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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 161 206 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.19% 7.29% 4.22%
As % of the General category 16.48% 21.96% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 11
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
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
977 938 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.48% 33.18% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 568 609
Average daily rate £415 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 36
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 63 £459 +31.21% 28
Bristol -8 56 £325 -8.45% 25
Gloucestershire -22 16 £406 -14.47% 14
Somerset -11 5 £394 +43.18% 9
Cornwall 0 3 £60 -76.00% 1
Devon -1 3 £185 - 7
Dorset -4 2 - - 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 140 (44.44%) Finance
2 78 (24.76%) Electronics
3 76 (24.13%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 75 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 74 (23.49%) SAP
6 73 (23.17%) Marketing
6 73 (23.17%) Programme Management
7 72 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 71 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
8 71 (22.54%) DTV
9 44 (13.97%) DV Cleared
10 42 (13.33%) Banking
10 42 (13.33%) Linux
11 40 (12.70%) SLA
11 40 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (12.38%) SC Cleared
13 38 (12.06%) Microsoft
14 36 (11.43%) Java
15 31 (9.84%) Windows
16 29 (9.21%) JavaScript
17 27 (8.57%) Firewall
17 27 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (8.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 27 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
18 26 (8.25%) Project Management
19 25 (7.94%) Service Delivery
19 25 (7.94%) UMTS
20 24 (7.62%) GSM
20 24 (7.62%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) Apache
3 6 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.27%) Mule
6 3 (0.95%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) TPMS
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.32%) Lync
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) nginx
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 22 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Project
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) FastStats
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 72 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.32%) BASE24
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.63%) Pure360
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.57%) Firewall
1 27 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (7.94%) UMTS
3 24 (7.62%) GSM
4 22 (6.98%) WAN
5 21 (6.67%) LAN
6 20 (6.35%) SDH
6 20 (6.35%) Ethernet
7 18 (5.71%) ATM
7 18 (5.71%) Internet
7 18 (5.71%) RNC
8 16 (5.08%) LTE
8 16 (5.08%) 3G
9 14 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.44%) VPN
9 14 (4.44%) DNS
10 12 (3.81%) DHCP
11 11 (3.49%) VoIP
11 11 (3.49%) Wireless
12 9 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.54%) MySQL
4 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.95%) HBase
8 3 (0.95%) Voldemort
8 3 (0.95%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) DB2
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.86%) LoadRunner
1 9 (2.86%) Maven
2 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.95%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) Selenium
5 2 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.63%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.63%) ERwin
5 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
General
1 140 (44.44%) Finance
2 78 (24.76%) Electronics
3 75 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 73 (23.17%) Marketing
5 42 (13.33%) Banking
6 14 (4.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.27%) Billing
8 3 (0.95%) Military
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (12.06%) Architect
1 38 (12.06%) Analyst
2 35 (11.11%) Developer
3 27 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 25 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 16 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.76%) Consultant
8 13 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.81%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.49%) Designer
10 11 (3.49%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.49%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (3.17%) Service Manager
11 10 (3.17%) Test Manager
11 10 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.30%) HTML
2 20 (6.35%) CSS
3 18 (5.71%) Web Services
4 15 (4.76%) Spring
5 14 (4.44%) jQuery
6 13 (4.13%) .NET
7 10 (3.17%) JSON
8 9 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (2.86%) HTML5
8 9 (2.86%) XML
8 9 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.54%) Spring MVC
9 8 (2.54%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.90%) J2EE
11 6 (1.90%) CSS3
12 5 (1.59%) Ajax
13 4 (1.27%) WCF
13 4 (1.27%) JPA
13 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.54%) DTV
2 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.90%) NHS
5 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.95%) User Experience
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.95%) PMI
6 3 (0.95%) Clustering
6 3 (0.95%) Handset
6 3 (0.95%) Tandem
7 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.63%) Statistics
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.63%) W3C
7 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.33%) Linux
2 31 (9.84%) Windows
3 22 (6.98%) UNIX
4 15 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.90%) CentOS
7 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.59%) Fedora
9 4 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.63%) Debian
10 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.63%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) bada
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.13%) Business Intelligence
2 73 (23.17%) Programme Management
3 71 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (8.25%) Project Management
7 25 (7.94%) Service Delivery
8 24 (7.62%) ITIL
9 23 (7.30%) Line Management
10 16 (5.08%) WFM
10 16 (5.08%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.44%) TDD
11 14 (4.44%) MVC
12 13 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (3.49%) Scrum
13 11 (3.49%) Migration
14 10 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 10 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.43%) Java
2 29 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.30%) SQL
4 22 (6.98%) Python
5 15 (4.76%) C
6 14 (4.44%) Perl
6 14 (4.44%) PHP
7 13 (4.13%) C#
7 13 (4.13%) C++
8 12 (3.81%) Ruby
9 11 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.95%) Golang
10 3 (0.95%) Erlang
11 2 (0.63%) PHP5
11 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.97%) DV Cleared
3 39 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.76%) Degree
6 13 (4.13%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.81%) CCNA
8 11 (3.49%) CCNP
9 10 (3.17%) ISEB
9 10 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.22%) CISSP
11 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.90%) MCSE
12 5 (1.59%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.27%) CISM
13 4 (1.27%) VCP4
14 3 (0.95%) CCVP
15 2 (0.63%) CISA
15 2 (0.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.70%) SLA
2 8 (2.54%) QA
2 8 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) COREP
5 1 (0.32%) FINREP
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) Basel II
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.59%) vSphere
3 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.63%) NFS
4 2 (0.63%) NDS
5 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Postfix
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
5 1 (0.32%) Samba
5 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.32%) Snort
5 1 (0.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (3.81%) Puppet
1 12 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.22%) HP SIM
3 7 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.95%) SCCM
6 2 (0.63%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (23.49%) SAP
2 38 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 20 (6.35%) Cisco
6 18 (5.71%) Oracle
7 13 (4.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.81%) VMware
9 10 (3.17%) HP
9 10 (3.17%) Juniper
9 10 (3.17%) Nokia
10 9 (2.86%) IBM
11 7 (2.22%) McAfee
12 6 (1.90%) hybris
13 5 (1.59%) Avaya
13 5 (1.59%) Symantec
13 5 (1.59%) Polycom
13 5 (1.59%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.59%) Huawei
14 4 (1.27%) Citrix
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