The first 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 30 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 Wales 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.14% 1.78% 2.43%
As % of the General category 6.99% 5.10% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£456 £123 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+272.44% -9.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +12.69%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
229 196 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.70% 34.94% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 147
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Telecoms
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -12 10 £413 +301.45% 9
North Wales - 2 £300 - 1
West Wales - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) VoIP
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) Finance
5 4 (10.53%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Android
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (7.89%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) CCNA
6 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Windows
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) 3G
4 2 (5.26%) POP3
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) 2G
4 2 (5.26%) LTE
4 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) ADSL
5 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
2 4 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Voice Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Director
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) IPTV
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 3 (7.89%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.63%) OWASP
4 1 (2.63%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (2.63%) Android Development
4 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Validation
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCA
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCEE
4 2 (5.26%) CCAA
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
1 2 (5.26%) XenServer
1 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) F5
3 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee
3 3 (7.89%) Juniper
3 3 (7.89%) Nokia
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Imperva
5 1 (2.63%) SAP