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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 180 94 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.58% 4.25% 6.22%
As % of the General category 16.06% 13.06% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 97
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£350 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £299 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £548 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £41.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
1121 720 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.74% 32.54% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 477 868
Average daily rate £397 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 75
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.97% -53.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 75 £425 -4.49% 7
Gloucestershire +4 43 £303 -42.38% 4
Bristol -8 37 £345 +15.00% 13
Somerset -14 8 £310 -38.00% 1
Devon - 8 £320 - 6
Dorset - 3 £311 - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 114 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 103 (32.39%) Finance
3 73 (22.96%) Windows
4 72 (22.64%) DV Cleared
5 62 (19.50%) Marketing
6 60 (18.87%) Manufacturing
7 59 (18.55%) Electronics
7 59 (18.55%) SAP
8 58 (18.24%) Programme Management
9 57 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (17.61%) DTV
10 56 (17.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 56 (17.61%) Digital Marketing
11 53 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 51 (16.04%) Linux
13 50 (15.72%) ITIL
14 44 (13.84%) MS Excel
15 42 (13.21%) Java
15 42 (13.21%) VMware
16 36 (11.32%) Cisco
17 35 (11.01%) Active Directory
18 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
19 31 (9.75%) HP
20 28 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (8.49%) JavaScript
21 27 (8.49%) Project Management
21 27 (8.49%) Software Engineering
22 26 (8.18%) Firewall
23 25 (7.86%) SQL
23 25 (7.86%) SLA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.20%) Lync
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.26%) IIS
5 4 (1.26%) Mule
6 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) Node.js
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.40%) MS Office
3 8 (2.52%) MS Project
3 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.26%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 56 (17.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.20%) SaaS
3 6 (1.89%) Office 365
4 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.31%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.18%) Firewall
2 21 (6.60%) LTE
3 18 (5.66%) LAN
4 16 (5.03%) WAN
4 16 (5.03%) DNS
5 15 (4.72%) DHCP
6 14 (4.40%) UMTS
6 14 (4.40%) GSM
7 13 (4.09%) Internet
8 11 (3.46%) WCDMA
9 10 (3.14%) 3G
10 9 (2.83%) Network Security
11 8 (2.52%) ATM
11 8 (2.52%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (1.89%) GPRS
12 6 (1.89%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.89%) MPLS
12 6 (1.89%) VPN
12 6 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.09%) MySQL
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.46%) Maven
1 11 (3.46%) MSI
2 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.89%) Hudson
2 6 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.57%) WebDriver
3 5 (1.57%) Selenium
3 5 (1.57%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.26%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.26%) JUnit
4 4 (1.26%) QUnit
5 3 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.63%) Valgrind
6 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.63%) JIRA
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.63%) WATIR
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (32.39%) Finance
2 62 (19.50%) Marketing
3 60 (18.87%) Manufacturing
4 59 (18.55%) Electronics
5 25 (7.86%) Banking
6 7 (2.20%) Billing
7 6 (1.89%) Retail
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (16.35%) Developer
2 35 (11.01%) Analyst
3 21 (6.60%) Architect
3 21 (6.60%) Administrator
4 20 (6.29%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.35%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (4.72%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.09%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (3.46%) Consultant
11 9 (2.83%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.20%) Applications Packager
13 7 (2.20%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.23%) Web Services
1 23 (7.23%) jQuery
2 19 (5.97%) .NET
2 19 (5.97%) CSS
3 18 (5.66%) HTML
3 18 (5.66%) RESTful
4 16 (5.03%) J2EE
5 14 (4.40%) Spring
6 12 (3.77%) JSP
7 10 (3.14%) HTML5
8 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.83%) Java EE
8 9 (2.83%) JSON
8 9 (2.83%) SOAP
8 9 (2.83%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.20%) XML
10 6 (1.89%) LAMP
10 6 (1.89%) Software Packaging
10 6 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.61%) DTV
2 9 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.89%) NHS
3 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.57%) Open Source
4 5 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.57%) Firmware
5 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.26%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.26%) Statistics
5 4 (1.26%) Wiki
5 4 (1.26%) RIA
6 3 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.94%) PDA
7 2 (0.63%) IPTV
7 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.96%) Windows
2 51 (16.04%) Linux
3 28 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.29%) UNIX
5 18 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.52%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.20%) Solaris
10 5 (1.57%) CentOS
10 5 (1.57%) Fedora
11 4 (1.26%) Android
11 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.94%) HPUX
13 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.31%) VMS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.24%) Programme Management
2 57 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (17.61%) Digital Marketing
4 50 (15.72%) ITIL
5 27 (8.49%) Project Management
5 27 (8.49%) Software Engineering
6 22 (6.92%) Scrum
7 19 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.35%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.03%) TDD
10 15 (4.72%) ITIL V3
11 14 (4.40%) Test Scripting
11 14 (4.40%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.77%) Compatibility Testing
12 12 (3.77%) Software Distribution
13 11 (3.46%) Service Management
14 10 (3.14%) UML
14 10 (3.14%) Migration
15 9 (2.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.21%) Java
2 27 (8.49%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.86%) SQL
4 19 (5.97%) Ruby
4 19 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.66%) C#
5 18 (5.66%) C++
5 18 (5.66%) Python
6 16 (5.03%) C
7 15 (4.72%) Perl
8 10 (3.14%) PHP
9 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.89%) PHP5
11 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.94%) VBScript
13 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.63%) VBA
14 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 72 (22.64%) DV Cleared
3 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.97%) CCNP
6 16 (5.03%) Degree
7 13 (4.09%) CCNA
8 10 (3.14%) ISEB
8 10 (3.14%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) ACCA
11 2 (0.63%) CIMA
11 2 (0.63%) PhD
11 2 (0.63%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.63%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.31%) MCITP
12 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) Basel II
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) GPG13
System Software
1 35 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.46%) vSphere
5 6 (1.89%) XenApp
6 5 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.57%) vCloud
6 5 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.26%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.31%) Snort
9 1 (0.31%) Squid
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (7.86%) SCCM
2 17 (5.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (4.40%) HP SIM
4 12 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.20%) AppDNA
5 7 (2.20%) SCOM
5 7 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.57%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.57%) WSUS
7 4 (1.26%) HP NNM
7 4 (1.26%) OpenView
7 4 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.31%) MOM
9 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.31%) Nagios
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (18.55%) SAP
2 53 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.21%) VMware
4 36 (11.32%) Cisco
5 31 (9.75%) HP
6 25 (7.86%) Citrix
7 21 (6.60%) Symantec
8 16 (5.03%) Oracle
9 10 (3.14%) Juniper
9 10 (3.14%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.83%) JBoss
11 8 (2.52%) Avaya
12 7 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.89%) Brocade
14 5 (1.57%) F5
14 5 (1.57%) Lumension
14 5 (1.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (1.57%) BT
14 5 (1.57%) Blue Coat
14 5 (1.57%) Ericsson
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