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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 29 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.07% 3.95% 6.07%
As % of the General category 14.89% 15.29% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 16
Median daily rate £365 £350 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £580 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £14.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-4.75% -41.25%
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
47 85 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.61% 25.84% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 63
Median daily rate £360 £346 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -30.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £544 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +101.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
2 6 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Thunderhead
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) GSM
3 3 (12.50%) UMTS
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) NGN
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) ProCurve

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 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) GSM
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) UMTS
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) NGN
3 1 (4.17%) Telepresence
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Implementation Controller
4 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) PMO Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) HPUX
2 1 (4.17%) NetWare
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Server Building
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) GPFS
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 6 (25.00%) Thunderhead
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Compaq
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas