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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 10 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 44 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.58% 5.93% 6.41%
As % of the General category 18.72% 13.33% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 17
Average daily rate
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£470 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.66% -16.66%
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
235 165 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 56.49% 44.47% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 127 188
Average daily rate £473 £410 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 45 (63.38%) Finance
2 36 (50.70%) Banking
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
5 10 (14.08%) Project Management
6 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.86%) SLA
9 6 (8.45%) 3G
9 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.04%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (7.04%) QA
10 5 (7.04%) Firewall
10 5 (7.04%) Cisco
11 4 (5.63%) ITIL
11 4 (5.63%) Linux
11 4 (5.63%) Internet
11 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
11 4 (5.63%) Juniper
11 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (5.63%) Retail
11 4 (5.63%) Electronics
11 4 (5.63%) 2G
11 4 (5.63%) Degree
11 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
11 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) SAS
1 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) SPSS
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BASE24
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) 3G
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.63%) 4G
3 4 (5.63%) 2G
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) LTE
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.82%) WCDMA
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) ADSL
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) OSPF
6 1 (1.41%) BGP
6 1 (1.41%) H.323
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (63.38%) Finance
2 36 (50.70%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Architect
2 9 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Project Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Designer
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Business Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Business Solution Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Quality Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Radio Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Compliance Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
1 2 (2.82%) CSS
1 2 (2.82%) XML
1 2 (2.82%) HTML5
1 2 (2.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.23%) PMI
2 3 (4.23%) Tandem
3 2 (2.82%) Statistics
3 2 (2.82%) W3C
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.41%) DTV
4 1 (1.41%) Handset
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.41%) DataPower
4 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 3 (4.23%) SOA
6 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.82%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) Perl
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.23%) CISSP
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) CCNP
5 2 (2.82%) CISA
5 2 (2.82%) CISM
6 1 (1.41%) CCSE
6 1 (1.41%) CEH
6 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.41%) HND
6 1 (1.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.04%) QA
4 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.41%) Snort
1 1 (1.41%) Nmap
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Nessus
1 2 (2.82%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Cisco
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Juniper
3 3 (4.23%) Actix
4 2 (2.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.82%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.82%) Nokia
4 2 (2.82%) McAfee
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Siebel
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Sun
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) BT
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.41%) Huawei
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