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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 18 29 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.34% 5.68% 11.23%
As % of the General category 27.94% 21.21% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Average daily rate £350 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +26.92%
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
68 99 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.25% 26.76% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 83
Average daily rate £408 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 6 (17.65%) Thunderhead
4 6 (17.65%) Guidewire
5 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Avaya
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
6 4 (11.76%) BT
6 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) DTV
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) Java
7 3 (8.82%) VoIP
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) LAN
8 2 (5.88%) B2C
8 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
8 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 3 (8.82%) VLAN
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) 3G
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Intranet
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) DVB
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PC Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) RESTful
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) DTV
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) HACMP
3 1 (2.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) HPUX
3 1 (2.94%) NetWare
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) B2C
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Dependency Management
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Korn
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Guidewire
2 6 (17.65%) Thunderhead
3 4 (11.76%) Avaya
3 4 (11.76%) BT
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Compaq
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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