Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 30 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.01% 3.91% 3.90%
As % of the General category 28.85% 17.24% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 7
Somerset median daily rate £325 £481 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.47% +63.14% -19.18%
10th Percentile £145 £256 £222
90th Percentile £494 £500 £408
South West median daily rate £405 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% +11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £12.18 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.52% +100.00%
South West median hourly rate £15.48 £37.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -58.72% +212.50% -31.43%

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 104 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.84% 22.70% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 51
Somerset median daily rate £445 £375 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% +20.19% -19.48%
10th Percentile £206 £150 £210
90th Percentile £550 £500 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
Somerset median hourly rate - £24.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.87% -9.09%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -15.13%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +7 20 £313 -37.50% 9
Taunton 0 7 £488 +39.29%
Telecoms
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 26 (86.67%) SAP
1 26 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) Electronics
1 26 (86.67%) Finance
1 26 (86.67%) Manufacturing
1 26 (86.67%) Programme Management
1 26 (86.67%) Marketing
1 26 (86.67%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) CRM
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) ETL
7 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (13.33%) NHS
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.33%) Data Structures

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Route 53
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
1 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.33%) ISDN
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) PABX
2 1 (3.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Power BI
4 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (86.67%) Electronics
1 26 (86.67%) Finance
1 26 (86.67%) Manufacturing
1 26 (86.67%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Compliance Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) LINQ
2 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) Digital Marketing
1 26 (86.67%) Programme Management
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.67%) API Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) hybris