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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.83% 3.93% 1.90%
As % of the General category 9.42% 10.24% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Average daily rate £208 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -8.06%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
223 166 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.09% 38.34% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 106 118
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -17 17 £200 -42.85% 2
West Wales -20 2 £308 -
North Wales - - - -
Mid Wales - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
2 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.58%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) Windows
6 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
7 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.33%) CCNP
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) MPLS
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) DSDM
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 3 (6.25%) MS Project
9 3 (6.25%) Java
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) XML
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) ADSL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.08%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) MPLS
4 3 (6.25%) ADSL
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) POP3
5 2 (4.17%) SMTP
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Network Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Procurement Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) JSON
2 3 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) NHS
1 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) IPTV
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) pSOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
1 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (8.33%) DSDM
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) Service Management
3 3 (6.25%) ITSM
3 3 (6.25%) Scrum
3 3 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) UML
5 1 (2.08%) RUP
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) ERP
5 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) CCEE
5 2 (4.17%) CCAA
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) CCA
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (4.17%) XenApp
1 2 (4.17%) XenServer
1 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
1 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Avaya
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Primavera
6 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
South Wales
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