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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 59 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.66% 3.03% 2.08%
As % of the General category 6.82% 10.61% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
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£450 £413 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +236.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £325 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
Telecoms
UK

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
220 198 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.39% 28.53% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 149 151
Average daily rate £356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.68 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +126.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.75 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £109.00 £10.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -15 10 £400 -3.03% 6
North Wales 0 1 - - 5
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Use Case
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.00%) Electronics
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) DTV
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) ADSL
1 2 (8.00%) PSTN
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) VLAN
1 2 (8.00%) LLU
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) PABX
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.00%) SDH
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) GSM
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Ingres
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) XHTML
4 2 (8.00%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 2 (8.00%) JSF
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) JPA
4 2 (8.00%) Facelets
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Batch
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Use Case
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Test Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) BT
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
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