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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 8 29
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.84% 11.08% 5.00%
As % of the General category 4.41% 36.63% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 9
Average daily rate
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£335 £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.30 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.59 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.01% +0.28%
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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
68 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.99% 30.24% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 56
Average daily rate £375 £525 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.89% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.30 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £28.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
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 October 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
1 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) PMI
3 7 (28.00%) PMI Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Guidewire
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) Handset
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) iPhone
5 3 (12.00%) DTV
5 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (12.00%) POSIX
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
6 2 (8.00%) Office 365
6 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.00%) Docker
6 2 (8.00%) LXC
6 2 (8.00%) Maven

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
1 4 (16.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Mobility Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Strategy Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) POSIX
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) PMI
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) DTV
2 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 3 (12.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) LXC
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft