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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.65% 8.97% 10.07%
As % of the General category 18.60% 24.26% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 19
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £162 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £481 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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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
129 136 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.35% 36.96% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 121 60
Average daily rate £538 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.26% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £165 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% -22.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (54.29%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 8 (22.86%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) Subversion
7 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.57%) SLA
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco
8 3 (8.57%) MS Office
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
9 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.71%) ATM
9 2 (5.71%) GSM
9 2 (5.71%) LAN
9 2 (5.71%) SDH

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FS
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.71%) ATM
2 2 (5.71%) GSM
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) SDH
2 2 (5.71%) UMTS
2 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.71%) RNC
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Project Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Line Management
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Dependency Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.71%) WFM
4 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.71%) NetApp
3 2 (5.71%) Mitel
3 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.71%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.86%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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