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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / South West
Rank 31 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 141 152 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.56% 5.20% 5.00%
As % of the General category 17.52% 15.92% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 73
Median daily rate £375 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £233 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.84 £13.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £13.80 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year
-59.53% -3.16%

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
805 955 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.73% 32.65% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 649 675
Median daily rate £375 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £19.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -1 72 £353 -2.75% 61
Wiltshire +6 31 £338 +16.37% 18
Gloucestershire +4 18 £415 -1.19% 28
Somerset -4 10 £375 +3.44% 17
Devon +16 7 £153 -48.30% 9
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (50.39%) Finance
2 108 (41.86%) SAP
3 103 (39.92%) Marketing
4 101 (39.15%) Digital Marketing
4 101 (39.15%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (39.15%) Programme Management
5 100 (38.76%) Manufacturing
5 100 (38.76%) Electronics
5 100 (38.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 76 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (17.05%) Project Management
7 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
8 40 (15.50%) Security Cleared
9 38 (14.73%) C#
9 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
9 38 (14.73%) Scrum
10 37 (14.34%) .NET
11 35 (13.57%) HTML
12 33 (12.79%) SC Cleared
12 33 (12.79%) AngularJS
13 32 (12.40%) CSS
14 31 (12.02%) Oracle
14 31 (12.02%) SharePoint
15 28 (10.85%) MVC
16 27 (10.47%) Validation
16 27 (10.47%) PRINCE2
16 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
17 26 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (9.69%) SQL
18 25 (9.69%) SOAP

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 31 (12.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.33%) Mule
4 6 (2.33%) Mule ESB
4 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.55%) Confluence
5 4 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.16%) Drupal
6 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.39%) CICS
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.59%) MS Project
3 13 (5.04%) MS Office
4 9 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 100 (38.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) Primavera
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.39%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.33%) Office 365
3 5 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.88%) VoIP
2 8 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.71%) LAN
4 6 (2.33%) DHCP
5 5 (1.94%) DNS
5 5 (1.94%) WAN
6 4 (1.55%) Firewall
7 3 (1.16%) Network Security
7 3 (1.16%) VPN
7 3 (1.16%) Wireless
8 2 (0.78%) 2G
8 2 (0.78%) 3G
8 2 (0.78%) 4G
8 2 (0.78%) DSLAM
8 2 (0.78%) GPON
8 2 (0.78%) Internet
8 2 (0.78%) ISDN
8 2 (0.78%) MPLS
8 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.94%) MySQL
3 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (0.78%) Big Data
5 2 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.49%) JIRA
2 9 (3.49%) Selenium
3 8 (3.10%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.33%) Maven
4 6 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.94%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.55%) JUnit
7 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.16%) NUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.78%) Grunt
8 2 (0.78%) Subversion
8 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
General
1 130 (50.39%) Finance
2 103 (39.92%) Marketing
3 100 (38.76%) Electronics
3 100 (38.76%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.43%) Banking
5 13 (5.04%) Retail
6 8 (3.10%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (28.68%) Developer
2 36 (13.95%) Analyst
3 25 (9.69%) C# Developer
4 23 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.20%) .NET Developer
5 16 (6.20%) Coordinator
5 16 (6.20%) Project Coordinator
5 16 (6.20%) Software Developer
6 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (5.04%) Tester
8 12 (4.65%) Architect
8 12 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (4.26%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.34%) .NET
2 35 (13.57%) HTML
3 33 (12.79%) AngularJS
4 32 (12.40%) CSS
5 25 (9.69%) SOAP
6 23 (8.91%) jQuery
7 22 (8.53%) JSON
7 22 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (6.98%) REST
9 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET
9 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.88%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (3.88%) Spring
11 9 (3.49%) HTML5
11 9 (3.49%) Web Services
11 9 (3.49%) XML
12 8 (3.10%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.71%) CSS3
13 7 (2.71%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.59%) Digital Media
2 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.33%) User Experience
4 5 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.55%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.55%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.16%) CESG
6 3 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.16%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.16%) FMCG
6 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.16%) PKI
6 3 (1.16%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) NHS
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.59%) Linux
2 16 (6.20%) Windows
3 11 (4.26%) Unix
4 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.16%) Android
8 3 (1.16%) Solaris
9 2 (0.78%) AIX
9 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.78%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.15%) Business Intelligence
1 101 (39.15%) Digital Marketing
1 101 (39.15%) Programme Management
2 76 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.05%) Project Management
4 38 (14.73%) Scrum
5 28 (10.85%) MVC
6 27 (10.47%) PRINCE2
6 27 (10.47%) Validation
7 26 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.30%) Migration
9 20 (7.75%) ITIL
10 17 (6.59%) OO
10 17 (6.59%) OOD
11 12 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.65%) Line Management
12 11 (4.26%) BDD
12 11 (4.26%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.26%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
2 38 (14.73%) C#
3 25 (9.69%) SQL
4 23 (8.91%) Java
5 10 (3.88%) C
6 8 (3.10%) Python
7 7 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.55%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) Perl
10 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.16%) Ruby
10 3 (1.16%) VBA
11 2 (0.78%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) ABAP
12 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.39%) COBOL
12 1 (0.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 40 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.94%) CISSP
6 5 (1.94%) Degree
7 4 (1.55%) CISM
7 4 (1.55%) MCSE
7 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.16%) CCNA
8 3 (1.16%) CCNP
8 3 (1.16%) CLAS
8 3 (1.16%) MCSA
8 3 (1.16%) PMP
8 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) QA
2 10 (3.88%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.78%) RMADS
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Puppet
2 6 (2.33%) Ansible
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (1.16%) Nessus
3 3 (1.16%) Nmap
3 3 (1.16%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.78%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (0.78%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Kibana
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (41.86%) SAP
2 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 31 (12.02%) Oracle
4 10 (3.88%) VMware
5 8 (3.10%) Citrix
6 7 (2.71%) Sophos
7 6 (2.33%) HP
8 5 (1.94%) IBM
9 4 (1.55%) BT
9 4 (1.55%) Cisco
9 4 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.55%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.16%) Huawei
10 3 (1.16%) Qualys
11 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.78%) Avaya
11 2 (0.78%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.78%) Nokia
11 2 (0.78%) Novell
11 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
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