% 2
Dorset -6 5 £223 -34.07% 3
Cornwall 0 1 £215 +258.33%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 160 (46.38%) Finance
2 102 (29.57%) Programme Management
3 101 (29.28%) SAP
4 99 (28.70%) Marketing
5 98 (28.41%) Digital Marketing
5 98 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
5 98 (28.41%) Manufacturing
5 98 (28.41%) Electronics
6 97 (28.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 63 (18.26%) Project Management
8 59 (17.10%) Security Cleared
9 48 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (13.91%) Microsoft
10 44 (12.75%) SQL
11 41 (11.88%) PRINCE2
11 41 (11.88%) LAN
12 39 (11.30%) SC Cleared
13 36 (10.43%) Cisco
13 36 (10.43%) ITIL
14 30 (8.70%) Migration
14 30 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.70%) WAN
15 29 (8.41%) SharePoint
16 28 (8.12%) Java
17 25 (7.25%) Firewall
17 25 (7.25%) HTML
17 25 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
18 24 (6.96%) CCNP
19 23 (6.67%) JavaScript
19 23 (6.67%) CSS

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 29 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.32%) Mule
3 8 (2.32%) Mule ESB
4 5 (1.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.87%) Node.js
6 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.77%) MS Office
3 9 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.74%) MS Project
6 4 (1.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 97 (28.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.80%) Office 365
2 14 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.16%) SaaS
6 3 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.88%) LAN
2 30 (8.70%) WAN
3 25 (7.25%) Firewall
4 14 (4.06%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (4.06%) Wireless
5 11 (3.19%) Internet
5 11 (3.19%) VPN
6 10 (2.90%) VoIP
7 8 (2.32%) IP Telephony
7 8 (2.32%) Skype
7 8 (2.32%) WLAN
8 7 (2.03%) MPLS
8 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.03%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.74%) MVNO
9 6 (1.74%) Network Security
10 5 (1.45%) DHCP
10 5 (1.45%) OSPF
10 5 (1.45%) PABX
11 4 (1.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.06%) Big Data
3 13 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.87%) MS Access
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
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%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Selenium
2 10 (2.90%) Maven
3 9 (2.61%) JIRA
4 8 (2.32%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.32%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.03%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.03%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.16%) JUnit
7 4 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.16%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.87%) FinalBuilder
8 3 (0.87%) Mockito
8 3 (0.87%) PhantomJS
8 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) JMeter
9 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
General
1 160 (46.38%) Finance
2 99 (28.70%) Marketing
3 98 (28.41%) Electronics
3 98 (28.41%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.64%) Banking
5 10 (2.90%) Billing
6 9 (2.61%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (17.68%) Developer
2 59 (17.10%) Analyst
3 42 (12.17%) Architect
4 36 (10.43%) Project Manager
5 27 (7.83%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.93%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.06%) Telecoms Architect
10 13 (3.77%) Designer
11 12 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.48%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (3.48%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.48%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.48%) Telecoms Engineer
12 11 (3.19%) Coordinator
12 11 (3.19%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.19%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.25%) HTML
2 23 (6.67%) CSS
3 16 (4.64%) AngularJS
3 16 (4.64%) Spring
4 15 (4.35%) .NET
4 15 (4.35%) XML
5 14 (4.06%) JSON
6 13 (3.77%) Hibernate
7 12 (3.48%) REST
7 12 (3.48%) SOAP
8 11 (3.19%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.19%) jQuery
9 9 (2.61%) Web Services
10 8 (2.32%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.32%) JPA
10 8 (2.32%) Spring Integration
10 8 (2.32%) Spring MVC
10 8 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.74%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.45%) IVR
6 4 (1.16%) Blog
6 4 (1.16%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.16%) Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.87%) PMI
8 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.58%) CMDB
8 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.58%) Physics
8 2 (0.58%) PKI
8 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.38%) Linux
2 16 (4.64%) Windows
3 9 (2.61%) Unix
4 7 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) Solaris
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) VMS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.57%) Programme Management
2 98 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (28.41%) Digital Marketing
3 63 (18.26%) Project Management
4 48 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (11.88%) PRINCE2
6 36 (10.43%) ITIL
7 30 (8.70%) Migration
7 30 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (6.38%) MVC
9 18 (5.22%) Scrum
9 18 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (4.93%) TOGAF
11 16 (4.64%) High Availability
12 15 (4.35%) Project Planning
13 14 (4.06%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.06%) SDLC
14 13 (3.77%) Change Control
14 13 (3.77%) OOD
15 12 (3.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.75%) SQL
2 28 (8.12%) Java
3 23 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.64%) C#
5 15 (4.35%) C++
6 10 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.90%) Ruby
7 8 (2.32%) C
8 6 (1.74%) Python
9 4 (1.16%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.16%) Perl
9 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.87%) VB
10 3 (0.87%) VB6
10 3 (0.87%) VC++
11 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.58%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (6.96%) CCNP
5 21 (6.09%) Degree
6 20 (5.80%) CCNA
7 18 (5.22%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.32%) ISEB
10 6 (1.74%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.16%) CISSP
11 4 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.16%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) JSP 440
2 9 (2.61%) SLA
3 6 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.16%) QA
6 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.16%) BitLocker
2 4 (1.16%) Firmware
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.16%) UAG
2 4 (1.16%) XenApp
2 4 (1.16%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
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%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) QRadar
2 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 101 (29.28%) SAP
2 48 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.43%) Cisco
4 23 (6.67%) Oracle
5 14 (4.06%) Nortel
6 8 (2.32%) Juniper
7 7 (2.03%) Ericsson
8 6 (1.74%) Citrix
8 6 (1.74%) Genesys
8 6 (1.74%) Polycom
9 5 (1.45%) CA
9 5 (1.45%) Meraki
9 5 (1.45%) NEC
9 5 (1.45%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (1.45%) Siemens
10 4 (1.16%) AppSense
10 4 (1.16%) Canon
10 4 (1.16%) F5
10 4 (1.16%) Sophos
10 4 (1.16%) VMware
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