The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 61 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.83% 2.92% 4.00%
As % of the General category 9.27% 9.91% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
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£311 £208 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -21.81%
Telecoms
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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 Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
151 212 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.71% 29.53% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 132 103
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £212 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £28.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £36.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 9 £310 +55.00% 3
Mid Wales - 2 £313 -
West Wales +6 1 £190 -38.21%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (20.00%) Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) Electronics
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) DTV
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (13.33%) Use Case
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) XML Messaging
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.33%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (3.33%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.33%) ADSL
4 1 (3.33%) ATM
4 1 (3.33%) GSM
4 1 (3.33%) RNC
4 1 (3.33%) LTE
4 1 (3.33%) 4G
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) SDH
4 1 (3.33%) UMTS
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Ingres
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
1 4 (13.33%) XML Messaging
2 3 (10.00%) WCF
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Fedora
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Test Management
2 4 (13.33%) Use Case
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Kanban
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
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