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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 48 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 20 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.74% 2.04% 2.97%
As % of the General category 9.26% 5.66% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£413 £123 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+236.73% -9.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
216 212 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.59% 36.12% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 152 127
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
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 £9.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 -4 16 £413 +301.45% 11
North Wales - 1 £300 -
West Wales - - - - 2
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Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (27.03%) VoIP
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) CCNP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Firewall
6 4 (10.81%) Wireless
6 4 (10.81%) Android
6 4 (10.81%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 3 (8.11%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.11%) Nokia
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) McAfee
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.41%) OpenROAD
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) VoIP
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) Wireless
3 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.41%) 3G
4 2 (5.41%) 2G
4 2 (5.41%) LTE
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) ADSL
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) Ingres
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Voice Specialist
2 5 (13.51%) VoIP Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.81%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Voice Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Director
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (5.41%) User Stories
3 2 (5.41%) Change Management
3 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Kanban
4 1 (2.70%) OWASP
4 1 (2.70%) Market Research
4 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) CCNP
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) Nokia
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Imperva
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