The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.07% 6.80% 8.39%
As % of the General category 22.34% 29.58% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Average daily rate
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£575 £335 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.64% -22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.89 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
94 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.17% 22.98% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 41
Average daily rate £500 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.89 £12.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (31.48%) Finance
1 17 (31.48%) Banking
2 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 12 (22.22%) DTV
4 10 (18.52%) ClearCase
4 10 (18.52%) POSIX
4 10 (18.52%) C
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco
6 7 (12.96%) PMI
6 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
6 7 (12.96%) Guidewire
7 6 (11.11%) Digital Media
8 5 (9.26%) Android
8 5 (9.26%) Handset
9 4 (7.41%) Retail
9 4 (7.41%) iPhone
9 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
10 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.56%) Citrix
10 3 (5.56%) Avaya
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) Windows
10 3 (5.56%) HTML
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) JasperReports
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
1 17 (31.48%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Mobility Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Programme Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Architect
3 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) IT Programme Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) POSIX
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) DTV
2 7 (12.96%) PMI
3 6 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 5 (9.26%) Handset
5 4 (7.41%) iPhone
5 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.56%) Learning Management System
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Content Management
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Release Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.85%) MVC
7 1 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) RHCT
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) RHEV
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco
2 7 (12.96%) Guidewire
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) Avaya
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.85%) Mitel
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.85%) Lotus
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