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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 22 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.74% 4.09% 7.25%
As % of the General category 19.64% 18.52% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 22
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£338 £588 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +33.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £305 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.89 £9.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% +49.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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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
112 81 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.24% 22.07% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 74
Average daily rate £343 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.89 £10.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% +28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 8 (22.22%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Intranet
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 3 (8.33%) Retail
6 3 (8.33%) Billing
7 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.33%) Intranet
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) Symposium
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) PBX
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) JSP
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
4 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) B2B
6 2 (5.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Brocade
3 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Nortel
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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