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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 37 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.79% 5.83% 9.55%
As % of the General category 17.54% 11.06% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £526 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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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 Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
211 217 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.12% 52.67% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 142
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 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 48 (55.81%) Finance
2 36 (41.86%) Banking
3 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
4 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
5 14 (16.28%) ITIL
6 12 (13.95%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.47%) Oracle
7 9 (10.47%) Project Management
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.30%) 3G
8 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.14%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) PMI
9 7 (8.14%) PMI Certification
9 7 (8.14%) MS Project
9 7 (8.14%) MS Office
9 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) Network Security
10 6 (6.98%) Windows
10 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.81%) SQL
11 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (5.81%) Billing
11 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
12 4 (4.65%) 4G
12 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Project
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) 3G
2 6 (6.98%) Network Security
3 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.65%) LAN
4 4 (4.65%) 4G
5 3 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (3.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.49%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) 2G
5 3 (3.49%) PBX
5 3 (3.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.49%) DPNSS
5 3 (3.49%) QSIG
6 2 (2.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) LTE
7 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.16%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
1 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 48 (55.81%) Finance
2 36 (41.86%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Billing
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.63%) Designer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Project Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.65%) Digital Designer
9 3 (3.49%) Radio Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Lead Designer
10 2 (2.33%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) PMI
2 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) IVR
4 2 (2.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) DTV
5 1 (1.16%) CESG
5 1 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) UNIX
3 4 (4.65%) Solaris
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
2 14 (16.28%) ITIL
3 12 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.14%) Migration
7 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.65%) Change Management
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.49%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.49%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Security Management
10 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.33%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.33%) Scrum
10 2 (2.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) C
3 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Brocade
2 4 (4.65%) Cisco
2 4 (4.65%) Juniper
2 4 (4.65%) Nokia
3 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.49%) McAfee
3 3 (3.49%) Avaya
3 3 (3.49%) Actix
3 3 (3.49%) F5
3 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) BT
5 1 (1.16%) IronPort
5 1 (1.16%) Tandberg
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