The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Telecommunications
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.87% 1.38% -
As % of the General category 11.32% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £158 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 53 86 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.51% 29.66% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Cardiff

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Cardiff

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Durandal
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Impala
2 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Junior DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) Durandal
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
2 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds