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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.14% 5.88% 8.97%
As % of the General category 17.22% 9.91% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 14
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£400 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £348 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £640 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-36.22% -25.19%
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
209 232 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 53.05% 59.34% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 186 149
Average daily rate £412 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 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 6 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 49 (55.68%) Finance
2 40 (45.45%) Banking
3 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.91%) Project Management
4 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
5 13 (14.77%) ITIL
5 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.23%) Oracle
6 9 (10.23%) 3G
7 8 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.95%) PMI
8 7 (7.95%) SLA
8 7 (7.95%) MS Project
8 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.82%) MS Office
10 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (5.68%) SQL
10 5 (5.68%) Windows
10 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.68%) QA
10 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (5.68%) 4G
10 5 (5.68%) Data Centre

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) SAS
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Project
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) 3G
2 5 (5.68%) 4G
2 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (4.55%) 2G
3 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.41%) LAN
5 2 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.14%) ADSL
6 1 (1.14%) LTE
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
1 1 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 49 (55.68%) Finance
2 40 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
4 3 (3.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.36%) Project Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Quality Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Digital Designer
8 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.55%) PMO Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Radio Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) JSON
3 1 (1.14%) jQuery
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) PMI
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
1 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.55%) UNIX
2 4 (4.55%) Solaris
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
1 14 (15.91%) Project Management
2 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 7 (7.95%) Migration
3 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
4 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
4 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.41%) Change Management
6 3 (3.41%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.41%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (2.27%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) C
3 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Nokia
3 4 (4.55%) Brocade
4 3 (3.41%) Actix
5 2 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.14%) BT
6 1 (1.14%) Huawei
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