The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Taunton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 0.57% - 3.64%
As % of the General category 3.57% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.09% 34.48% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 6
Average daily rate £350 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £291 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £394 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
Somerset

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Taunton region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) Altiris
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (60.00%) assyst
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) MSI
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) WF
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Altiris
1 3 (60.00%) Nortel
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos