Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 149 123 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.40% 7.16% 8.93%
As % of the General category 24.71% 21.24% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 85 104
Bristol median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £239
90th Percentile £588 £507 £488
South West median daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Bristol median hourly rate £28.13 £11.90 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.34% -24.06% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.80 £12.19
90th Percentile £42.23 £14.10 £28.93
South West median hourly rate £21.59 £11.80 £22.00
% change year-on-year +82.92% -46.36% -52.38%

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 603 579 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.94% 33.72% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 378 399
Bristol median daily rate £438 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.65% +4.73%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £252
90th Percentile £588 £494 £516
South West median daily rate £450 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 15
Bristol median hourly rate £38.88 £28.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.70% -24.71% -
10th Percentile £29.41 £11.80 £13.06
90th Percentile £50.00 £65.05 £67.50
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +45.61% -27.39% -6.55%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 102 (68.46%) Finance
2 100 (67.11%) Electronics
3 97 (65.10%) Programme Management
3 97 (65.10%) SAP
3 97 (65.10%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (65.10%) Marketing
4 96 (64.43%) Digital Marketing
4 96 (64.43%) Manufacturing
5 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
5 41 (27.52%) .NET
6 39 (26.17%) C#
6 39 (26.17%) JavaScript
7 35 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
9 29 (19.46%) HTML
10 23 (15.44%) Test Automation
11 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (13.42%) CSS
13 19 (12.75%) Linux
14 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET
15 17 (11.41%) SQL
15 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
15 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
16 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio Team System
16 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (10.74%) AngularJS
16 16 (10.74%) jQuery
16 16 (10.74%) CRM
16 16 (10.74%) MVC

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 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) Azure Functions
2 7 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (4.70%) Serverless
3 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.68%) IaaS
3 4 (2.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) 4G
2 10 (6.71%) 3G
2 10 (6.71%) HTTP
2 10 (6.71%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (6.04%) LTE
4 8 (5.37%) 2G
5 7 (4.70%) GSM
6 6 (4.03%) 5G
7 5 (3.36%) Firewall
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.68%) HSPA
8 4 (2.68%) VPN
8 4 (2.68%) WCDMA
8 4 (2.68%) Wireless
8 4 (2.68%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.01%) Intranet
9 3 (2.01%) RNC
9 3 (2.01%) UMTS
9 3 (2.01%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) OLAP
6 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.67%) Power BI
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.37%) Subversion
5 7 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.68%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 102 (68.46%) Finance
2 100 (67.11%) Electronics
3 97 (65.10%) Marketing
4 96 (64.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.70%) Billing
6 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.68%) Automotive
8 2 (1.34%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (32.21%) Developer
2 23 (15.44%) C# Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Analyst
4 16 (10.74%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.07%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (10.07%) C# Software Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.40%) CRM Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.04%) Development Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.52%) .NET
2 29 (19.46%) HTML
3 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (13.42%) CSS
5 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET
6 16 (10.74%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.74%) jQuery
7 9 (6.04%) RESTful
7 9 (6.04%) XML
8 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (5.37%) Middleware
8 8 (5.37%) React
8 8 (5.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Core
9 7 (4.70%) WCF
10 6 (4.03%) JSON
10 6 (4.03%) REST
10 6 (4.03%) SOAP
11 3 (2.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Digital Media
2 9 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Social Media
6 2 (1.34%) Fintech
6 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Linux
2 8 (5.37%) Mac OS X
2 8 (5.37%) Unix
3 6 (4.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (65.10%) Business Intelligence
1 97 (65.10%) Programme Management
2 96 (64.43%) Digital Marketing
3 35 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.44%) Test Automation
5 21 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (10.74%) CRM
6 16 (10.74%) MVC
7 15 (10.07%) Scrum
7 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
8 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.71%) Web Development
10 9 (6.04%) Migration
10 9 (6.04%) SDLC
10 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.04%) TDD
10 9 (6.04%) Visualisation
10 9 (6.04%) Wireframes
10 9 (6.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.17%) C#
1 39 (26.17%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.41%) SQL
3 12 (8.05%) Python
4 11 (7.38%) C++
5 9 (6.04%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.37%) C
6 8 (5.37%) Ruby
7 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.68%) Ada
8 4 (2.68%) PHP
9 3 (2.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.40%) Degree
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) APMP
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.34%) PMO
2 2 (1.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) Firmware
Vendors
1 97 (65.10%) SAP
2 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.40%) Oracle
4 8 (5.37%) IBM
5 7 (4.70%) Huawei
5 7 (4.70%) Nokia
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco
7 4 (2.68%) Actix
7 4 (2.68%) Snow
7 4 (2.68%) Veritas
7 4 (2.68%) VMware
8 3 (2.01%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.01%) Nortel
9 2 (1.34%) Intel