The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 34 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.61% 10.66% 7.48%
As % of the General category 8.64% 18.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 15
Average daily rate £375 £530 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% +27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £425 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £585 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Telecoms
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
162 250 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.75% 59.24% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 200 109
Average daily rate £400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £122.50 £23.22 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+427.56% -3.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Swindon region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Swindon region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (12.50%) Electronics
5 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.50%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) CLAS
6 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
6 3 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) 2G
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.13%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 4G Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Commissioning Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Process Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) BPR
4 2 (6.25%) CMMI
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (6.25%) Process Management
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CLAS
3 3 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) F5
2 4 (12.50%) Juniper
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.13%) Intel
5 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.13%) IronPort
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
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