The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.54% 1.58% 2.63%
As % of the General category 4.00% 3.96% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.88% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £205 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £313 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +2.58% +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50 101 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 38.46% 39.92% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 66 45
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £504 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -3.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £35.30 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £47.50 £47.10
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Dorset

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Dorset

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bournemouth +7 2 £425 +100.00%
Telecoms
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto