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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.43% 8.08% 5.79%
As % of the General category 16.67% 26.21% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 14
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£400 £450 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £196 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.85 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
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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
96 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.59% 30.84% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 46
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.89 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.98% +11.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 8 (20.51%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.26%) Subversion
9 4 (10.26%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.26%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle
10 3 (7.69%) SLA
10 3 (7.69%) LAN
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (7.69%) Retail
10 3 (7.69%) Change Control
10 3 (7.69%) Demand Management
10 3 (7.69%) Dependency Management
10 3 (7.69%) Line Management
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) SDH
2 2 (5.13%) UMTS
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.13%) ATM
2 2 (5.13%) GSM
2 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.13%) RNC
2 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (5.13%) JSP
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
2 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.69%) Change Control
4 3 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) Dependency Management
4 3 (7.69%) Line Management
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) B2B
5 2 (5.13%) B2C
5 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.13%) hybris
3 2 (5.13%) Guidewire
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