Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 126 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.04% 7.40% 7.06%
As % of the General category 23.51% 20.40% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 116 87
Bristol median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £363 £313
90th Percentile £625 £581 £516
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Bristol median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £11.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +26.05% +6.63%
10th Percentile £9.75 £14.50 £11.80
90th Percentile £44.25 £37.00 £14.10
South West median hourly rate £14.04 £21.59 £11.90
% change year-on-year -34.95% +81.39% -24.85%

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 536 750 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.93% 36.28% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 527 499
Bristol median daily rate £438 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £227 £303 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £404
% change year-on-year - +11.34% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 11
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +71.28% +16.45%
10th Percentile £14.25 £21.78 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.52 £59.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%

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 28 February 2020.

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

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 91 (72.22%) Finance
2 90 (71.43%) SAP
3 88 (69.84%) Public Sector
4 87 (69.05%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (69.05%) Manufacturing
4 87 (69.05%) Programme Management
4 87 (69.05%) Electronics
4 87 (69.05%) Marketing
4 87 (69.05%) Digital Marketing
5 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.67%) Web Services
8 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
8 20 (15.87%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (14.29%) RESTful
10 15 (11.90%) Linux
11 13 (10.32%) Windows
11 13 (10.32%) HTML
11 13 (10.32%) LTE
11 13 (10.32%) TDD
12 11 (8.73%) Java
12 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
12 11 (8.73%) CSS
12 11 (8.73%) Project Delivery
13 10 (7.94%) SOAP
13 10 (7.94%) XML
13 10 (7.94%) SOA
13 10 (7.94%) Middleware
13 10 (7.94%) Wireless
14 9 (7.14%) PHP

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 8 (6.35%) Mule
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Fuse
2 3 (2.38%) CMS
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) R Markdown
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.59%) Figma
2 2 (1.59%) InVision
2 2 (1.59%) Marvel
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Sketch
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.59%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.79%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Azure
2 3 (2.38%) AWS
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 2 (1.59%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Flow
4 1 (0.79%) PowerApps
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (10.32%) LTE
3 10 (7.94%) Wireless
4 8 (6.35%) GPRS
4 8 (6.35%) GSM
4 8 (6.35%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.56%) HSPA
5 7 (5.56%) RANAP
5 7 (5.56%) SMS
5 7 (5.56%) UMTS
6 6 (4.76%) SSH
7 4 (3.17%) Internet
8 2 (1.59%) 2G
8 2 (1.59%) 3G
8 2 (1.59%) Broadband
8 2 (1.59%) Network Security
8 2 (1.59%) Skype
8 2 (1.59%) UTRAN
8 2 (1.59%) VoIP
8 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.59%) Power BI
3 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) git-flow
2 6 (4.76%) Maven
2 6 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) LSMW
4 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (72.22%) Finance
2 88 (69.84%) Public Sector
3 87 (69.05%) Electronics
3 87 (69.05%) Manufacturing
3 87 (69.05%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Developer
2 15 (11.90%) Architect
3 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Network Design Specialist
9 6 (4.76%) Network Specialist
9 6 (4.76%) OO PHP Developer
9 6 (4.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (3.97%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) Web Services
2 18 (14.29%) RESTful
3 13 (10.32%) HTML
4 11 (8.73%) CSS
5 10 (7.94%) Middleware
5 10 (7.94%) SOAP
5 10 (7.94%) XML
6 9 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 8 (6.35%) JSON
8 6 (4.76%) CSS3
8 6 (4.76%) HTML5
8 6 (4.76%) Laravel
8 6 (4.76%) LESS
8 6 (4.76%) OAuth
8 6 (4.76%) OAuth2
8 6 (4.76%) Sass
8 6 (4.76%) Spring
8 6 (4.76%) Swagger
8 6 (4.76%) WireMock
8 6 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.97%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.59%) Blog
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Photography
6 1 (0.79%) Social Media
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Linux
2 13 (10.32%) Windows
3 9 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.56%) Android
4 7 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (69.05%) Business Intelligence
1 87 (69.05%) Digital Marketing
1 87 (69.05%) Programme Management
2 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.32%) TDD
4 11 (8.73%) Project Delivery
5 10 (7.94%) SOA
6 8 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.56%) Migration
7 7 (5.56%) Network Design
7 7 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.76%) OO
8 6 (4.76%) OO PHP
8 6 (4.76%) Project Management
8 6 (4.76%) Service Design
8 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (3.97%) ArchiMate
9 5 (3.97%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (3.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) Java
1 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.14%) PHP
3 6 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.76%) Java 8
3 6 (4.76%) PHP 7
3 6 (4.76%) XPath
4 4 (3.17%) SQL
5 3 (2.38%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) R
6 2 (1.59%) Python
6 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) Groovy
7 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) RIBA
5 2 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) HP ALM
1 7 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Consul
3 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (71.43%) SAP
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) WSO2
3 7 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 7 (5.56%) HP
3 7 (5.56%) Huawei
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.17%) Talend
6 3 (2.38%) BT
6 3 (2.38%) Sparx
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.59%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (1.59%) Cisco
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) Cadence
8 1 (0.79%) Informatica
8 1 (0.79%) NetScout
8 1 (0.79%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.79%) Tableau