The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.85% 6.00% 2.13%
As % of the General category 16.22% 28.13% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.19% -  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37 32 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 23.72% 21.33% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £263 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £508 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £50.15 £50.98 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +264.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.15 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.77 £52.50 £41.06
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Portsmouth

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Governance
4 3 (20.00%) PMO
5 2 (13.33%) Samsung
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Java

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) MFC
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 1 (6.67%) PLM
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
2 3 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Samsung
1 2 (13.33%) SAP