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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 157 139 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 4.84% 4.22%
As % of the General category 16.90% 15.08% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 79 26
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£398 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £195 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £62.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.00% -23.07%
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
929 922 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.14% 32.14% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 631 472
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 50 25
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +103.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

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 +1 44 £400 -11.11% 17
Bristol +4 39 £375 +7.14% 36
Gloucestershire -4 21 £420 +20.00% 16
Cornwall +8 9 - -
Devon -1 7 £300 -7.69% 3
Somerset +9 6 £405 +59.60% 5
Dorset -7 5 £338 -15.73% 3
Avon - 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 170 (49.85%) Finance
2 115 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
3 111 (32.55%) Electronics
4 110 (32.26%) Programme Management
5 109 (31.96%) Manufacturing
6 108 (31.67%) SAP
6 108 (31.67%) Marketing
7 107 (31.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 107 (31.38%) Digital Marketing
7 107 (31.38%) DTV
8 52 (15.25%) Banking
9 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (12.61%) Project Management
11 37 (10.85%) Java
12 36 (10.56%) ITIL
12 36 (10.56%) Microsoft
13 35 (10.26%) Security Cleared
14 33 (9.68%) Windows
15 29 (8.50%) SQL
16 28 (8.21%) Linux
17 27 (7.92%) PRINCE2
17 27 (7.92%) SC Cleared
17 27 (7.92%) Retail
18 25 (7.33%) Oracle
18 25 (7.33%) Service Delivery
19 22 (6.45%) SLA
20 21 (6.16%) Migration
20 21 (6.16%) Business Analysis
21 20 (5.87%) 3G
21 20 (5.87%) .NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.64%) Mule
3 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.47%) IIS
4 5 (1.47%) Apache
5 4 (1.17%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.88%) Lync
7 2 (0.59%) Node.js
7 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.59%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.29%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (5.28%) MS Project
2 17 (4.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.05%) MS Office
5 3 (0.88%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.59%) FastStats
6 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 107 (31.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) Unica
2 2 (0.59%) Agresso
3 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.59%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.59%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.59%) Pure360
5 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.87%) 3G
2 17 (4.99%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (4.11%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.81%) UMTS
4 13 (3.81%) SDH
5 12 (3.52%) GSM
6 11 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.93%) Firewall
7 10 (2.93%) RNC
7 10 (2.93%) ATM
7 10 (2.93%) LAN
8 9 (2.64%) VPN
8 9 (2.64%) 4G
9 7 (2.05%) 2G
9 7 (2.05%) WAN
10 6 (1.76%) SAN
10 6 (1.76%) DNS
11 5 (1.47%) Internet
11 5 (1.47%) LTE
12 4 (1.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.05%) MySQL
5 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.88%) Big Data
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.59%) DB2
8 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.29%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (2.93%) Maven
2 7 (2.05%) JIRA
3 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.59%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.59%) ERwin
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.59%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.29%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 170 (49.85%) Finance
2 111 (32.55%) Electronics
3 109 (31.96%) Manufacturing
4 108 (31.67%) Marketing
5 52 (15.25%) Banking
6 27 (7.92%) Retail
7 7 (2.05%) Games
8 6 (1.76%) Billing
9 4 (1.17%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (15.84%) Analyst
2 51 (14.96%) Project Manager
3 50 (14.66%) Developer
4 33 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 20 (5.87%) Consultant
6 14 (4.11%) Architect
6 14 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (3.81%) Java Developer
7 13 (3.81%) Project Engineer
8 12 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
8 12 (3.52%) Field Engineer
8 12 (3.52%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.93%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.93%) .NET Developer
10 10 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.64%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.64%) Design Engineer
12 8 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.87%) .NET
2 18 (5.28%) HTML
2 18 (5.28%) CSS
3 16 (4.69%) Web Services
4 15 (4.40%) Spring
5 13 (3.81%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.52%) jQuery
7 11 (3.23%) XML
8 10 (2.93%) Spring MVC
8 10 (2.93%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.64%) JSON
9 9 (2.64%) JPA
10 7 (2.05%) REST
11 6 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.76%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.76%) HTML5
11 6 (1.76%) Apache Camel
12 5 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (31.38%) DTV
2 10 (2.93%) PMI
3 9 (2.64%) NHS
3 9 (2.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.76%) User Experience
5 4 (1.17%) Social Media
5 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.88%) Derivative
6 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (0.88%) Wiki
6 3 (0.88%) FMCG
6 3 (0.88%) iPhone
7 2 (0.59%) DataPower
7 2 (0.59%) Statistics
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.68%) Windows
2 28 (8.21%) Linux
3 11 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.93%) UNIX
5 9 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.05%) Solaris
8 6 (1.76%) CentOS
8 6 (1.76%) Android
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.88%) Fedora
12 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.59%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (32.26%) Programme Management
3 107 (31.38%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (12.61%) Project Management
6 36 (10.56%) ITIL
7 27 (7.92%) PRINCE2
8 25 (7.33%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.16%) Migration
9 21 (6.16%) Business Analysis
10 20 (5.87%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.28%) Scrum
12 17 (4.99%) Line Management
13 16 (4.69%) MVC
14 15 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.23%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.23%) CRM
16 10 (2.93%) WFM
16 10 (2.93%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.85%) Java
2 29 (8.50%) SQL
3 17 (4.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.69%) C#
5 10 (2.93%) Python
5 10 (2.93%) Ruby
6 9 (2.64%) C
7 8 (2.35%) C++
7 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.76%) Perl
9 5 (1.47%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.88%) PHP
11 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.59%) Erlang
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.29%) PHP5
12 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 11 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.47%) Degree
5 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.17%) ISEB
6 4 (1.17%) CCNP
6 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.59%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) RHCE
8 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PMP
9 1 (0.29%) CCSA
9 1 (0.29%) CCVP
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.45%) SLA
2 8 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) HL7
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) Basel II
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) COREP
5 1 (0.29%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Samba
3 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) GPFS
3 2 (0.59%) Ceph
4 1 (0.29%) iptables
4 1 (0.29%) NDS
4 1 (0.29%) Postfix
4 1 (0.29%) XenServer
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.29%) Xen
4 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) Puppet
2 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.17%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.88%) Nessus
5 2 (0.59%) WSUS
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (31.67%) SAP
2 36 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.33%) Oracle
4 17 (4.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.52%) Ericsson
7 10 (2.93%) Nokia
7 10 (2.93%) IBM
8 9 (2.64%) VMware
9 8 (2.35%) Cisco
10 6 (1.76%) hybris
11 4 (1.17%) Huawei
11 4 (1.17%) Brocade
11 4 (1.17%) ATG
12 3 (0.88%) HP
12 3 (0.88%) Actix
13 2 (0.59%) Talend
13 2 (0.59%) Hortonworks
13 2 (0.59%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.59%) Avaya
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