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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 13 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 35 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.47% 7.14% 7.02%
As % of the General category 14.34% 15.28% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 18
Average daily rate
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£530 £413 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.48% -29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £236 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £485 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +35.89%
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
244 144 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 59.08% 46.75% 62.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 111 200
Average daily rate £488 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.22 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
3 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Perl
8 5 (9.62%) WCDMA
8 5 (9.62%) Firewall
8 5 (9.62%) SLA
8 5 (9.62%) QA
8 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
8 5 (9.62%) LTE
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (7.69%) Juniper
9 4 (7.69%) Internet
10 3 (5.77%) CISSP
10 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
10 3 (5.77%) SOA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) BASE24
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) WCDMA
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) LTE
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.85%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) 3G
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) H.323
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.92%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Designer
4 5 (9.62%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Business Solution Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Quality Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Project Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Compliance Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML5
1 2 (3.85%) CSS3
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.77%) Tandem
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) CISA
4 2 (3.85%) CISM
4 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) HND
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CEH
5 1 (1.92%) CCSE
5 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
1 5 (9.62%) QA
1 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Snort
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
1 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Juniper
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee
4 2 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) Unisys
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
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