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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 17 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 34 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.92% 6.85% 8.77%
As % of the General category 14.66% 13.95% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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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
232 215 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 47.25% 49.09% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 179 117
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 28 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 28 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 24 (33.33%) Banking
4 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) Windows
7 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Billing
8 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) MS Project
8 6 (8.33%) MS Office
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco
8 6 (8.33%) SQL
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (8.33%) Juniper
8 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.33%) Network Security
8 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
9 5 (6.94%) F5
9 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
9 5 (6.94%) UNIX
9 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.56%) Brocade
10 4 (5.56%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Project
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Network Security
2 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) PBX
4 3 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (4.17%) 3G
4 3 (4.17%) DPNSS
4 3 (4.17%) QSIG
5 2 (2.78%) NetScreen
5 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.39%) 4G
6 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.39%) IPsec
6 1 (1.39%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 24 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Designer
5 5 (6.94%) PMO Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 4 (5.56%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.17%) Developer
7 3 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Documentation Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Telephony Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) PMI
3 3 (4.17%) IVR
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) DataPower
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) UNIX
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.56%) Solaris
4 4 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) ITIL
1 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.17%) Security Management
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.78%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.78%) Change Control
7 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.78%) Line Management
7 2 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 28 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
4 2 (2.78%) CCNP
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Juniper
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) F5
5 4 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.56%) Brocade
5 4 (5.56%) Nokia
6 3 (4.17%) Avaya
6 3 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) IronPort
8 1 (1.39%) Tandberg
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