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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 34 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 150 151 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.98% 4.82% 4.61%
As % of the General category 17.28% 15.98% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 99 80
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.30 £62.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
868 945 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.83% 30.19% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 662 664
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.34 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 55 £355 -5.33% 46
Gloucestershire +7 29 £363 -13.69% 14
Wiltshire -11 29 £475 +17.06% 10
Somerset +14 13 £390 -3.70% 13
Devon +2 7 £313 +4.16% 1
Dorset -8 3 £213 -37.03% 4
Cornwall 0 1 £215 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 157 (48.01%) Finance
2 112 (34.25%) SAP
3 110 (33.64%) Programme Management
4 109 (33.33%) Marketing
5 108 (33.03%) Digital Marketing
5 108 (33.03%) Manufacturing
5 108 (33.03%) Electronics
5 108 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
6 107 (32.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 57 (17.43%) Security Cleared
8 55 (16.82%) Project Management
9 53 (16.21%) Microsoft
10 49 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (13.46%) LAN
12 43 (13.15%) SC Cleared
13 41 (12.54%) SQL
14 37 (11.31%) ITIL
15 34 (10.40%) Cisco
16 32 (9.79%) WAN
17 31 (9.48%) PRINCE2
17 31 (9.48%) SharePoint
17 31 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (9.17%) Firewall
19 29 (8.87%) Migration
20 26 (7.95%) MVC
20 26 (7.95%) Java
20 26 (7.95%) CCNP
20 26 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
21 25 (7.65%) HTML
22 24 (7.34%) Office 365

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 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.75%) Mule
3 9 (2.75%) Mule ESB
4 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.22%) Apache
5 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.61%) CMS
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.89%) MS Office
3 9 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.14%) MS Project
5 6 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.31%) Revit
Business Applications
1 107 (32.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.34%) Office 365
2 18 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.53%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.46%) LAN
2 32 (9.79%) WAN
3 30 (9.17%) Firewall
4 15 (4.59%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (4.28%) Wireless
6 11 (3.36%) Internet
6 11 (3.36%) VPN
7 9 (2.75%) Skype
8 8 (2.45%) IP Telephony
8 8 (2.45%) VoIP
8 8 (2.45%) WLAN
9 7 (2.14%) DHCP
9 7 (2.14%) MPLS
10 6 (1.83%) LTE
10 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.83%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.53%) 3G
11 5 (1.53%) 4G
11 5 (1.53%) Network Security
11 5 (1.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.14%) Big Data
4 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.92%) MS Access
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (3.36%) Maven
1 11 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.75%) JIRA
3 7 (2.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.53%) Selenium
4 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.22%) JUnit
5 4 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.22%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.92%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (0.92%) Mockito
6 3 (0.92%) PhantomJS
6 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.31%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.31%) MSTest
General
1 157 (48.01%) Finance
2 109 (33.33%) Marketing
3 108 (33.03%) Electronics
3 108 (33.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.14%) Banking
4 7 (2.14%) Retail
5 6 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.27%) Analyst
1 63 (19.27%) Developer
2 41 (12.54%) Architect
3 25 (7.65%) Business Analyst
3 25 (7.65%) Project Manager
4 17 (5.20%) Java Developer
5 14 (4.28%) C# Developer
5 14 (4.28%) Senior Developer
6 13 (3.98%) Network Engineer
6 13 (3.98%) Software Developer
7 12 (3.67%) .NET Developer
7 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (3.67%) PMO Analyst
7 12 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (3.67%) Support Engineer
8 11 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (3.36%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.65%) HTML
2 23 (7.03%) CSS
3 19 (5.81%) .NET
3 19 (5.81%) XML
4 18 (5.50%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.20%) JSON
6 15 (4.59%) Spring
7 14 (4.28%) REST
8 13 (3.98%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.98%) jQuery
9 12 (3.67%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.36%) SOAP
10 11 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (3.06%) Web Services
12 9 (2.75%) Apache Camel
12 9 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.75%) JPA
12 9 (2.75%) Spring Integration
12 9 (2.75%) Spring MVC
13 7 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.83%) Reference Data
4 6 (1.83%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.53%) NHS
6 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.22%) Blog
6 4 (1.22%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.22%) Derivative
6 4 (1.22%) PKI
7 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.61%) CMDB
8 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.61%) Physics
8 2 (0.61%) PMI
8 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.73%) Windows
2 19 (5.81%) Linux
3 9 (2.75%) Unix
4 6 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (33.64%) Programme Management
2 108 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (33.03%) Digital Marketing
3 55 (16.82%) Project Management
4 49 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (11.31%) ITIL
6 31 (9.48%) PRINCE2
6 31 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.87%) Migration
8 26 (7.95%) MVC
9 20 (6.12%) Scrum
10 18 (5.50%) High Availability
10 18 (5.50%) TOGAF
11 15 (4.59%) Project Planning
11 15 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (4.28%) OOD
13 12 (3.67%) OO
13 12 (3.67%) Service Management
14 11 (3.36%) Change Control
14 11 (3.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.54%) SQL
2 26 (7.95%) Java
3 23 (7.03%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.81%) C#
5 15 (4.59%) C++
6 8 (2.45%) C
6 8 (2.45%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.45%) Ruby
7 5 (1.53%) Python
8 4 (1.22%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.22%) Perl
8 4 (1.22%) VB
9 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.92%) VB6
9 3 (0.92%) VC++
10 2 (0.61%) MapBasic
10 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.95%) CCNP
3 26 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.81%) CCNA
4 19 (5.81%) Degree
5 12 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.45%) ISEB
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.92%) CISSP
8 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) MCP
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.61%) PMP
10 1 (0.31%) CISM
10 1 (0.31%) MCSA
10 1 (0.31%) MCSD
10 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.22%) QA
4 3 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) HL7
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.53%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.22%) BitLocker
3 4 (1.22%) Firmware
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.22%) UAG
3 4 (1.22%) XenApp
3 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.61%) QRadar
2 2 (0.61%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Nessus
3 1 (0.31%) Nmap
3 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 112 (34.25%) SAP
2 53 (16.21%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.40%) Cisco
4 21 (6.42%) Oracle
5 14 (4.28%) Nortel
6 8 (2.45%) Ericsson
6 8 (2.45%) Juniper
7 6 (1.83%) F5
7 6 (1.83%) Genesys
7 6 (1.83%) Polycom
8 5 (1.53%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.53%) Citrix
8 5 (1.53%) Meraki
8 5 (1.53%) NEC
8 5 (1.53%) Nokia Networks
8 5 (1.53%) Siemens
8 5 (1.53%) TippingPoint
9 4 (1.22%) BT
9 4 (1.22%) HP
9 4 (1.22%) Sophos
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