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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 161 155 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.05% 6.32% 4.86%
As % of the General category 15.82% 19.47% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 72 54
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £487 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Average hourly rate £30.75 £32.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.65 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £39.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
1018 796 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.90% 32.46% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 534 615
Average daily rate £425 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £12.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 49 £513 +23.49% 18
Bristol -7 48 £375 +7.91% 30
Gloucestershire -5 29 £388 -10.14% 15
Somerset -6 9 £325 +18.18% 5
Devon -2 5 - - 10
Dorset -11 3 - - 3
Cornwall -3 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 125 (40.19%) Finance
2 92 (29.58%) Security Cleared
3 69 (22.19%) Marketing
3 69 (22.19%) Electronics
4 67 (21.54%) SAP
4 67 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (21.22%) Manufacturing
6 65 (20.90%) Programme Management
7 64 (20.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 63 (20.26%) Digital Marketing
8 63 (20.26%) DTV
9 52 (16.72%) DV Cleared
10 49 (15.76%) SC Cleared
11 40 (12.86%) Firewall
12 39 (12.54%) Microsoft
13 37 (11.90%) Linux
14 36 (11.58%) SLA
15 35 (11.25%) Cisco
16 34 (10.93%) LAN
17 33 (10.61%) Windows
17 33 (10.61%) Java
18 32 (10.29%) WAN
18 32 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (9.32%) ITIL
21 29 (9.32%) MS Excel
22 28 (9.00%) Banking
23 24 (7.72%) JavaScript
24 23 (7.40%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.25%) Apache
3 6 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.29%) MS Project Server
4 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) TPMS
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 29 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.25%) MS Project
2 7 (2.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 64 (20.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) BASE24
2 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.61%) SaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.86%) Firewall
2 34 (10.93%) LAN
3 32 (10.29%) WAN
4 23 (7.40%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.11%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (6.11%) UMTS
5 19 (6.11%) MPLS
5 19 (6.11%) LTE
6 18 (5.79%) Internet
6 18 (5.79%) GSM
6 18 (5.79%) DNS
7 17 (5.47%) DHCP
7 17 (5.47%) Ethernet
8 15 (4.82%) VPN
8 15 (4.82%) SNMP
9 14 (4.50%) SDH
9 14 (4.50%) ATM
9 14 (4.50%) Network Security
9 14 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (4.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.89%) MySQL
3 8 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.96%) HBase
7 3 (0.96%) Voldemort
7 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.96%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.64%) DB2
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.93%) Maven
3 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.96%) JIRA
4 3 (0.96%) Selenium
5 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.64%) ERwin
5 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.64%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.64%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.64%) WATIR
5 2 (0.64%) Hudson
5 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 125 (40.19%) Finance
2 69 (22.19%) Marketing
2 69 (22.19%) Electronics
3 66 (21.22%) Manufacturing
4 28 (9.00%) Banking
5 13 (4.18%) Retail
6 9 (2.89%) Billing
7 6 (1.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Military
8 3 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (13.18%) Architect
2 39 (12.54%) Analyst
3 31 (9.97%) Developer
4 29 (9.32%) Business Analyst
5 18 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 16 (5.14%) Network Engineer
7 15 (4.82%) Consultant
7 15 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.18%) Designer
8 13 (4.18%) Administrator
9 12 (3.86%) Field Engineer
9 12 (3.86%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.54%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Test Manager
11 10 (3.22%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.89%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.57%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.79%) HTML
1 18 (5.79%) Web Services
2 16 (5.14%) CSS
3 15 (4.82%) .NET
4 13 (4.18%) Spring
5 12 (3.86%) jQuery
6 11 (3.54%) JSON
7 10 (3.22%) XML
8 7 (2.25%) J2EE
8 7 (2.25%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.93%) HTML5
9 6 (1.93%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.61%) Spring MVC
10 5 (1.61%) WCF
10 5 (1.61%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.61%) LAMP
11 4 (1.29%) Ajax
12 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.26%) DTV
2 12 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.89%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.93%) NHS
5 6 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.61%) Open Source
7 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.29%) Handset
8 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Tandem
8 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.64%) W3C
9 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.64%) Statistics
9 2 (0.64%) MMIC
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.90%) Linux
2 33 (10.61%) Windows
3 22 (7.07%) UNIX
4 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.25%) CentOS
8 6 (1.93%) Fedora
9 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.64%) Solaris
10 2 (0.64%) Debian
10 2 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) bada
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (20.90%) Programme Management
3 63 (20.26%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (9.32%) ITIL
7 22 (7.07%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.43%) Project Management
9 19 (6.11%) Line Management
10 18 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.82%) Scrum
12 14 (4.50%) Migration
12 14 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 12 (3.86%) MVC
13 12 (3.86%) TDD
14 11 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (3.54%) Network Management
14 11 (3.54%) TOGAF
14 11 (3.54%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.22%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.61%) Java
2 24 (7.72%) JavaScript
3 19 (6.11%) SQL
3 19 (6.11%) Python
4 18 (5.79%) Perl
5 16 (5.14%) PHP
6 14 (4.50%) Ruby
7 13 (4.18%) C#
8 11 (3.54%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.54%) C
9 8 (2.57%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) Golang
10 3 (0.96%) PHP5
10 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.96%) Erlang
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.32%) X++
11 1 (0.32%) AWK
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.72%) DV Cleared
3 49 (15.76%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (7.40%) CCNP
6 19 (6.11%) Degree
7 15 (4.82%) CISSP
8 14 (4.50%) CCNA
9 13 (4.18%) ISTQB
10 11 (3.54%) CCIE
11 10 (3.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (2.89%) ISEB
13 5 (1.61%) MCSE
13 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.29%) CISM
15 3 (0.96%) CCVP
15 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.64%) PMP
16 2 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.58%) SLA
2 9 (2.89%) QA
3 7 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.57%) vSphere
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.64%) NFS
4 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.32%) Snort
5 1 (0.32%) Nmap
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Postfix
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) Samba
5 1 (0.32%) NDS
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.54%) Puppet
3 10 (3.22%) HP SIM
3 10 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (2.25%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.61%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (1.61%) SCCM
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 2 (0.64%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.32%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (21.54%) SAP
2 39 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.25%) Cisco
4 20 (6.43%) Oracle
4 20 (6.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 16 (5.14%) Ericsson
5 16 (5.14%) VMware
6 15 (4.82%) HP
7 13 (4.18%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.54%) Juniper
9 8 (2.57%) Symantec
10 7 (2.25%) McAfee
10 7 (2.25%) Citrix
10 7 (2.25%) IBM
11 6 (1.93%) Nokia
11 6 (1.93%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.61%) hybris
12 5 (1.61%) Huawei
12 5 (1.61%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.61%) Polycom
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £500 - £615 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £430 - £630 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £520 - £570 per day
Posted: 18 days ago