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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 146 120 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.47% 5.09% 5.71%
As % of the General category 13.92% 16.06% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 55 63
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£438 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £26.50 £32.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.10 £6.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.65 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -8 52 £500 +25.00% 11
Gloucestershire +4 31 £375 -9.09% 5
Bristol -21 26 £381 +8.85% 18
Somerset -8 10 £350 +27.27% 2
Devon - 6 - - 7
Dorset -9 4 £250 -14.52% 1
Cornwall +9 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 138 (41.07%) Security Cleared
2 123 (36.61%) Finance
3 90 (26.79%) DV Cleared
4 63 (18.75%) Marketing
5 61 (18.15%) Electronics
6 60 (17.86%) SAP
7 59 (17.56%) Manufacturing
7 59 (17.56%) SC Cleared
7 59 (17.56%) Programme Management
8 56 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 56 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 55 (16.37%) DTV
9 55 (16.37%) Digital Marketing
10 52 (15.48%) Windows
11 51 (15.18%) Microsoft
12 45 (13.39%) MS Excel
13 42 (12.50%) Firewall
14 40 (11.90%) Linux
15 39 (11.61%) SLA
15 39 (11.61%) Cisco
16 38 (11.31%) ITIL
17 35 (10.42%) Java
17 35 (10.42%) LAN
18 34 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (9.82%) WAN
19 33 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
22 28 (8.33%) HP
23 27 (8.04%) Active Directory

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.08%) Apache
4 5 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.19%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) TPMS
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.98%) MS Office
3 9 (2.68%) MS Project
4 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.89%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 56 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.50%) Firewall
2 35 (10.42%) LAN
3 33 (9.82%) WAN
4 24 (7.14%) LTE
5 22 (6.55%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.25%) GSM
6 21 (6.25%) UMTS
6 21 (6.25%) DHCP
7 20 (5.95%) DNS
8 18 (5.36%) MPLS
8 18 (5.36%) Network Security
9 17 (5.06%) Internet
9 17 (5.06%) SNMP
10 16 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
11 15 (4.46%) VPN
11 15 (4.46%) Ethernet
12 14 (4.17%) ATM
12 14 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (3.87%) OSPF
14 11 (3.27%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.08%) MySQL
3 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.89%) HBase
6 3 (0.89%) Voldemort
6 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.89%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.60%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.30%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.79%) MSI
3 5 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.49%) Selenium
3 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.19%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.19%) Maven
5 3 (0.89%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (0.89%) JUnit
6 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.60%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.60%) JIRA
6 2 (0.60%) WATIR
6 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 123 (36.61%) Finance
2 63 (18.75%) Marketing
3 61 (18.15%) Electronics
4 59 (17.56%) Manufacturing
5 26 (7.74%) Banking
6 11 (3.27%) Retail
7 9 (2.68%) Billing
8 6 (1.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Military
9 3 (0.89%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (11.61%) Analyst
2 38 (11.31%) Architect
3 34 (10.12%) Developer
4 24 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.95%) Administrator
7 18 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.76%) Designer
9 14 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.87%) Test Manager
10 13 (3.87%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.87%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.27%) Consultant
13 10 (2.98%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.98%) Field Engineer
13 10 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.68%) Storage Administrator
14 9 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.65%) .NET
2 18 (5.36%) Web Services
3 14 (4.17%) HTML
4 13 (3.87%) CSS
5 12 (3.57%) XML
6 11 (3.27%) JSON
7 10 (2.98%) jQuery
7 10 (2.98%) Spring
8 7 (2.08%) J2EE
9 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.79%) JSP
9 6 (1.79%) Application Packaging
10 5 (1.49%) WCF
10 5 (1.49%) HTML5
10 5 (1.49%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.19%) Spring MVC
11 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.19%) Ajax
11 4 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.37%) DTV
2 12 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.79%) Open Source
6 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.19%) Wiki
7 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.19%) Handset
7 4 (1.19%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.89%) Statistics
8 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.89%) Tandem
8 3 (0.89%) NHS
8 3 (0.89%) User Experience
8 3 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
9 2 (0.60%) MMIC
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.48%) Windows
2 40 (11.90%) Linux
3 29 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (6.55%) UNIX
5 19 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.49%) CentOS
9 5 (1.49%) Fedora
9 5 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.89%) Solaris
10 3 (0.89%) Android
11 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) bada
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.30%) Debian
12 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.56%) Programme Management
2 56 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (16.37%) Digital Marketing
4 38 (11.31%) ITIL
5 34 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (6.85%) Project Management
7 23 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.65%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.06%) Line Management
10 16 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 16 (4.76%) Migration
11 15 (4.46%) Scrum
11 15 (4.46%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.17%) UML
12 14 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.87%) Network Management
14 12 (3.57%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.57%) Business Development
15 11 (3.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.42%) Java
2 26 (7.74%) SQL
3 21 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 21 (6.25%) Perl
4 20 (5.95%) Python
5 19 (5.65%) C#
6 17 (5.06%) C
7 14 (4.17%) Ruby
7 14 (4.17%) PHP
8 12 (3.57%) C++
8 12 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.60%) Golang
11 2 (0.60%) PHP5
12 1 (0.30%) Erlang
12 1 (0.30%) XPath
12 1 (0.30%) X++
12 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 138 (41.07%) Security Cleared
2 90 (26.79%) DV Cleared
3 59 (17.56%) SC Cleared
4 32 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.74%) CCNP
6 20 (5.95%) Degree
6 20 (5.95%) ISTQB
7 16 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (4.46%) CISSP
9 14 (4.17%) CCNA
10 12 (3.57%) ISEB
11 11 (3.27%) CCIE
12 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.49%) MCSE
13 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.19%) CISM
15 3 (0.89%) CCVP
16 2 (0.60%) CISA
16 2 (0.60%) HND
17 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.61%) SLA
2 8 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.49%) QA
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (3.27%) vSphere
3 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.89%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.60%) NFS
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) NDS
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) Snort
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
6 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.06%) HP SIM
2 15 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.46%) SCCM
3 13 (3.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.68%) Puppet
6 8 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.49%) AppDNA
8 4 (1.19%) SCOM
8 4 (1.19%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.89%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.89%) OpenView
9 3 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.60%) Nagios
10 2 (0.60%) Nessus
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
11 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) SAP
2 51 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.61%) Cisco
4 28 (8.33%) HP
5 23 (6.85%) VMware
6 21 (6.25%) Oracle
7 16 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 14 (4.17%) Symantec
9 12 (3.57%) Ericsson
9 12 (3.57%) Juniper
10 11 (3.27%) Citrix
11 10 (2.98%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.68%) McAfee
12 9 (2.68%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.08%) Brocade
14 6 (1.79%) Nokia
14 6 (1.79%) IBM
15 5 (1.49%) BT
16 4 (1.19%) Avaya
16 4 (1.19%) Huawei
South West England
People Source
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £520 - £570 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £566 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £510 - £570 per day
Posted: 23 days ago