The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South West / Bristol
Rank 16 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 65 94 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.03% 10.39% 7.13%
As % of the General category 23.72% 27.65% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 25
Median daily rate £359 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £549 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 274 340 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 33.87% 37.57% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 247 219
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +3.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 56 (40.00%) SAP
3 54 (38.57%) Marketing
4 51 (36.43%) Digital Marketing
5 50 (35.71%) Programme Management
6 49 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (34.29%) Electronics
7 48 (34.29%) Manufacturing
7 48 (34.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (22.14%) C#
10 30 (21.43%) .NET
11 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.57%) Project Management
12 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (12.86%) AngularJS
14 17 (12.14%) MVC
15 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
16 15 (10.71%) HTML
16 15 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (10.00%) CSS
17 14 (10.00%) SOAP
18 12 (8.57%) Oracle
18 12 (8.57%) QA
18 12 (8.57%) SDLC
19 11 (7.86%) BDD
19 11 (7.86%) jQuery
19 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
19 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
20 10 (7.14%) Scrum

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.14%) Drupal
4 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.00%) MS Project
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (34.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (2.86%) 3G
3 3 (2.14%) 2G
3 3 (2.14%) Firewall
3 3 (2.14%) OpenScape
3 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.43%) 4G
4 2 (1.43%) Intranet
4 2 (1.43%) LTE
4 2 (1.43%) Network Security
4 2 (1.43%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.71%) BGP
5 1 (0.71%) IPsec
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) OSPF
5 1 (0.71%) PBX
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) OLAP
5 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 8 (5.71%) Selenium
1 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
1 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
2 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.43%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) JMeter
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 54 (38.57%) Marketing
3 48 (34.29%) Electronics
3 48 (34.29%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.14%) Billing
5 7 (5.00%) Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) Project Manager
3 19 (13.57%) Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 10 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
5 10 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 10 (7.14%) Tester
6 9 (6.43%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.43%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Architect
8 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) .NET
2 18 (12.86%) AngularJS
3 15 (10.71%) HTML
3 15 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (10.00%) CSS
4 14 (10.00%) SOAP
5 11 (7.86%) jQuery
6 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.29%) JSON
7 6 (4.29%) REST
8 4 (2.86%) Ajax
8 4 (2.86%) CSS3
8 4 (2.86%) HTML5
9 3 (2.14%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.14%) Ember.js
9 3 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.14%) Web Services
9 3 (2.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) User Experience
3 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.43%) CESG
4 2 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.43%) FMCG
4 2 (1.43%) PKI
4 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.71%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) iPhone
5 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.43%) Android
2 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.43%) Linux
2 2 (1.43%) Solaris
2 2 (1.43%) Unix
2 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Digital Marketing
2 50 (35.71%) Programme Management
3 49 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.57%) Project Management
5 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.14%) MVC
7 12 (8.57%) SDLC
8 11 (7.86%) BDD
9 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
9 10 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 10 (7.14%) Scrum
9 10 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.00%) SOA
13 6 (4.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) C#
2 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.43%) SQL
4 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.14%) Java
5 3 (2.14%) VBA
6 2 (1.43%) PHP
6 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) Go
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
4 3 (2.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (2.14%) CISSP
4 3 (2.14%) HNC
5 2 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.43%) CISM
5 2 (1.43%) CLAS
5 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ACCA
6 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) CIMA
6 1 (0.71%) CISA
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) IFRS
3 4 (2.86%) PMO
4 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.43%) RMADS
5 2 (1.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Nessus
1 2 (1.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) SAP
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) BT
5 4 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.14%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.14%) Huawei
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
7 2 (1.43%) Qualys
7 2 (1.43%) Siemens
7 2 (1.43%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
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