Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 43 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.70% 3.05% 4.43%
As % of the General category 14.49% 16.67% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 17
Somerset median daily rate £311 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £272 £179 £241
90th Percentile £452 £475 £473
South West median daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Somerset median hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.82% +57.14%
South West median hourly rate £21.59 £11.80 £22.00
% change year-on-year +82.92% -46.36% -52.38%

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 69 84 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.60% 18.30% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 67
Somerset median daily rate £464 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.41% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £147 £260
90th Percentile £550 £515 £493
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 16
Somerset median hourly rate £43.63 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +7.59% -6.51%
10th Percentile £41.26 £15.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £47.09 £54.00 £42.13
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -27.85% -5.95%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +4 5 £325 +4.00%
Taunton +4 1 £488 +62.50%
Telecoms
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Electronics
1 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Marketing
1 8 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Billing
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
5 1 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (10.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (80.00%) Electronics
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) API Integration
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware