Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 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.

Telecommunications
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 134 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.14% 8.45% 9.61%
As % of the General category 21.44% 24.73% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 99 95
Bristol median daily rate £381 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% -3.45% +9.85%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £241
90th Percentile £523 £455 £525
South West median daily rate £388 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% -4.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £11.90 £11.16 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.63% -82.83% -
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £57.50
90th Percentile £14.10 £14.42 £72.50
South West median hourly rate £12.00 £15.84 £30.00
% change year-on-year -24.22% -47.22% +13.21%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 625 554 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 33.28% 34.16% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 388 466
Bristol median daily rate £382 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £513 £496 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 12
Bristol median hourly rate £23.50 £35.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £30.18
90th Percentile £70.60 £58.13 £70.25
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £41.90
% change year-on-year -18.67% -10.50% +24.15%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Bristol

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 65 (48.51%) Finance
2 56 (41.79%) SAP
3 55 (41.04%) Programme Management
3 55 (41.04%) Marketing
4 53 (39.55%) Digital Marketing
4 53 (39.55%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (38.81%) Manufacturing
5 52 (38.81%) Electronics
6 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (16.42%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (12.69%) Broadband
8 17 (12.69%) C#
9 16 (11.94%) Project Management
9 16 (11.94%) SDLC
10 15 (11.19%) .NET
10 15 (11.19%) SOAP
10 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.70%) 3G
11 13 (9.70%) ITIL
11 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (9.70%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.96%) Oracle
13 11 (8.21%) Windows
13 11 (8.21%) 2G
13 11 (8.21%) Scrum
13 11 (8.21%) Selenium
13 11 (8.21%) QA
14 10 (7.46%) Degree
14 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
14 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 3 (2.24%) SAS
1 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) GitHub
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.75%) Google Play
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (12.69%) Broadband
3 13 (9.70%) 3G
4 11 (8.21%) 2G
5 10 (7.46%) 4G
6 8 (5.97%) LTE
7 6 (4.48%) Firewall
7 6 (4.48%) GSM
7 6 (4.48%) Network Security
8 5 (3.73%) 3GPP
8 5 (3.73%) HSPA
8 5 (3.73%) WCDMA
9 4 (2.99%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.24%) Skype
10 3 (2.24%) VLAN
10 3 (2.24%) VoLTE
11 2 (1.49%) 5G
11 2 (1.49%) MIMO
11 2 (1.49%) OpenScape
11 2 (1.49%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Selenium
2 10 (7.46%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.46%) WebDriver
3 9 (6.72%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.48%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) GitLab
6 2 (1.49%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (48.51%) Finance
2 55 (41.04%) Marketing
3 52 (38.81%) Electronics
3 52 (38.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (14.18%) Analyst
2 17 (12.69%) Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.72%) Designer
4 9 (6.72%) QA Tester
4 9 (6.72%) Software QA Tester
4 9 (6.72%) Software Tester
4 9 (6.72%) Tester
5 8 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Change Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Telecoms Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.99%) IT Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Security Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Designer
9 4 (2.99%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) .NET
1 15 (11.19%) SOAP
2 9 (6.72%) CSS
2 9 (6.72%) HTML
3 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
3 7 (5.22%) jQuery
3 7 (5.22%) REST
4 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (4.48%) JSON
4 6 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.73%) Angular 2
6 4 (2.99%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.24%) RESTful
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.49%) LDAP
8 2 (1.49%) SAML
8 2 (1.49%) Web Services
9 1 (0.75%) Ajax
9 1 (0.75%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.24%) PKI
5 3 (2.24%) User Experience
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.49%) CMDB
6 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.49%) IVR
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Linux
3 6 (4.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Programme Management
2 53 (39.55%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (39.55%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.94%) Project Management
4 16 (11.94%) SDLC
5 13 (9.70%) ITIL
5 13 (9.70%) Test Automation
6 11 (8.21%) Scrum
7 10 (7.46%) BDD
7 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
8 9 (6.72%) Analytics
8 9 (6.72%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (6.72%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (5.97%) Change Management
10 7 (5.22%) High Availability
10 7 (5.22%) MVC
11 6 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) C#
2 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.46%) SQL
3 4 (2.99%) VB
4 3 (2.24%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.24%) Python
4 3 (2.24%) VBA
5 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.49%) PHP
5 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) Korn
6 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) CISM
2 6 (4.48%) CISSP
3 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) OSCP
5 2 (1.49%) SANS
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CLAS
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) QA
2 8 (5.97%) PMO
3 6 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.24%) GDPR
4 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.75%) BS25999
6 1 (0.75%) GCP
6 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.75%) IFRS
6 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) IAG
3 1 (0.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.75%) Nmap
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (41.79%) SAP
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.96%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) Huawei
4 7 (5.22%) Nokia
5 3 (2.24%) Actix
5 3 (2.24%) BT
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix
5 3 (2.24%) Remedy
6 2 (1.49%) BMC
6 2 (1.49%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.49%) Siemens
7 1 (0.75%) Agilent
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) Ariba
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) NetScout
7 1 (0.75%) Qualys
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow