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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 8 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.60% 5.61% 3.56%
As % of the General category 22.27% 10.78% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 6
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£464 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £262 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £710 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.59%
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
211 232 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 56.57% 52.02% 61.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 186 157
Average daily rate £468 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 54 (67.50%) Finance
2 47 (58.75%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (10.00%) 3G
8 7 (8.75%) SLA
8 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
9 6 (7.50%) Retail
10 5 (6.25%) PMI
10 5 (6.25%) Oracle
10 5 (6.25%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (5.00%) Business Transformation
11 4 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (5.00%) 4G
11 4 (5.00%) QA
11 4 (5.00%) Degree
11 4 (5.00%) Cisco
11 4 (5.00%) Nokia
11 4 (5.00%) Internet
11 4 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) 2G

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (2.50%) SAS
1 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) 3G
2 5 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.00%) 4G
3 4 (5.00%) 2G
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 2 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.25%) LTE
6 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.25%) DNS
6 1 (1.25%) IPv4
6 1 (1.25%) IPv6
6 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
1 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (67.50%) Finance
2 47 (58.75%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Project Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Designer
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Business Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Quality Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Radio Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.50%) HTML5
2 2 (2.50%) CSS3
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) PMI
3 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.50%) DataPower
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) W3C
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) Tandem
4 2 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (13.75%) Project Management
4 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) SOA
8 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.50%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) CISSP
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CEH
5 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
1 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Snort
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
2 4 (5.00%) Nokia
3 3 (3.75%) Actix
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) Juniper
4 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (1.25%) BT
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Huawei
5 1 (1.25%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
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