The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South West / Devon
Rank 30 25 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.68% 4.08% 2.34%
As % of the General category 14.89% 26.67% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £170 £425 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +129.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
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 Devon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 47 30 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 18.01% 15.31% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 14
Median daily rate £374 £319 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.17% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.60% -28.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Devon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -9 6 £170 -43.33% 3
Plymouth - 1 £475 - 1
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Sophos
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (15.38%) Skype
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Replication

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) ISDN
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) MPLS
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
1 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (23.08%) IT Support
1 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) RF Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) RF Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Installation Technician
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CNA
2 2 (15.38%) CNE
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Sophos
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Novell
5 1 (7.69%) SAP