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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.24% 6.00% 6.96%
As % of the General category 16.28% 22.83% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 19
Average daily rate
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£346 £575 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +64.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.89 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £25.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-43.60% -29.57%
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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
86 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.06% 26.29% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 55
Average daily rate £343 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.89 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% +11.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
1 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 3 (7.89%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) LAN
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) Demand Management
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Guidewire

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) SDH
2 2 (5.26%) UMTS
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) ATM
2 2 (5.26%) GSM
2 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.26%) RNC
2 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
1 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) SDLC
4 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Demand Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.26%) hybris
3 2 (5.26%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.63%) Brocade
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) EMC
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