The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 26 31 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.89% 4.41% 9.55%
As % of the General category 14.58% 17.05% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 26
Median daily rate £328 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £338 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £625 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
Telecoms
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 88 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.83% 25.88% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 90
Median daily rate £360 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +22.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Southampton region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Southampton region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Thunderhead
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Guidewire
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 4 (15.38%) BT
5 4 (15.38%) Avaya
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) MS Project
6 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (7.69%) B2C
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PC Support
5 1 (3.85%) PC Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) NetWare
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) B2C
4 2 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Korn
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) GPFS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Guidewire
1 6 (23.08%) Thunderhead
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Avaya
3 4 (15.38%) BT
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Compaq
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas