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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / South West
Rank 31 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 147 185 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.45% 6.26% 5.39%
As % of the General category 16.48% 19.23% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 122 89
Median daily rate £375 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £532 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £15.84 £30.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.39% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.60 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £46.20 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
892 962 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.10% 32.58% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 657 670
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -5 68 £350 -6.66% 44
Gloucestershire +3 25 £414 -1.48% 23
Wiltshire -3 25 £286 -1.71% 17
Devon +2 10 £170 -53.10% 12
Somerset -10 7 £324 -7.50% 25
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 155 (54.58%) Finance
2 132 (46.48%) SAP
3 129 (45.42%) Marketing
4 126 (44.37%) Digital Marketing
5 125 (44.01%) Programme Management
6 124 (43.66%) Business Intelligence
7 123 (43.31%) Manufacturing
7 123 (43.31%) Electronics
7 123 (43.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (18.66%) Security Cleared
10 52 (18.31%) Project Management
11 42 (14.79%) C#
12 40 (14.08%) JavaScript
12 40 (14.08%) AngularJS
13 38 (13.38%) .NET
13 38 (13.38%) SC Cleared
14 37 (13.03%) MVC
15 35 (12.32%) Scrum
15 35 (12.32%) SQL
16 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
17 33 (11.62%) PRINCE2
18 32 (11.27%) SharePoint
18 32 (11.27%) HTML
19 30 (10.56%) Java
19 30 (10.56%) Oracle
20 29 (10.21%) CSS
21 27 (9.51%) Validation
21 27 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (9.15%) JSON

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 32 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.58%) Mule
2 13 (4.58%) Mule ESB
3 11 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.41%) Confluence
5 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.06%) Drupal
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.63%) MS Project
3 15 (5.28%) MS Office
4 9 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 123 (43.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.35%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (2.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.52%) VoIP
2 6 (2.11%) DNS
3 5 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.41%) DHCP
4 4 (1.41%) Skype
5 3 (1.06%) 3G
5 3 (1.06%) 4G
5 3 (1.06%) LAN
5 3 (1.06%) OpenScape
5 3 (1.06%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) 2G
6 2 (0.70%) DSLAM
6 2 (0.70%) Firewall
6 2 (0.70%) GPON
6 2 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.70%) ISDN
6 2 (0.70%) MPLS
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.99%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.76%) MySQL
4 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.23%) Selenium
2 11 (3.87%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.17%) JIRA
3 9 (3.17%) WebDriver
4 8 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.11%) Maven
6 4 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.41%) JUnit
7 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.70%) Ant
8 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.70%) Grunt
8 2 (0.70%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.70%) Subversion
9 1 (0.35%) ChangeMan
9 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 155 (54.58%) Finance
2 129 (45.42%) Marketing
3 123 (43.31%) Electronics
3 123 (43.31%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.28%) Retail
5 13 (4.58%) Banking
6 8 (2.82%) Billing
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (27.11%) Developer
2 39 (13.73%) Analyst
3 27 (9.51%) Project Manager
4 21 (7.39%) C# Developer
5 19 (6.69%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.34%) Coordinator
6 18 (6.34%) Project Coordinator
7 16 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.63%) Architect
8 14 (4.93%) Tester
9 13 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (4.58%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.23%) Software Tester
11 11 (3.87%) Angular Developer
11 11 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (3.87%) Consultant
11 11 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.08%) AngularJS
2 38 (13.38%) .NET
3 32 (11.27%) HTML
4 29 (10.21%) CSS
5 26 (9.15%) JSON
6 25 (8.80%) SOAP
7 22 (7.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (7.39%) jQuery
9 17 (5.99%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (5.99%) Spring
10 15 (5.28%) Hibernate
10 15 (5.28%) REST
10 15 (5.28%) XML
11 14 (4.93%) Apache Camel
11 14 (4.93%) ASP.NET
11 14 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (4.93%) Backbone.js
11 14 (4.93%) Ember.js
12 13 (4.58%) Spring Integration
12 13 (4.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.23%) Digital Media
2 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.46%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.11%) User Experience
5 5 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.76%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.41%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.06%) FMCG
7 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.70%) CESG
8 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) iPhone
8 2 (0.70%) NHS
8 2 (0.70%) PKI
8 2 (0.70%) Replication
8 2 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.69%) Linux
2 14 (4.93%) Windows
3 10 (3.52%) Unix
4 8 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.06%) Android
9 2 (0.70%) AIX
9 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.70%) CentOS
9 2 (0.70%) Solaris
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.37%) Digital Marketing
2 125 (44.01%) Programme Management
3 124 (43.66%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.31%) Project Management
6 37 (13.03%) MVC
7 35 (12.32%) Scrum
8 33 (11.62%) PRINCE2
9 27 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.51%) Validation
10 22 (7.75%) Migration
11 20 (7.04%) ITIL
12 15 (5.28%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.93%) BDD
13 14 (4.93%) Integration Testing
13 14 (4.93%) OO
13 14 (4.93%) OOD
13 14 (4.93%) Test Scripting
14 13 (4.58%) Line Management
15 12 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.79%) C#
2 40 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 35 (12.32%) SQL
4 30 (10.56%) Java
5 10 (3.52%) C
6 8 (2.82%) Python
7 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.06%) C++
10 3 (1.06%) Perl
10 3 (1.06%) PHP
10 3 (1.06%) Ruby
11 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.70%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) ABAP
12 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.35%) COBOL
12 1 (0.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 53 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.38%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.11%) Degree
6 4 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.41%) CISSP
6 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.06%) CISM
7 3 (1.06%) HNC
7 3 (1.06%) PMP
8 2 (0.70%) CIPD
8 2 (0.70%) CNA
8 2 (0.70%) CNE
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.70%) MCSA
8 2 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.93%) QA
2 13 (4.58%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.76%) IFRS
4 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.70%) RMADS
6 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Puppet
2 6 (2.11%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (0.70%) Nagios
3 2 (0.70%) Nessus
3 2 (0.70%) Nmap
3 2 (0.70%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 132 (46.48%) SAP
2 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.56%) Oracle
4 9 (3.17%) VMware
5 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.46%) Sophos
6 6 (2.11%) IBM
7 5 (1.76%) Citrix
7 5 (1.76%) HP
8 4 (1.41%) Cisco
8 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.06%) BT
9 3 (1.06%) Huawei
9 3 (1.06%) Nokia
10 2 (0.70%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.70%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.70%) Novell
10 2 (0.70%) Qualys
10 2 (0.70%) Siemens
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