The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 10 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 72 35 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.97% 6.33% 12.55%
As % of the General category 24.08% 16.67% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 46
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£400 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.22% -8.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
Telecoms
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
299 210 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 41.41% 37.97% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 150 240
Average daily rate £425 £423 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +10.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Swindon -4 25 £400 -10.11% 5
Salisbury -6 6 - -
Chippenham - - - - 7
Corsham - - - -
Melksham - - - - 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 61 (54.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (37.50%) ITIL
3 39 (34.82%) Windows
4 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
5 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
6 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 31 (27.68%) Finance
8 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 25 (22.32%) Firewall
10 24 (21.43%) Cisco
10 24 (21.43%) HP
11 23 (20.54%) VMware
11 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (18.75%) Active Directory
13 20 (17.86%) Linux
14 19 (16.96%) Symantec
14 19 (16.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (16.07%) DNS
15 18 (16.07%) SCCM
16 17 (15.18%) Banking
16 17 (15.18%) DHCP
17 16 (14.29%) SLA
17 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 15 (13.39%) Project Management
18 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (12.50%) NetBackup
19 14 (12.50%) HP SIM
19 14 (12.50%) ITIL V3
20 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
20 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 5 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 4 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) Firewall
2 18 (16.07%) DNS
3 17 (15.18%) DHCP
4 9 (8.04%) Network Security
5 7 (6.25%) LAN
5 7 (6.25%) WAN
5 7 (6.25%) LTE
6 6 (5.36%) ATM
6 6 (5.36%) VPN
7 5 (4.46%) WCDMA
7 5 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (3.57%) Multicast
9 3 (2.68%) 2G
9 3 (2.68%) 3G
9 3 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.79%) DMVPN
10 2 (1.79%) MVNO
10 2 (1.79%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (1.79%) Valgrind
2 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.89%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.89%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Administrator
2 15 (13.39%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.93%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Storage Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.14%) Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Applications Packager
7 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Designer
8 5 (4.46%) Development Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) JSP
2 6 (5.36%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.46%) .NET
4 4 (3.57%) Web Services
4 4 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (1.79%) XSLT
5 2 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (0.89%) JSON
6 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.89%) Ajax
6 1 (0.89%) WinForms
6 1 (0.89%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.89%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.57%) Statistics
2 4 (3.57%) Wiki
3 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.79%) DTV
3 2 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) CESG
4 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.89%) Handset
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Open Source
4 1 (0.89%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Windows
2 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (17.86%) Linux
4 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.46%) UNIX
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) ITIL
2 15 (13.39%) Project Management
3 14 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 12 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (10.71%) Software Distribution
5 9 (8.04%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.36%) Change Control
6 6 (5.36%) Line Management
6 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.36%) UML
7 5 (4.46%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (4.46%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.46%) ArchiMate
7 5 (4.46%) Information Assurance
7 5 (4.46%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.57%) Network Management
8 4 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.57%) C
3 4 (3.57%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) Ruby
4 3 (2.68%) Python
4 3 (2.68%) SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.79%) VBScript
5 2 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (54.46%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.61%) CCNP
5 8 (7.14%) CCNA
6 3 (2.68%) Degree
6 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.89%) MCITP
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.89%) CCSE
8 1 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.89%) MCSE
8 1 (0.89%) RHCE
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) vSphere
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.57%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.89%) Squid
8 1 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (16.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 18 (16.07%) SCCM
3 14 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 14 (12.50%) HP SIM
4 7 (6.25%) AppDNA
5 6 (5.36%) SCOM
6 5 (4.46%) WSUS
7 4 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (3.57%) OpenView
7 4 (3.57%) HP NNM
8 3 (2.68%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.79%) Nagios
10 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.89%) MOM
10 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.43%) Cisco
2 24 (21.43%) HP
3 23 (20.54%) VMware
4 19 (16.96%) Symantec
5 10 (8.93%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.25%) Citrix
7 6 (5.36%) Juniper
8 5 (4.46%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.46%) BT
8 5 (4.46%) Lumension
9 4 (3.57%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.57%) F5
9 4 (3.57%) Nokia
9 4 (3.57%) McAfee
9 4 (3.57%) SAP
9 4 (3.57%) Brocade
9 4 (3.57%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.68%) IronPort
10 3 (2.68%) Mapinfo
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Steria Recruitment Limited
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